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HO Scale National Steel Car 3650 cf 66’ ‘Railgon’ Gondola - 1st Run

HO Scale National Steel Car 3650 cf 66’ ‘Railgon’ Gondola - 1st Run

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HO Scale National Steel Car 3650 cf 66’ ‘Railgon’ Gondola - 1st Run

Release Date: January 2024

Aurora Miniatures North America Inc. is proud to offer the National Steel Car 3650 cf 66’ ‘Railgon’ Gondola in HO scale. These Canadian-built modern 66’ gondolas were introduced in 2012, they were assigned the GNTX reporting mark and painted in the prominent ‘Railgon’ scheme with a large Tuscan red TTX logo on a yellow background. They can be found across North America in steel mill service. Similar-looking gondolas were also built for BNSF, Canadian Pacific and other owners. We are offering 20 unique GNTX numbers along with a ‘Data Only’ version for the first production run.

Series-Specific Features:

  • GNTX 295500-296099, TTX Class ‘NSG21’, built in 2012 by National Steel Car in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
  • Accurately replicated gondola body style is unique to this series of cars.
  • Low mounted brake rods, also unique to this series of cars.
  • Underframe ‘Piping to nowhere’ reserved for TMB systems.
  • Model depicts ‘as-delivered’ appearance of the prototype gondola.
  • Yellow reporting mark and road number.
  • Yellow Railgon logo on centre side of car.
  • TTX Tuscan-red logo on yellow background on right side of car.
  • Barber S-2-HD Trucks with blue ‘Brenco’ AAR Class K bearings.
  • ‘Data Only’ version have the following lettering omitted: road name, road number, class marking, logos, reflective stripes. Modellers to apply their own decals to complete the model.

General Model Features:

  • First ever HO scale model of this uniquely Canadian 66’ mill gondola!
  • Precision painting and printing.
  • Fully assembled and ready-to-run.
  • All-new model designed from various prototype resources.
  • Highly detailed, injection-moulded plastic body with accurately shaped side and underframe supports.
  • Separately applied grab irons, handrails, reinforcement plates, air brake system components and piping, coupler cut levers and air hoses.
  • Near-scale size draft gear box with side detailing.
  • 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with fully replicated bolster & center plate detail, side bearings and brake beams.
  • NMRA RP-25, Code 110, machined metal 36” wheelsets featuring prototypical wheel contour and axle tapering.
  • Animated rotating roller-bearing caps.
  • AuroraJanney scale head couplers installed.
  • 20 road numbers for this paint schemes, plus 'Data Only' version.
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