New York Central 20th Century Limited 9 Car Set

New York Central 20th Century Limited 9 Car Set




Prototype Information:

Called “The Most Famous Train in the World”, the New York Central “20th Century Limited” is one of the classic and most recognizable named trains of the 20th Century. Headed by some of the world’s most famous locomotives and connecting the great cities of New York City and Chicago, the “20th Century Limited” - along with its competitor from the Pennsylvania Rail Road the “Broadway Limited” - operated for more than 60 years.

Now, coming in late 2020, Kato USA will finally be paying homage to this classic train in N Scale, recreating the train as it appeared in 1948-1954 (a perfect era match with the “Broadway Limited”), with a sleek two-toned grey color and pair of streamlined E7A locomotives with brand new tooling for this project!

Model Features:


  • Completely new tooling for each of the individual car bodies in this set to accurately match the prototype!
  • Specific interior and exterior details that match the 50's era consist, including such iconic cars as the "big window" observation!
  • Shock absorber construction gives even traction and performance, fitting for these "water level route" cars!
  • Observation car with illuminated tail sign.
  • All detail parts installed - fully ready to run!
  • Interior of cars can be lighted with optional installation of#11-211/212 LED Interior Light Kits
  • Released along with a pair of newly tooled EMD E7A locomotives era appropriate to pull the train!
  • E7A locomotives are DCC friendly and compatible withDigitrax DN163K0DorTrain Control Systems K0D8-Gdecoders.

DescriptionRoad # 

N New York Central
20th Century Limited
9 Car Set

Baggage/RPO Car#5017 
Pullman 4-4-2 Sleeper"George Washington Bridge"
Pullman 4-4-2 Sleeper"Bay Bridge"
Pullman 4-4-2 Sleeper"Queensboro Bridge"
Club-Lounge Car"Lake Shore"
Dining Car#401
Pullman 12 Bedroom Sleeper"Port of Buffalo"
5-Bedroom Lounge Observation"Hickory Creek"