Athearn Genesis TankTrain A/B & Intermediate Car, GATX/P-TT-L 3-Pack

Athearn Genesis TankTrain A/B & Intermediate Car, GATX/P-TT-L 3-Pack

ATHG67904

Regular price $127.48

GATX W/ BARBER-SCHEFFEL TRUCKS FEATURE:

  • New Barber-Scheffel 100-ton trucks. First time in any scale

Operated in California TankTrain service and later in New England. These cars feature an experimental self steering truck design that was intended to help aleviate rail wear.

GATX PATCHED FEATURE:

In service in California on the TankTrain. These cars were patched from the larger billboard lettering & placed into service. First time early body w/ late small lettering.

GATX WHITE FEATURE:

In service in Canada/New England/New York on a variety of railroads including the Vermont Railway & others.

GENESIS FREIGHT CAR FEATURES:

  • Fully-assembled and ready-to-run out of the box
  • Accurately painted and printed for prototypical realism
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Separate wireform grab irons, etched metal coupler platforms
  • Coupler lift bars, trainline hoses, brake hoses, and hardware
  • Full underframe detail: air brake reservoir, control valve, and brake cylinder with plumbing and brake rod details
  • Trucks with rotating bearing caps
  • Machined metal wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Body-mounted, McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Multiple road numbers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing, plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage

TANK TRAIN FEATURES:

  • Two GATX classes represented: 282-series and 486-series
  • Correct walkways, manways, and load/unload pluper series
  • Finely detailed walkways
  • Correct transfer plumbing per prototype series and end (A-end or B-end)
  • Full underbody plumbing and rigging
  • Detailed, soft vinyl transfer hoses that bend as the car negotiates curves
  • 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with scale 36” machined metal wheels
  • Convenient packs of 2 or 3 makes modeling prototypical sets simple
  • Minimum radius: 18”
  • Recommended radius: 22”
  • 282-series era: 1977 to present
  • 486-series era: 1982 to present