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HO BIRNEY STREETCAR

HO BIRNEY STREETCAR

  • $ 119.99


Item Number: BAC80203


These small, light, steel streetcars were designed for one man operation, which made them a boon to labor strapped cities during World War I and economical to operate during the Great Depression. Originally called "Safety Cars" to emphasize that they were safe to ride, even without a conductor, they are better known as "Birneys" after their co-designer, Charles O. Birney.

Features include:
- DCC-equipped for speed, direction, and lighting
- Designed for aftermarket sound system installation
- Dual-mode NMRA-compliant decoder with 8-pin plug
- Two-position switch (underside of car) for choice of overhead wire or track pickup
- Precision can motor
- Finescale gearing for slow-speed operation
- Working trolley poles
- All-wheel drive
- Detailed painted interior
- LED lighting

This model performs best on 15" radius curves or greater.

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