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Rapido Trains 517006 NH 8600-Series Coaches Delivery Scheme with skirts # 8701, N Scale

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Item Number: RAP00517006
Manufacturer: RAP
Manufacturer Part No: 517006




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The New Havens stainless cars were not built entirely from stainless steel like the cars produced by Budd in Philadelphia. Instead, they were constructed from Cor-Ten steel and sheathed with stainless steel fluting panels. The New Haven touted the 8600s as the newest of the new in coach equipment gleaming stainless steel on the outside, the last word in attractive decoration and design on the inside.

The 8600-series coaches were ubiquitous, used on trains system-wide from delivery until the Penn Central years. Penn Central later sold 74 of the 8600s to MBTA and they remained in service in the Boston area until 1988!

Never before available in N scale
Accurately scaled from original blueprints
Designed with input from NHRHTA
Correct tubular cross section with accurate Pullman-Standard stainless steel fluting profile
Rapidos renowned stainless steel finish at the correct color temperature for New Havens cars
Partial skirting or no skirting as appropriate
All-new 41-BNO-11 outside swinghanger trucks with metal wheelsets
Full interior and underbody detail
End diaphragms with etched metal end gates
Easy-Peasy battery-operated interior lighting
Six car numbers plus un-numbered available per paint scheme

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