RailSmith-Empire Builder New Coach Fleet
This production run shipped – August 27, 2021.
This selection ‘Empire Builder New Coach Fleet’ is for one each of these three GN cars produced for discount allowance.
Coaches 301, 1135 & 1215. All newly tooled coach models following Pullman-Standard Plan 7510. As per the prototype, all are skirted versions in this release.
These three cars, built by Pullman-Standard were delivered in 1950.
Car 1135 was one of many coaches assigned to other GN trains such as The Badger, Gopher, International as well as the Coast ‘Pool Trains’ that ran between Seattle and Portland.
Car 1215 was one of two coaches, each a different style, that was assigned to the Empire Builder.
Car 301 was one of two coaches used to connect the ‘Builder’ to Portland via the SP&S.