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NARC - HO Scale - NSC 5092 Cu Ft - 50ft Boxcar - BC Rail (BCOL) (Dark Green with White Lettering/ BC Rail Logo with underline) 12 road numbers available in 2 different 6 car sets (A and B) - Version 1C/3 (SKU 11-34001006)

Available On: May 1, 2023

First Delivered 1972 / Repainted in 1986



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 - BCOL 40785-41085 (built 4=5/73) Repainted starting 1985

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

Ends:  Equipped with Type 1V 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 2 stirrup steps
  • 14-foot door opening 
  • Detailed YSD auxiliary plug door including separate crank rods/rollers and handle
  • Detailed YSD 6/6/6 main sliding door with lift handle, fork pockets and separate tack boards
  • Separate crank rod added to the top of the plug door
  • Separate, detailed door tracks
  • Detailed small plug door door stops
  • Detailed Universal hand brake housing and separate brake wheel, plus detailed bell crank
  • Etched metal end cross-over platforms
  • Separate ladder stiles with wire ladder rungs on sides and ends
  • 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 with realistically contoured faces
  • Accurate paint colors and lettering, including correct graphics and placement as per the prototype
  • Authentic Kadee No. 158 couplers with detailed, semi-scale width coupler boxes
  • Properly weighted to meet NMRA RP-20.1 standards for smooth tracking and superior performance

Detail Differences Car

End 1 with vent                   
Side sill un-notched            
Crank arm yes                     
Door YSD 6/6/6 no forks    
Door stops large modified               
Trucks 70-Ton                  


Set A - Nos. 1-6 Car

  • BCOL 5121
  • BCOL 5128
  • BCOL 5174
  • BCOL 5193
  • BCOL 5234
  • BCOL 5241

Detail Differences Car

End 1 no vent                                
Crank arm yes                     
Door YSD 6/6/6 no forks    
Door stops large modified               
Trucks 70-Ton


Set B - Nos. 7-12

  • BCOL 40011
  • BCOL 40030
  • BCOL 40119
  • BCOL 40136
  • BCOL 40332
  • BCOL 40355


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$239.98 US