Observation Car Body, HW (Kit)


Product Overview

Make a statement with this premium car! Personalize it with your custom window arrangement that favors your railroad. Optional seats make it a great ride that fold down and can fit under the optional full length roof when not riding. You can choose between the clerestory or monitor roof ends. The Heavyweight Observation car is available in vintage style with lots of rivet detail or in the modernized heavyweight style represented by fewer rivets and window upgrades.

All aluminum body with fiberglass roof ends makes this car a long lasting and heavy duty car.

Premium Passenger type cars. Look great, sturdy and can haul 2 of your friends in style. Car features solid construction with full frame, aluminum sides and ends. Detailed with steps, grabs, opening doors and battery boxes.

Choose either Clerestory or Monitor ends. Standard or optional custom window arrangements. 

Standard car length is 9'-6" coupler to coupler. Can be custom built for shorter lengths.

Kits include all necessary hardware and fasteners to build body. Parts come pre-drilled and ready for assembly. Kit assembles with hand tools. No welding required.

Uses our optional 6 Wheel Passenger Car Trucks or 4 Wheel Passenger Car Trucks.

Other options include: Seats, Full Length removable Roofs, Diaphragms, Brakes and Observation End Rail.

Length: 9'-6" Width: 16-1/2" Height: 24" Weight with Trucks: 175lbs


Shipping is included on all cars. Assembled cars are shipped by UPS Freight to a local terminal for the customer to pick up or to a customer dock. Kits are shipped by UPS Ground. Residential and International shipping is an additional charge. Please see the Shipping section for further information.

Ordering: You are welcome to purchase this car through the web store or you are welcome to email or call in your order. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express & PayPal.