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1940 B&O National Limited
Announced Jan 24, 2019
16 versions

The National Limited was the premier Baltimore & Ohio train on its route between New York City and St. Louis, with major stops in Washington, D.C., and Cincinnati. The all-Pullman version of the National Limited was introduced on April 26, 1925, as trains No. 1 and 2. On April 20, 1932, it became the first long-distance train to be entirely air-conditioned, and was further modernized in 1940. The Coach Yard will offer an 8-car heavyweight 1940-rebuilt National Limited, along with a four-car add-on set, as well as number of individual cars in the 1950s paint scheme, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted per prototype in HO scale.

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CB&Q Anniversary Trains
Announced Sep 10, 2018
24 versions

In 1930 the Burlington Route celebrated its 80th anniversary. To commemorate the event, the road re-equipped three of its crack limiteds. For the overnight run from Chicago to Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, a new train, the Ak-Sar-Ben, was instituted. On the Denver line, via Omaha and Lincoln, the road refurbished its Colorado-Chicago Limited and renamed it the Aristocrat. The new Blackhawk received brand-new equipment for the Twin Cities overnight service. These three heavyweight flyers represented an
investment of $3 million and more than a year’s labor on the part of the master craftsmen at Pullman. The Coach Yard will offer train sets for the Aristocrat, new Blackhawk and Ak-Sar-Ben, along with a number of individual cars, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted per prototype in HO scale.

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Southern Pacific Starlight
Announced Sep 06, 2018
20 versions

Introduced in 1949, the Starlight operated between San Francisco and Los Angeles via the Coast Line. Initially an overnight chair car train, it later included sleepers in its consist. The Coach Yard will offer a nine-car Starlight in HO scale, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype.

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Missouri Pacific Lines River Eagle
Announced Sep 06, 2018
10 versions

In 1940 Missouri Pacific inaugurated the Eagle between St. Louis, Kansas City and Omaha with all-new lightweight equipment from ACF. The Coach Yard is offering a six-car 1940s Eagle, long with its unique E3A locomotive 7000, as well as 1950s de-skirted Missouri River Eagle with a slightly different paint scheme, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted per prototype in HO scale.

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1954 Portland Rose
Announced Jul 03, 2017
33 versions

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HO Scale 1992 SantaFe Employee Recognition Special
Announced Mar 27, 2017
1 versions

In 1992, Santa Fe operated an Employee Recognition Special across the system showcasing these special cars pulled by new Super Fleet diesel power and led by restored 4-8-4 3751. The Coach Yard is offering an eight-car Employee Recognition Special, and a four-car add-on set, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted per prototype in HO scale.

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HO Scale Rio Grande Zephyr
Announced Mar 20, 2017
5 versions

n 1971, the Denver & Rio Grande opted out of Amtrak and continued to run the Rio Grande Zephyr between Salt Lake City and Denver. With its classic consist of Vista Domes, operated through spectacular Rocky Mountains scenery, the train was very popular and continued until 1983. The Coach
Yard will offer the 8-car Rio Grande Zephyr in HO scale, as
well as a number of individual cars, FACTORY pro-finished:
lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype.

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Union Pacific "Streamlined Heavyweight" Cars
Announced Jan 03, 2017
13 versions

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HO Brass TCY-1392 UP M-10004 'City of San Francisco' 9 Car Set
Announced Dec 06, 2016
1 versions

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1941 Union Pacific City of Portland 15 Car Set
Announced Nov 29, 2016
1 versions

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HO Scale TCY PRR 1938 - 1941 Trail Blazer, Jeffersonian
Announced May 03, 2016
21 versions

In 1938 the Pennsylvania Railroad introduced a new two tone color scheme for it’s fleet of passenger cars. The noted industrial designer, Raymond Loewy is credited for the exterior design for the passenger fleet. His design of standard Tuscan red car sides with a panel of darker, almost maroon-purple that ran the length of the car window level and terminated in half circles at both ends. This stunning effect was completed by multiple gold stripes and a new lettering style. The PRR referred to the lettering as “Futura” and the Pullman Company called it “Kabel.” The trains were to ready in the spring of 1938. The Pennsylvania Railroad called the new trains “The Fleet of Modernism.” Many older PRR coaches, diners and a few head end cars were painted in the new scheme. The PRR rebuilt some heavyweight Pullmans that were assigned to the railroad. They changed the external appearance to blend in with the new lightweight equipment. There were knowe as “betterment” cars, an accounting term meaning “improved.” The Coach Yard will offer an 8-car Trail Blazer and 8-car The Jeffersonian, both Fleet of Modernism trains, along with a number of individual cars, in HO scale, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype.

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HO Scale TCY New York Central Pacemaker 1939-1944
Announced May 02, 2016
30 versions

The Pacemaker was New York Central’s premier, all-coach service between New York and Chicago. The Pacemaker was listed as Train No.1, westbound and No. 2, eastbound. The train entered the timetable during 1939 utilizing enhanced or rebuilt heavyweight and modernized cars. The train’s consist was comprised of reclining seat coaches, a twin-unit diner and lounge, baggage dormitory and a lounge buffet observation. The New York Central stated, “ Your ticket to low-cost luxury, the great all new Pacemaker will mean more than ever in low cost luxury. For this famous New York Central coach streamliner is due for an exciting transformation. Yes, the Pacemaker will be gleamingly, luxuriously new. And as always, it will be yours from end to end at New York Centrals’ regular low cost fares.” All cars were finished in the new two-tone gray paint scheme. In 1940, the New York Central re-introduced the Pacemaker in a green paint exterior including red ovals above the car numbers. The Coach Yard will offer an 8-car Pacemaker in both the 1939 and 1941 versions, as well as a number of individual cars, in HO scale, FACTORY profinished: lettered, and painted with interiors as per prototype.

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HO Scale TCY Pennsylvania Railraod 1938 -1941 The General, Spirit of St. Louis
Announced May 02, 2016
23 versions

In 1938 the Pennsylvania Railroad introduced a new two tone color scheme for it’s fleet of passenger cars. The noted industrial designer, Raymond Loewy is credited for the exterior design for the passenger fleet. His design of standard Tuscan red car sides with a panel of darker, almost maroon-purple that ran the length of the car window level and terminated in half circles at both ends. This stunning effect was completed by multiple gold stripes and a new lettering style. The PRR referred to the lettering as “Futura” and the Pullman Company called it “Kabel.” The trains were to ready in the spring of 1938. The Pennsylvania Railroad called the new trains “The Fleet of Modernism.” Many older PRR coaches, diners and a few head end cars were painted in the new scheme. The PRR rebuilt some heavyweight Pullmans that were assigned to the railroad. They changed the external appearance to blend in with the new lightweight equipment. There were knowed as “betterment” cars, an accounting term meaning “improved.” The Coach Yard will offer an 8-car The General and 8-car Spirit of St. Louis, both Fleet of Modernism trains, as well as a number of individual cars, in HO scale, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype.

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HO Scale TCY M-10004 City of Los Angeles 11-Car Set
Announced Jun 24, 2014
1 versions

The M-10004 was bumped by a new City of San Francisco in January 1938 and was subsequently rehabilitated at Omaha shops. On August 18, 1938, Operated jointly by Union Pacific and Chicago & Northwestern between Chicago and Los Angeles, it now had 11 cars, including 7 bedroom 2 compartment sleeper MONMORN TRAIL (from the M-10002) and dazzling new lounge observation COPPER KING (LA-902), rebuilt from auxiliary mail-baggage car 12202. The Coach Yard will offer the 11-car M-10004 City of Los Angeles in HO Scale, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype. Make your reservations now!

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HO Scale TCY M-10002 9-Car Set with power
Announced Jun 24, 2014
2 versions

The 3rd Train- M-10002, City of Los Angeles- was placed in service May 15, 1936. Operated jointly by Union Pacific and Chicago & Northwestern between Chicago and Los Angeles, the streamlined train was Pullman-built, including two power units, and 9-car fully-articulated train. In June 1939, the M-10002 was reassigned to the City of the Portland run. The Coach Yard will offer the 9-car M-10002 with two power units in HO scale, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype. Make your reservations now!

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HO Scale TCY Texas Zephyr
Announced Jun 24, 2014
12 versions

Inaugurated in 1940, the streamlined Texas Zephyr ran from Denver to Fort Worth and Dallas. Operated by Chicago, Burlington & Quincy subsidiaries Colorado & Southern and Fort Worth & Denver, the train was equipped with Budd-built streamlined stainless steel chair cars and an observation dining-lounge car. Sleeping cars were, however, rebuilt streamlined heavyweight cars. The Coach Yard will offer north and southbound version of the 9-car Texas Zephyr with full-width diaphragms, as well as a number of additional individual cars in HO scale, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype. Make your reservations now!

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1946 Two-Tone Gray OVERLAND LIMITED
Announced Sep 13, 2011
4 versions

Established in 1899, the Overland Limited was the premier train on the Overland Route for many years. In 1946,although upstaged by the tri-weekly City of San Francisco, the Overland Limited, it still retained all the special amenities of a premier train, including a diner, lounge with barber shop, valet and shower bath, and through sleepers to Chicago, New York (via Pennsy) and St. Louis (via Wabash). Recently repainted in two-tone gray, the train provided daily 48 hour service between Chicago and Oakland Pier via the C&NW, Union Pacific and Southern Pacific, without the extra fare. The Coach Yard will offer the 8-car 1946 two-tone gray Overland Limited in HO scale, FACTORY pro-finished lettered and painted with interiors as per prototype, plus a three-car add on set.

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ATSF Business Cars
Announced Jan 11, 2011
1 versions

The Coach Yard will be offering a number of Santa Fe Business Cars, FACTORY pro-finished: lettered and painted per prototype in HO scale. A variety of light-weight cars will be offered reflecting different rebuild dates; as well as the four axle heavyweight "Superintendent's Car" AT&SF 400-410 in both Santa Fe Green and Shadow-line.

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