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THIS IS AN ADVANCE RESERVATION - ETA NOVEMBER 2019.
ESTIMATED PRICE - AS A GUIDE ONLY - BASED ON CURRENT COSTS ETC - £79.99. YOU ARE ONLY CHARGED WHEN THE MODELS HAVE BEEN DELIVERED. IF THE FINAL PRICE IS 10% MORE THAN OUR ESTIMATE WE WILL CONTACT YOU BEFORE WE CHARGE.YOU WILL OF COURSE PAY A LOWER PRICE SHOULD OUR COST REDUCE.
A 10% PRE-ORDER DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED TO THE FINAL SHELF PRICE OF THESE MODELS.
In response to many requests, Walthers is pleased to announce HO models of the historic Union Pacific train honoring the late President George H. W. Bush, which will include a WalthersMainline SD70ACe 4141, and select WalthersProto cars from the Heritage Fleet. Each car comes fully assembled for operation or display, with a variety of features as noted below.
• Perfect for fan trips and special events behind 4141 and other UP power
• First time with factory-printed UPP numbers and car names
• Baggage car includes full-color Presidential Seal decal
• Finished in modern-era UP excursion scheme
• Factory-installed grab irons
• Prototypically accurate window tinting as appropriate
Delivered new in the fall of 1962, Postal Storage car 5769 was renumbered 24486 and reassigned to a planned new express service in 1969. When those plans were cancelled a year later, the car joined the maintenance fleet as 904286. In 2000, the car was reassigned once more, this time for special service during the political conventions that year, receiving large US flag graphics, and it's original car number with the new UPP reporting marks. Named for Council Bluffs, Iowa, UP's designated starting point, today it serves the Heritage Fleet as a Baggage-Recreation car.
PLEASE NOTE: As these cars are the correct prototype length and feature full underbody detail to match the prototypes, a minimum 24" radius is recommended for operation.
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