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Rapido’s Collectible Amtrak “Day One”

Not only is this special release Amtrak 4316 model noteworthy for collectors, this offering represents Rapido Trains’ first HO-scale E8A model sold.

Rapido’s Collectible Amtrak “Day One”

ABOVE: Rapido Trains takes EMD’s E-unit to a level it has never enjoyed before in HO scale. This intricately detailed Amtrak “Day One” 4316 E8A is a wonderful example of the company’s attention to detail.

Leading off Rapido Trains’ first production of its all-new Electro-Motive Division E-unit series is this special release Amtrak “Day One” 4316 E8A model. This HO-scale locomotive replica comes with a special wooden case with separate plate on the box lid noting the commemorative release contained within. If you are going to buy only one Rapido E-unit, this is the one for collectors.

ABOVE: This view shows the plastic cradle inner protection provided by Rapido Trains for its HO-scale Amtrak “Day One” E8A model.

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This article was posted on: January 19, 2023