WalthersProto HO Scale: 85' ACF 44-Seat Coach - Union Pacific
A key part of Union Pacific's public relations programs, 48 historic passenger cars, three restored steam locomotives and an A-B-A set of E9 diesels make up the famed Heritage Fleet. Many were originally purchased for the City Streamliners, and have been carefully restored and updated to full operating condition. Today, the cars and E9s are finished in a modern Armour Yellow scheme, and the cars carry names of important cities, famous trains and key people in the railroad's long history. In service, these rolling goodwill ambassadors travel system-wide and beyond, to attend a wide range of public and special events every year.
Katy Flyer Paint Scheme: Built as a coach in 1954 by American Car and Foundry, the "Katy Flyer" provides seating for 44 passengers. The Missouri-Kansas-Texas joined the UP family in 1982, and this car was renamed in 1993 for a train that ran from St. Louis to Galveston, Texas, for 65 years. The "Katy" nickname came from the "KT" in the road's MKT reporting mark.
- Perfect for fan trip and excursion service
- Modern-Era UP excursion scheme
- Factory-Printed Car Names and UPP reporting marks
- Factory-installed grab irons
- Prototypically accurate window tinting
- Proto MAX™ metal knuckle couplers
Portland Rose Paint Scheme:
One of five original coaches now in the Heritage Fleet, this car was delivered new in 1954 from American Car & Foundry with seating for 44 patrons. Today, UPP #5473 is named for the UP train that connected Portland and Chicago for over 40 years. Sunshine Special Paint Scheme:
Delivered new in 1954 from American Car & Foundry with seating for 44, the car is currently named for a Missouri Pacific train running between St. Louis and various Texas cities from 1915 to 1948 when the new "Texas Eagle" took over its route. City of Salina Paint Scheme:
One of five new 44-seat coaches delivered from American Car & Foundry in 1954, car #5486 was refurbished and renamed "City of Salina" in 1992, honoring UP's three-car Pullman-Standard train set that made "streamliner" a household word, which ran between Topeka and Salina, Kansas, as the "City of Salina" from 1936 to 1941.
Texas Eagle Paint Scheme:
One of five new 44-seat coaches delivered from American Car & Foundry in 1954, car #5483 was named "Texas Eagle" to honor the Missouri Pacific train that ran between St. Louis and large Texas cities from August 1948 to April 1971.
PLEASE NOTE: As these cars are the correct prototype length and feature full underbody detail to match the prototypes, a minimum 24" radius is recommended for operation.