Polar Express in G scale

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Polar Express in G scale
Posted by "Betsy" on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:14 PM
 I know Bachmann once made a G scale Polar Express, but I can't find it!!! Can anyone help???
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Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 8:30 AM
Lionel made both O gauge and "G" gauge (large-scale) Polar Express sets. According to their web site, both products are still available. Have you tried calling a local hobby shop? I'm sure there are also sets for sale online.

You can see a photo if you go to their web site (www.lionel.com), click on products, and search by "polar express" in the search box.

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Posted by RR Redneck on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 8:32 AM
Yeah dude, I'd just go for the Lionel one. It'd probably be less of a temptation to pull out your hairs.

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Posted by vsmith on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 10:47 AM
Bachmann DID make a Polar Express set, it was a 4-6-0 Big Hauler and 2 passenger cars that were painted with Polar Express lettering. I came out 3 or 4 years ago, I havent seen any sets on Ebay.

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Posted by piercedan on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 2:28 PM
Lionel has the set scheduled for delivery in 2008.  Picture shows Polar express cars and an engine with 4 drive axles.  Pictures do show the hobo on top, set comes with 2 cars.
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Posted by vsmith on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 4:54 PM
They're already on sale on Ebay, and I've seen pictures online of sets already set up around trees, so they've already been delivered. Call around.

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Posted by Green Streak RR on Friday, December 21, 2007 8:24 AM

I ordered my Lionel Polar Express set from Ridge Road Station,

their price is under $94.00 ($93 + change) plus shipping.

They have them in stock, just go to their web site, click: Lionel, G-scale, Christmas - Polar Express...

I'm waiting for the Big Brown Truck to show up with mine,

 later this morning...

Merry Christmas....

 

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Posted by "Betsy" on Saturday, December 22, 2007 7:00 PM
Thanks guys for all thew help!!
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Posted by "Betsy" on Saturday, December 22, 2007 7:02 PM
I just had the idea of making a custom Polar Express from a Anniversary Big Hauler and a couple of cars.
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Posted by Mr_Ash on Monday, December 24, 2007 4:38 PM
That wouldnt be very hard Smile [:)]
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Posted by Run the Town on Thursday, December 27, 2007 9:46 PM

I bought 20-  8 1/2" straights for the Polar Express and then didn't even buy the train.  How do ya'all like the train?

I paid $75 for all 20 pieces before shipping.  Anyone need any?  Contact me via email   bcool831@pldi.net  Barry  (Hopes that didn't violate any rules.  If so, sorry.)

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Posted by James Aoh on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 5:27 AM
Hi Betsy I have the full set for the Bachmann G Scale Polar Express - Comic book, VHS, track, train, cars, and even the bell accessory. Considering posting it on eBAY this fall. Let me know if you would like to make an offer before I post. Thanks, James

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