Kato, N Scale, 1068703, Gallery Bi-Level Passenger Cars, Chicago Metra (3)
The Bi-Level "Gallery" commuter car continues to be a favorite design of many commuter rail agencies throughout the United States and Canada, and is still in use today on the Chicago Metra in many of their commuter operations, seen running alongside the more modern Nippon Sharyo cars. The design made its debut on the Chicago & North Western railroad for their Chicago area commuter service in the 1950s.
Model Features: Designed to be pulled by either MPI MP36PH or EMD F40PH locomotives. All cars are DCC friendly, with FR11 decoders available for optional 11-211/212 Version 2 Interior Lighting Kits with LED. Bi-Level cab coaches feature directional lighting for push-pull operation, with alternate illuminating headlight and taillights with an on/off switch for mid-train operation. An optional FL12 decoder can be installed in the place of the slider switch to provide DCC control over the directional lighting. Smooth rolling blackened metal wheels on all Bi-level cars with all-wheel electrical pickup. DCC compatible with the use of the Kato FL12 Tail Light DCC Decoder installed into the Cab-Coach.
Includes: 1 x Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bi-Level Coach Chicago Metra #6078 1 x Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bi-Level Coach Chicago Metra #6189 1 x Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bi-Level Cab-Coach Chicago Metra #8524