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NARC - N Scale - NSC 5092 Cu Ft - 50ft Boxcar - British Columbia Railway (BCIT) (Dark Green with White Lettering/ Light Green Sliding Door Dogwood Logo) 12 road numbers available in 2 different 6 car sets (A and B) (SKU 11-14001004)

Available On: December 1, 2019

First Delivered 1972

Introduction

THE NATIONAL STEEL CAR 5092 CU. FT. COMBINATION DOOR BOXCARS


The Pacific Great Eastern/British Columbia Railway received 1,785 of these boxcars from National Steel Car between 1971 and 1973, making them the most numerous boxcar on the railway.  They were seen all across Canada and the United States in lumber service. 

From 1989 they were rebuilt for pulp service and many have continued in service with CN since 2004.

North American Railcar Corporation will produce models representing the cars built in 1971 and 1972, and those rebuilt for pulp service by the railway.


Applicable series - BCIT 40400-40784 (built 9=10/72)

Roofs:  Equipped with NSC 15-panel riveted Bow-Tie design.

Ends:  Equipped with Type 2 ends.

Doors:  Equipped with YSD 6-foot auxiliary plug door and YSD 8-foot 6/6/6 sliding main door with lift handle. 

Plug Door Stops:  Equipped with large plug door stops.

Hand Brakes:  Equipped with a Universal hand brake housing and detailed hand brake wheel.

Trucks:  Equipped with 70-ton Barber S-2 trucks with free rolling 33" machined wheels.

Model Features:

  • Meticulously researched 
  • Highly detailed roof including rivet detail on the seam caps and along the sides and ends
  • Highly detailed NSC Type 2 end without rivets between the horizontal ribs
  • Un-notched side sill with Type 1 stirrup steps
  • 14-foot door opening 
  • Detailed YSD auxiliary plug door including
  • Detailed YSD 6/6/6 main sliding door with lift handle and fork pockets 
  • Detailed large (un-modified) plug door door stops
  • Detailed Universal hand brake housing and separate brake wheel
  • Etched metal end cross-over platforms
  • Detailed underframe including accurately detailed brake rods, levers, cylinder, reservoir, control valve and release rod
  • New 70-Ton Barber S-2 trucks with free rolling CNC-machined metal wheels 
  • Accurate paint colors and lettering, including correct graphics and placement as per the prototype
  • Body-mounted authentic Micro-Trains couplers
  • Properly weighted to meet NMRA RP-20.1 standards for smooth tracking and superior performance

Detail Differences Car

End 2                   
Side sill un-notched            
Crank arm no                     
Door YSD 6/6/6 with forks    
Door stops small               
Trucks 70-Ton                  

 

Set A - Nos. 1-6 Car

  • BCIT 40401
  • BCIT 40432
  • BCIT 40463
  • BCIT 40540
  • BCIT 40548
  • BCIT 40589

Set B - Nos. 7-12

  • BCIT 40635
  • BCIT 40647
  • BCIT 40667
  • BCIT 40721
  • BCIT 40782
  • BCIT 40795

 

For more information on the NSC 5092 cf Combo Door Box Car,
and other paint schemes available, click on the link below


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Photo courtesy of Earl Minnis 







$179.98 US