KATO #106-104 N Scale C&NW EMD E8A AND PULLMAN BI-LEVEL "400" TRAIN 6-UNIT SET
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The Chicago & North Western 400 Series Trains were named for the concept of a “400 mile trip in 400 minutes,” with one of the most well-known examples being the Twin Cities 400 between Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Pullman Bi-Level Passenger Cars started their operation on the Flambeau 400 and the Peninsula 400 trains in 1958. At the time, these two 400 trains were the only ones using these then-new Bi-Level cars. In addition to the Bi-level coaches, these two 400 trains also included a special Bi-Level Parlor Car and a Coach-Buffet Car to distinguish the service level from regular Chicago & North Western commuter trains and meet the rider’s needs on the longer distance trips. Model Features: Locomotive: Equipped with a mix of body and truck mounted KATO magnetic knuckle couplers Locomotive: Directional Golden White LED headlights and illuminated preprinted numberboards Locomotive: Drop in DCC compatible Cars: Brand new tooling Bi-Level Cars, available in C&NW paint exclusively through this train set Cars: Smooth rolling blackened metal wheels with all-wheel electrical pickup Cars: Ability to be lit with optional 11-211/212 Version 2 LED Interior lighting kits Cars: Prototypical directional head and tail lights on the Cab-Coach Includes: EMD E8A Chicago & North Western #5022-A Pullman Bi-Level Coach-Buffet C&NW #903 Pullman Bi-Level 4-Window Coach C&NW #700 Pullman Bi-Level 4-Window Coach C&NW #705 Pullman Bi-Level Coach-Parlor Car C&NW #6400 Pullman Bi-Level Cab-Coach C&NW #154 Specially designed bookcase packaging