Canadian piggyback flatcar
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Price: Single car, $54.95; six-pack, $329.70
Era: 1966-1976 (Canadian National), 1973-late 1980s (Canadian Pacific)
Manufacturer: Rapido Trains Inc., 500 Alden Road, Unit 21, Markham, Ontario L3R 5H5 Canada, 905-474-3314, rapidotrains.com
Canadian piggyback flatcar features:
- Heavy die-cast metal center sill
- Photo-etched deck surface
- Upright and collapsed hitches
- Wire grab irons
- Barber S-2 trucks with metal wheels
- Rapido semi-scale metal knuckle couplers
- Order and release date to be announced
Road Names: Canadian National (Vancouver Iron & Engineering) and Canadian Pacific (Marine Industries). Six road numbers per paint scheme; also available assembled but undecorated (as-built CN and CP versions).
Company information: Rapido Trains Inc. manufactures locomotives, freight cars, passenger cars, and vehicles in N and HO scales. The company was founded by Jason Shron and Sidura Ludwig in 2003.
Reproduced from Rapido Trains Inc. news release May 2022
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