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Title: InterMountain to Re-release 4650 cf Hoppers

Collection: N Scale Model Trains
Category: Manufacturer Announcements
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Last Modification Date: 2018-01-18
4650 cf Western Pacific - Feather River Hopper Car (available in 6 road numbers)

On October 16, 2017, InterMountain announced that it will re-release its n-scale 4650 Cu. Ft. hoppers.

Reservations for these freight cars are due by November 30, 2017 with an estimated release date of May/June 2018. This re-release will be come out around the same time as InterMountain’s Tier4 GEVO.

Per usual, if InterMountain does not receive enough pre-orders for this item, it may be cancelled.

These hoppers (used from the 1960s to the Present) will be available in 8 different paint schemes, three of which are new and 5 will be re-runs of popular paint schemes. Each paint scheme will come in 5 or 6 road numbers. Decorated cars will run ($24.95) and undecorated cars will list at ($11.50). Some features will include etched metal roofwalks and InterMountain metal wheelsets.

Here is a link to InterMountain's product fact sheet for this re-release.

This popular model was released as early as 2007. The TroveStar database features 190 items of this bodystyle. Here is a link to that list.

Here is a link to InterMountain releases expected late spring/early summer listed on TroveStar.

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