Re: MTL Passenger Cars
- Smooth Side Passenger cars would make me very happy. I love Smooth
Side Passenger cars trains. I would rather run passenger train over
freight anyday of the week. I fail in love with trains as a 4 or5 year
child in the 40's watching passenger train go pass my family car at
the railroad crossing. Once I saw people riding the train reading,
talking etc, I was tooked.
--- In email@example.com, "Joe DAmato" <shipsure2003@...> wrote:
> Exciting times around the plant (at least for me!) Tooling is
> underway for the Smooth Side Passenger cars and it's only a matter of
> time until I start getting first shots to play with!! :o) We've
> come up with some great packaging options that I think will make
> everyone happy, even the cranky chronics out there, at an amazing
> price point too.
> We will also be offering this as a pre order in a few months, so
> pricing and road names will be published at that time. Everything
> about this project is different than our normal development and
> production model, so we are trying to do some things that we think
> are more customer friendly and gives you all the most options
> possible. I can't go into specifics at this time, like I said, pre-
> orders will be taken in a couple of months with delivery expected
> early fall 08. At that time we'll spill the beans on all this.
> Car styles are the 6-6-4 Sleeper, UP Style Dome Car (lounge version),
> 71' baggage Car and a Chair Passenger car, all with new trucks. I've
> attempted to pick cars that had the broadest use across North America
> so folks can get as accurate as possible. I'm also looking at some
> of the box cars we currently produce to do Fast Freight and Head End
> cars to go with these sets as seperate releases.
> All in all I'm pretty excited about how these cars will be offered
> and think that folks will be able to fill their passenger stations
> with all the cars they want in fairly short order.