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The Union Pacific City of Los Angeles (11pk)

The Union Pacific City of Los Angeles (11pk)


£199.00

Kato

KTO-106087

 

 

Prototype Information:

The "City of Los Angeles" was one of the Union Pacific's "City of" trains, and a direct competitor to trains such as the California Zephyr and Santa Fe Super Chief. With many railroads in the 1950's vying for the attention of the travelling public, the Union Pacific spend 10 million dollars in 1954 to upgrade its passenger services, promoting its commitment to high quality passenger service as well as creating one of the most iconic trains of the golden age of american railroading.

One of the most iconic images of this train were its dome cars ("Domeliners"), which, like the California Zephyr, granted its passengers with an unparalleled view of the countryside as the train would make its trips between Chicago and Los Angeles.


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Passenger Car Features:

  • Unique prototype specific toolings for eight of the cars
  • The observation car is depicted in its pre-modified condition to proudly display its unique, illuminated, signboard.
  • Each car is equipped with low flange wheels, KATO magnetic knuckle couplers and shock absorber construction for smooth and reliable operation
  • Interior of cars can be lighted with optional installation of #11-211/212 Version 2 Interior Light Kit with White LED (DCC Friendly)
Storage Mail -Unique Tooling- 5639  
Baggage-Dormitory -Unique Tooling- 6007
44 Seat Coach 5410
44 Seat Coach 5449
Dome Chair 7002
Lounge -New Tooling- 6205
10-6 Sleeper -Unique Tooling- Pacific Union
Dome Diner -Unique Tooling- 8001
5 Double Bedroom-Lounge Sleeper -Unique Tooling- Omaha
11 Double Bedroom Sleeper -Unique Tooling- Placid Waters
Dome-Lounge Observation -Unique Tooling- 9000