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Union Pacific “City of Los Angeles” 11 car passenger set

Product Manufacturer: Kato
Manufacturer Model: 106-087
Store Item Number: KAT106-087
Quantity In Stock: 3

Union Pacific “City of Los Angeles” 11 car passenger set

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 traveling 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.

  • 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)

Made In: Japan

Product Condition: New

Product Type: Model Train > Rolling Stock > Passenger Car > passenger set
Scale: N
Reporting Marks: UP
Union Pacific
Union Pacific

Found In Catalog: August 2018
Assembly: fully assembled
Age Group: adult