Kato USA is excited to announce a new special paint run of engines in N scale with Chicago Metra #402 - "State of Illinois" - this special paint job honors the Chicago area counties (and carries their official seals) that Metra services as well as the state itself, and is one of four MP36PH engines that carry special paint jobs being operated by the commuter railroad in 2021. It will come in a specially printed collector's box with a foam insert containing the locomotive and three cars.
MPI MP36PH Chicago Metra "State of Illinois" #402
Nippon Sharyo Bi-Level Coach #6074
Nippon Sharyo Bi-Level Coach #6169
Nippon Sharyo Bi-Level Cab-Coach #8541
This locomotive and car train set will be offered as part of the Kato USA Kobo Custom Paint line, hand-painted and decorated by a master modeler in Japan. Due to the hand-made nature of this item, some minor blemishes and differences may be present from model to model.