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Rapido HO Horizon Fleet Coach Amtrak 54582 (Phase VI, silver, blue, red, Travelscape Logo)

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$89.99
Prototypes for the Rapido Trains HO Scale Horizon Fleet passenger cars were introduced by Amtrak in April 1989. The Horizon Fleet (also known as the Amfleet IIIs) were based on the Pullman-Standard Comet-series commuter cars built since 1970. The new Horizon fleet consisted predominantly of two basic car types -...

Prototypes for the Rapido Trains HO Scale Horizon Fleet passenger cars were introduced by Amtrak in April 1989. The Horizon Fleet (also known as the Amfleet IIIs) were based on the Pullman-Standard Comet-series commuter cars built since 1970. The new Horizon fleet consisted predominantly of two basic car types - Coach and Dinette - with 86 and 18 cars respectively forming the 104-car order placed with Bombardier (which had acquired the Pullman-Standard designs). Over the years, the Horizon cars have remained largely unchanged from their as-built appearance, with the only predominant visual differences being the evolution of the Amtrak paint schemes from Phase III through Phase IVb. However, two key changes that have occurred include the replacement of the original power sliding doors with manually-operated parlor doors, and the replacement of the fold-down stairs with fixed steps.
 
The HO Scale Horizon Fleet cars feature the same attention to detail of other Rapido passenger cars including free-rolling wheels, detailed underbodies, interior lighting and more. Horizon Fleet cars are available in coach and dinette versions so you can easily customize your Amtrak consists.
 
Rapido Horizon Fleet cars feature:
 
  • Controllable interior and cab car lighting
  • Full underbody and interior detail
  • GSI G70 trucks with turned-metal wheelsets
  • Accurate painting and lettering
  • Tinted windows
  • Constant interior lighting in DC and DCC (turn on or off with your Rapido Lighter)
  • Metal side grab irons

      DC ANALOG SYSTEMS
      DC Analog is a control system standard to most starter sets which allows the user to control the track (and not the locomotive). This means that two or more trains on the same track will move, speed up, slow down and stop at the same time.
      DCC DIGTIAL SYSTEMS
      DCC Digital stands for ‘Digital Command Control’. DCC Digital systems allow individual locomotives and accessories to be independently controlled from the controller. Other functions, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), can also be independently controlled.

      DCC READY (Standard DC)

      This means the locomotive, train set or equipment is fitted with a socket that is ready to accept a DCC decoder.  The most common and readily available types of decoders here in the US are: 6 pin, 8 pin, next 18, and 21 pin.  Prior to buying a  decoder for your locomotive, verify which of the previous you will need.  This information is usually found on the manufacturers site or instruction booklet.

      The locomotive requires a DCC decoder to be fitted to the socket in order for it to work on a DCC controlled layout. It can however still be used on the conventional DC (analog) layout. 

       

      DCC EQUIPPED

      This indicates that the locomotive, train set or equipment is fitted with a decoder that has been pre-installed at the factory. 

      This means that the locomotive is ready to run and operate on a DCC controlled layout and can now be called up by request from a Digital Controller. Additional features, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), can also be independently controlled (only if the locomotive is fitted with these accessories).

      Some DCC equipped locomotives can also be run on DC layouts (see note below). Some accessories may continue to work automatically, such as lighting and sound (if equipped), however, the user will not have independent control of these under DC operation. It is important to note that manufacturer's decoders who support sound playback on DC operation will only provide a selection of sounds when the locomotive is detected to be moving or stopping (such as chuffing, coasting and braking sounds).  

      *Some manufacturers may issue a warning that they do not recommend a DCC fitted locomotive to be operated on a DC (analog) layout, and may void any warranties. Check your locomotive's manual for more information. Not all sound decoders enable sound playback on DC operation, and this information is provided with your decoder manual.

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      Shipping costs for your order are calculated by the carrier and displayed at checkout.

      We currently ship throughout the US & Canada only.
      When your order ships, you will receive a shipment confirmation email containing your tracking number(s).

      (*When applicable) HustleDude.com offers free shipping on select orders in contiguous United States and reduced shipping to other locations. Because we absorb the shipping costs when you select "free shipping", we cannot guarantee a certain carrier. The carrier will be selected at our discretion.

       

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