Athearn ATH14252 RTR 40' OB Ballast Hopper/Load, UP #1 (4), HO

AthearnSKU: ATH14252


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Detailed Information


  • Removable load
  • Decorated models fully-assembled and ready to run out of the box
  • Highly-detailed, injection-molded body
  • Separately applied wire grab irons and brake wheel
  • Machined metal wheels
  • Weighted for trouble free operation
  • Solid nickel silver wheels with RP25 contours operate on all popular brands of track
  • Body mounted McHenry operating scale knuckle couplers
  • Window packaging for easy viewing plus interior plastic blister safely holds the model for convenient storage
  • Replacement parts available
  • Minimum radius: 15


Ballast hoppers are non-revenue freight cars that are owned by the parent railroad or leased from a construction company. These cars originate from a ballast quarry and shuttled via manifest freight or unit maintenance of way (MOW) trains to the right of way construction site. These cars can be seen together in long sets depending how extensive the project may be.


TYPE: Non Revenue (MOW)
COUPLER STYLE: McHenry Scale Knuckle
ERA: 1950+
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Is Assembly Required: No

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