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N Scale - Various - NSC 03-Set 2 - Amtrak MOW Ballaset Train - Amtrak


N Scale - Various - NSC 03-Set 2 - Amtrak MOW Ballaset Train - Amtrak


Brand Various
Stock Number NSC 03-Set 2
Original Retail Price $289.50
Manufacturer Various
Body Style Generic Multipack
Road or Company Name Amtrak (Details)
Paint Color(s) Orange and Black
Coupler Type MT Magne-Matic Knuckle
Wheel Type Injection Molded Plastic
Wheel Profile Standard
Multipack Yes
Multipack Count 10
Multipack ID Number NSC 03-Set 2
Release Date 2003-01-01
Item Category Freight Train
Model Type MOW
Model Subtype Various
Model Variety Various
Prototype Amtrak MOW Ballaset Train
Region North America
Era/Epoch Era III: 1939 - 1957


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Road/Company Information:
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States. Founded in 1971 through the government-sponsored consolidation of most of the remaining U.S. passenger rail companies, it is partially government-funded yet operated and managed as a for-profit corporation.

Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day on 21,300 miles (34,000 km) of track with select segments having civil operating speeds of 150 mph (240 km/h) and connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states in addition to three Canadian provinces. In fiscal year 2015, Amtrak served 30.8 million passengers and had $2.185 billion in revenue, while employing more than 20,000 people. Nearly two-thirds of passengers come from the 10 largest metropolitan areas; 83% of passengers travel on routes shorter than 400 miles. Its headquarters is at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

The name "Amtrak" is a portmanteau of the words "America" and "trak", the latter itself a sensational spelling of "track".

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Item created by: gdm on 2018-01-12 14:14:41. Last edited by gdm on 2018-01-12 14:14:42

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