Time to change LINES

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by jasbourre, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. jasbourre

    jasbourre Member

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    Has anyone ever changed lines, and what did you do?
    I’ve been collecting Burlington Northern and Canadian National for some time now, my layout will be more centralized in Northern Ontario so I would like to change to CN and CP.
    Would you try to sell or trade? :wave:
  2. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    Personally, I'd keep 'em. Economically, they're already bought and paid for. Historically, it might be interesting to see other cars transit the new collection/layout. Realistically, you'd probably not be able to sell everything you'd want to and there is still the hassle of selling them or consignment. Grammatically, I'm out of reasons.
  3. LoudMusic

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    They're probably not worth as much to others are they are to you. I'm with Herc, you're better off keeping them. You could repaint them, or use them as visitors to your new location.

    It might be worth it to attempt to trade off a few to get you started on the new line, but I wouldn't go so far as to liquidate the whole set. Personally I'd be upset to see all those memories rolling away.
  4. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    You can probably keep the freight cars as they go anywhere. Locos might be more problematic, but I see BNSF on the CN in town. Not sure if you would even have passenger cars.