Available Items

20-94750

O Scale Premier R50B Express Reefer Car
  • Jersey Central

20-94751

O Scale Premier R50B Express Reefer Car
  • Jersey Central

20-94752

O Scale Premier R50B Express Reefer Car
  • Southern Pacific

20-94753

O Scale Premier R50B Express Reefer Car
  • Santa Fe

20-94754

O Scale Premier R50B Express Reefer Car
  • Railway Express Agency

20-94755

O Scale Premier R50B Express Reefer Car
  • Delaware & Hudson

June 11, 2024 - M.T.H. Electric Trains will be releasing the 2024 RailKing O Gauge Operating Aquarium Car in SIX different schemes this Fall. The cars will be available in extremely limited quantities and are expected to begin shipping to M.T.H. Authorized Retailers in November 2024.

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PROTOTYPE HISTORY

The R50B Express Reefer wasn't just another railroad car; it was a revolution in refrigerated transport. Developed in the 1940s by the Railway Express Agency (REA), the R50B represented the pinnacle of pre-war innovation. These innovative cars featured a unique underbody ice bunker design that revolutionized the way perishables were transported across vast distances.

The R50B Express Reefer is a versatile addition to any model railroad layout depicting the mid-20th century. Whether you model passenger trains or fast freight lines, the R50B will add a touch of realism and historical significance to your layout. Bring this iconic piece of railroading history to your model layout with our meticulously detailed model, sporting all the classic features that made the prototype famous.

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Product Features

  • Intricately Detailed, Durable ABS Body
  • Colorful, Attractive Paint Scheme
  • Metal Wheels and Axles
  • Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
  • Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
  • Needle-Point Axles
  • (2) Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
  • O Scale Kadee-Compatible Coupler Mounting Pads
  • Detailed Brake Wheel
  • Separate Metal Handrails
  • Opening Car Doors
  • 1:48 Scale Dimensions
  • Unit Measures: 14 1/2” x 2 1/2” x 3 1/2”
  • Operates On O-31 Curves