From Atlas website...
Atlas Reveals First Model to Be Produced From MTH Acquisition - The 70' Madison Heavyweight Passenger Cars
70' Passenger Coach - Reading Blue Mountain & Northern (To be produced by Atlas)
Since the announcement of Atlas acquiring select molds from the MTH Premier line of rolling stock and locomotives, people have been wondering what our first release will be. Atlas is pleased to announce that it will be a new run of the Madison 70' Passenger Cars. Road names on this release will match those on the upcoming MTH USRA 4-6-2 Pacific Steam Locomotive.
Coaches, RPO Cars, Baggage, Dining, Combine and Observation cars will be produced (depending on road name).
MTH USRA 4-6-2 Pacific Steam Locomotive - Reading Blue Mountain & Northern (To be produced by MTH)
Features on this first run of 70' Passenger Cars include:
- Durable ABS Intricately Detailed Bodies
- Metal Wheels and Axles
- Constant Voltage Overhead LED Interior Lighting
- Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
- Colorful, Attractive Paint Schemes
- End-of-Car Diaphragms
- Separate Metal Handrails
- Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
- Needle-Point Axles
- Detailed Car Interiors
- 1:48 Scale Dimensions
- Detailed Car Undercarriage
- Sliding Baggage Car Doors (on baggage cars)
- Die-Cast 6-Wheel Trucks
- Unit Measures: 19" x 2 7/16" x 3 1/2"
- Operates On O-42 Curves
A full announcement with pricing will be available soon with an estimated delivery of September 2021.
Available road names with matching locomotive include:
70' Passenger Coach - Boston and Maine
70' Passenger Coach - US Army
70' Passenger Coach - Southern (Green)
70' Passenger Coach - Pittsburgh & West Virginia
70' Passenger Coach - Reading Blue Mountain & Northern (Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway)
70' Passenger Coach - Pennsylvania
70' Passenger Coach - Southern (Crescent Limited)
70' Passenger Coach - Baltimore & Ohio
70' Passenger Coach - Gulf Mobile & Ohio
For information on the USRA 4-6-2 Pacific Steam Locomotive, click here.
For information on the previous announcement, visit https://shop.atlasrr.com or check out the video below.