87286 Apple Train Passenger Coach Set
for Z scale
z.scale.hobo's Price: $139.99
Description: Era IV. Set of 4 coaches.
Prototype: 3 company cars and one observation car of the International Apfelpfeil Organization (ILO). Earlier compartment coach type UIC-x of the German Federal Railways for the TEE service
Model: Different color and car numbers. Dark rims. Total length over the buffers 489 mm. One-time series in 2005 for MHI dealer initiative.
Notes on this set: The International Apfelpfeil Organization (ILO), the so-called "apple trips" organized in the 70s, evocative travel by special train across Europe. 1976 took over "Rheingold" observation car and other cars from the TEA fleet of the German Federal Railroad known the ILO. In friendly "apple arrow" design were the eye-catching features some years of the trademark for traveling with comfort and entertainment at affordable prices. With increasing competition through vacation packages with charter aircraft, this concept was no longer economically endure later. Sadly, in 1979 the ILO had to cease operations and file for bankruptcy. The special cars were sold to other tour operators and are partially rebuilt still in use today.
Coach Set: Marklin 87286
Apfelfeil 4-Car Passenger Set
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