SDP45 in N?

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Meiriongwril, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. Meiriongwril

    Meiriongwril Member

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    announce1 Does anyone know whether an SDP45 (i.e. the passenger version) has ever been produced?
    I'd like one to pull my SP bilevel passenger cars in sold gray livery! :D
    :wave:
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    As that site notes, the SD50/60 mechanism and the SD40T-2/SD45T-2 mechanism are the right size - but they have HT-C trucks. If only Atlas actually represented all SD50s with their model... The first three orders out of Conrail's four had trade-in Flexicoil trucks, like all CR SD40-2s. A model of one of these would probably be a better starting point for an SDP45, combined witha n SD45 shell. Atlas's Conrail SD50s can only represent Conrail's last order.
  4. Meiriongwril

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    Thanks Herc for the websites with the pictures (good lookin' beasts ain't they?*), and you and Triplex for the advice. Food for thought.
    I have also contacted Intermountain to see if they may one day bring out this version.
    If they say anything useful I'll post.

    *To be read with a Lord Peter Wimsey voice....