Prototype: 2 type A9 express train passenger cars, 1st class, and 1 type A7Dd express train passenger car, 1st class with a baggage compartment, painted and lettered for the French State Railways (Société nationale des chemins de fer français / SNCF). In the elegant, ruby red paint scheme of the "Le Capitole" express train.
The cars have a close coupler mechanism. An interior lighting kit can be installed in the cars later. The car set has special book-style packaging for a stylish presentation, including placeholders for the 16691 locomotive to go with the set and the add-on car set, item number 15951. All of the cars have the lettering "Le Capitole" on the sides.
Total length over the buffers 306 mm / 12-1/16".
This item is being produced as a one-time series
- New tooling.
- Special book-style packaging.
66616 Lighting Kit.
- Era IV
- interior lighting can be installed
- With NEM coupler pocket and mechanism for close couplers