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Southern Pacific "Morning Daylight" Passenger Cars

Prototype Information:

In the 1940’s, the Southern Pacific “Morning Daylight” was possibly the world’s most beautiful train, its orange and red striping being reserved for the SP’s premier train lines. This “Morning Daylight” consist ran between Los Angeles and San Francisco along the beautiful California coast, past cities such as Ventura, Santa Barbara, Salinas and San Jose. Heading up the “Morning Daylight” was the specially built steam locomotive, the GS-4, one of the most well known steam engines ever built.


Click the above image to see the full consist layout for the 18 car "Morning Daylight" Passenger Train!

Model Features:

  • All new toolings for each specific car type, with appropriate exterior AND details installed
  • Articulated cars (Coaches and the three-car Coffee shop/Kitchen/Diner) use a movable exterior diaphragm to create the accurate, smoothly connected appearance of the prototype
  • Shock Absorber equipped trucks create a smoother ride and consistent electrical pickup when using interior lighting kits.
  • Observation car has lighted drumhead and marker lights
  • Fully detailed interiors can be lit with optional Interior lighting kit with LED #11-209/11-210
  • Interior Lights can be controlled on DCC with the optional FR11 DCC decoder, while the end observation lights gain on/off control on DCC via an optional FL12 decoder.
  • Can be upgraded via 923505 Kinematic Couplers to pull the cars closer together without sacrificing turning radius. See our photo section for a video and photo demonstration of the difference!
  • Can be pulled by Kato's GS-4 Steam Locomotive or ALCO PA-1/PB-1 locomotive series

Set Information:

Stock #
Description Road # MSRP
126-0305
N 4-8-4 GS-4 Southern Pacific Daylight "lines" 4449
$220
126-0306
N 4-8-4 GS-4 Southern Pacific Daylight "lines" 4450
$220
176-4104
N ALCO PA-1 Southern Pacific "Daylight" 6055
$95
176-4105
N ALCO PA-1 Southern Pacific "Daylight" 6056
$95
176-4111
N ALCO PB-1 Southern Pacific "Daylight" 5922
$95
176-4112
N ALCO PB-1 Southern Pacific "Daylight" 5924
$95
106-061
Southern Pacific "Morning Daylight"
10 Car Set
Baggage-Chair 3303
$270
Articulated Coffee Shop 10261
Articulated Kitchen 10260
Articulated Dining Car 10259
Chair Car 2486
Articulated Chair Car 2476
Articulated Chair Car 2475
Tavern Car 10314
Parlor Car 3003
Parlor Observation 2954
106-6305
Southern Pacific "Morning Daylight"
2 Car Set #1
Articulated Chair car 2466
$55
Articulated Chair car 2465
106-6306
Southern Pacific "Morning Daylight"
2 Car Set #2
Articulated Chair car 2460
$55
Articulated Chair car 2459
106-6307
Southern Pacific "Morning Daylight"
2 Car Set #3
Articulated Chair car 2452
$55
Articulated Chair car 2451
106-6308
Southern Pacific "Morning Daylight"
2 Car Set #4
Articulated Chair car 2408
$55
Articulated Chair car 2409

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