Rapido Trains shares a look at the working pantograph on its coming New Haven EP-5 “Jet” electric locomotive model. General Electric constructed 10 examples of this dual-ended electric locomotive in the mid-1950s for New Haven. The unique units came dressed in New Haven’s McGinnis livery. Rapido Trains plans a high-quality HO-scale reproduction of this famous electric with multiple New Haven offerings (including an experimental yellow McGinnis look) and a Penn Central release too.
ABOVE: New Haven will be covered with five variations in Rapido Trains’ initial EP-5 “Jet” electric production. Penn Central will also be represented in the run.
Rapido Trains’ model will present period-correct details (including carbody, pantograph, and hardware variations), cab interior, directional operating pantographs (on sound-equipped releases), complete lighting package (including headlights, class lights, ground lights, and cab interior illumination), and much more.
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Check with your hobby dealer for pricing information and reserve your Rapido Trains’ HO-scale EP-5 “Jet” electric locomotive today. Visit Rapido Trains online for additional information and images on this interesting electric and the company’s many New Haven prototype passenger car models available in HO scale.
Rapido Trains, Inc.