*Spring Creek Exclusive HO Rapido AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hopper Omaha Public Power District “OMAX”

(3 customer reviews)

$50.00

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SKU: 10433 Categories: , Tag: Railroad Short Name:

Description

Railroad Short Name: OMAX

This custom run is based on the Rapido AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hopper car painted in OMAX.   We produced eighteen car numbers and an unnumbered car to expand your train.  These cars are are being sold as individually.

Coal. Black Diamonds.

Whatever your name for it, this commodity is best transported across the country by rail. Enter the AutoFlood III rapid discharge hopper car!

Beginning production in 2004, the all aluminum body prototype has been produced in the thousands and has traversed all over North America. With millions of tons of coal per year being mined and hauled out of various locations across the country, you would be hard pressed to not have seen one of these prototype cars in a modern day coal train.

This 4200 cubic foot, exterior post prototype (not to be confused with other prototype exterior post or interior post models) is primarily used as a rapid discharge car which can unload the payload in a matter of seconds via the bottom bay doors. However, the car can also be equipped with a rotary coupler at the end(s) of the car, indicated by the color blocks on the end of the car, for either bottom discharge or rotary unloading based on the infrastructure at the final destination.

Car Numbers – In Stock Now

  • 1401
  • 1413
  • 1425
  • 1438
  • 1444
  • 1447
  • 1452
  • 1466
  • 1471
  • 1504
  • 1518
  • 1521
  • 1529
  • 1535
  • 1542
  • 1554
  • 1563
  • 1576
  • Unnumbered

Features:

  • Die-cast frame and floor for optimum car weight
  • Full interior rivet and K-member details
  • Super-detailed end cages including separate air and brake piping
  • Barber S-2 100-ton Trucks with metal wheels
  • Hopper bays feature highly-detailed outlet gates
  • Etched, see-through end cross-over platforms
  • Full end detail, including uncoupling levers
  • Separate grab irons installed at the factory
  • Accurate paint and lettering
  • Removable coal load included
  • Multiple road numbers available for each scheme
  • Available in singles or multi-packs
  • Multi-packs boxed for individual sale

Additional information

Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 4 × 2 in

3 reviews for *Spring Creek Exclusive HO Rapido AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hopper Omaha Public Power District “OMAX”

  1. Mark Heinz

    My compliments to Dave, the team at SCMT, and Jason at Rapido Trains on the OMAX car. Absolutely beautiful!

    • Jeff Zucker

      Mark thank you for your review.

  2. Rick Dowding

    Awesome job Rapido Trains, SCMT and Dave Zucker for an excellent run on the aluminum OMAX coal cars, they made a great addition to the blue walthers OMAX cars, now for some weathering and ready to run!!!
    Once again EXCELLENT job!!!

    • Jeff Zucker

      Rick thank you for your review.

  3. Andrew Peterson

    This car is the most detailed car I currently have. It’s worth every penny! Also, the coal load being magnetic for easy removal is absolutely genius!

    • Jeff Zucker

      Andrew thank you for the review.

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