New York Central

HO, N, S and O Scale Passenger Car Sides.  Our sides are done with a white styrene outer side and a crystal clear plastic inner side that are to be glued together.  The clear inner side is also used for window glazing.  All sides are undecorated and require a core kit (roof, floor, ends) to make a car shell, or the use of a donor car, unless otherwise indicated.  The diagrams shown are three or four colors:  white lines are the outlines of the sides and doors (if the kit comes with separate doors), green lines are generally window openings, red and blue lines are details cut into the sides.  Descriptions of the cars are of the prototype and usually tell the builder, number of cars made, the original owning railroad, and disposition of the cars.  These descriptions are taken from the "Pullman-Standard Library" and the "Passenger Car Library" by RPC Publications, and are used with permission. All sides listed as fluted include fluting in the kit.

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  • These 20 cars were delivered in early '47 for use in daytime streamliners.  They had ACF's unique aluminum fluting and were painted silver and numbered 280 to 299.  All were scrapped in the mid '60's except one that was sold to a private owner.

    • $29.99
  • There were 55 of these cars delivered between '38 and '40 for use on all of the major named trains for NYC and PRR.  10 of the NYC cars had one section in place of one of the Roomettes.  All were named in the "City of" series.  CN bought 7 of the cars in '58 and scrapped them in '69.  21 went to NdeM and the rest were scrapped.

    • $24.99
  • These cars were among the most favored cars of railroads across the country.  Most were delivered in the late '30's to late 40's.  They were the "Imperial" series.

    • $24.99
  • Most of these cars were delivered to various railroads in '38 & '39 for use on major trains.  

    • $24.99
  • These cars were delivered for the most part in '38 to 40.  This was another popular style for the railroads for use on major trains.  They were named in the "Cascade" series.

    • $24.99
  • These 4 cars were delivered in mid '38 for use on the "20th Century Limited."  They were named in the "Century" series.  All were retired in the '50's and 2 were sold, the other 2 scrapped.

    • $24.99
  • These 4 cars were delivered in mid '38 for use on the "20th Century Limited."  The rooms were rebuilt in '46 to 4 Bedrooms and then placed on the "Commodore Vanderbilt."  2 were sold to Mexico in '56 and the round ends of the other 2 were used to make a tower in the Beach Grove Shops.

    • $24.99
  • These cars were delivered in '38 and were originally used on SP's "Lark" and NYC's "Southwestern Limited."  NYC sold theirs to B&O in '56 for use on the "National Limited."  

    • $24.99
  • These 18 cars were delivered in '39 for use on the "Commodore Vanderbilt," "Detroiter" and several other major trains.  They were named in the "Falls" series.

    • $24.99
  • These 45 cars were delivered to NYC in 10/48 for use in general service.  They were named in the "Bay" series.  IC bought 11 between '59 and '63 and rebuilt them into 9 head end cars and 2 Diner-Lounges (see #4122-R).  CN bought 23, 14 of which were rebuilt into Baggage-Dorms and 7 into Daynighters.  10 went to RI and they rebuilt them all to head end cars. 1 was wrecked in '58. 

    • $24.99
  • These 97 cars were delivered in '49 for use on the "20th Century Limited" and for general service.  They were named in the "River" series.  CN bought 20 in '65, 7 were wrecked and the remainder went to Mexico.

    • $24.99
  • These 16 cars were delivered in '49 for use in general service.  They were named in the "Lake" series.  They ran on the "Commodore," "Detroiter" and "Cleveland Limited."  8 were sold to private owners and the others were scrapped.

    • $24.99
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