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Model Amtrak consists and car couplings

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LookingGlassTie

OBS Chief
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Nov 9, 2016
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Portsmouth, VA
For those who have models of Amtrak trains:

Are any of your consists set up so that the cars are not only coupled together, but they also appear as if the end-vestibules are joined together? (The area where passengers and crew can walk between cars?) I ask because in the Amtrak model videos I've seen, the cars are coupled but the vestibule areas are not.

Thanks!
 

Mike G

Train Attendant
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Southaven, MS
I am building the Southwest Chief using KATO HO scale cars. And 2  tsunami sound cars decoders ( baggage car and diner ). I am pleased with KATO supplied Kinematic Couplers. My question is are you using some type of Super Detail  diaphragms ?

Thanks 
 

me_little_me

Conductor
Joined
Jul 16, 2010
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Great model and video!
But not realistic:

Train is going fast.

Private cars frowned on.

Train not sitting on siding waiting for 3 slow moving freights.

No negative comments by members (until now).
 
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