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Pacific Car & Foundry class B-70-69/71/75 boxcars from Rapido Trains

By | May 18, 2022

New 50-foot double-door HO scale models offered in multiple paint schemes

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Pacific Car & Foundry boxcar

boxcars in a variety of paint schemes
Pacific Car & Foundry boxcar from Rapido Trains Inc.

Scale: HO (1:87.1)

Price: single car, $54.95; six-pack, $329.70, six-pack

Era: 1972 to present (varies depending on paint scheme)

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

Pacific Car & Foundry boxcar features:

  • Separate, factory-applied metal grab irons, uncoupling levers, and door tracks
  • Scale sized draft gear with detailed Hydra-Cushion underframe
  • Full underbody brake rigging
  • Multiple door styles
  • Road-number-specific number patches
  • Factory-installed semi-scale knuckle couplers
  • Newly tooled 70-ton trucks with turned metal 33” wheels
  • Order deadline and release date to be announced

Road Names: Canadian National (CNA reporting marks with Superior doors), Golden West Service (GVSR reporting marks with Youngstown doors), St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, with DFL/Youngstown, Superior, and Youngstown doors), and Southern Pacific (brown with Superior and Youngtown doors and Golden West Service patchout with Superior doors). Also available painted brown but unlettered with Superior and Youngstown doors.

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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