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Canadian piggyback trailers from Rapido Trains

By | May 18, 2022

Newly tooled HO scale models offered with and without side door

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various schemes of 26-foot can cars

Canadian piggyback trailers

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: $31.95 each

Manufacturer: Rapido Trains Inc., 500 Alden Road, Unit 21, Markham, Ontario L3R 5H5 Canada, 905-474-3314, rapidotrains.com

various schemes of 26-foot can cars
Canadian piggyback trailers: 26-foot Can-Car Industries dry van from Rapido Trains Inc.

26-foot Can-Car Industries dry van features:

  • Landing gear with two separate pieces to simulation in-motion or parked positions
  • Separate, factory-applied mudflaps
  • Detailed wheel and axle area
  • Upright and collapsed hitches
  • Two styles of front stabilizing bars
  • Order deadline and release date to be announced

Road Names: Canada Cartage, CN Express/Messageries (with side door), CN Piggyback (with side door), CP Rail, CP Express, Smith Transport, Reimer Trucking, and Simpsons. Three trailer numbers per scheme; also available painted silver but unlettered (with and without side door).

various schemes of 45-foot trailers without side door
Canadian piggyback trailers: 45-foot Trailmobile dry van without side door from Rapido Trains Inc.
various schemes of trailers with side door
Canadian piggyback trailers: 45-foot Trailmobile dry van with side door from Rapido Trains Inc.

45-foot Trailmobile dry van features:

  • Landing gear with two separate pieces to simulation in-motion or parked positions
  • Separate, factory-applied mudflaps
  • Detailed wheel and axle area
  • Upright and collapsed hitches
  • Order deadline and release date to be announced

Road Names: Canada Cartage, Caravan Leasing (with side door), CN SuperTherm, CN Piggyback (with side door), CP Rail (with side door), CP Transport, Smith Transport, Taggart Trucking, and Wilson’s Truck Lines (with side door). Three trailer numbers per scheme; also available painted silver but unlettered (with and without side door).

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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