Lionel Polar Express 2 or 3 axle trucks

In the 2004 Lionel catalog, the Polar Express passenger cars have 3
axle trucks.
In the 2005 catalog, the passenger cars (and the new baggage and diner
cars) have 2 axle trucks.
I can't seem to find a "real" picture anywhere (including ebay) to
determine if there was two versions of the cars, or which picture is
accurate.
Does anyone have a Polar Express they can "hold in their hands" to
verify 2 or 3 axle trucks?
Thanks
Vincent
Reply to
XSDBS
Loading thread data ...
have 3
and diner
to
picture is
to
My understanding is die-cast 3 axle trucks were supposed to be used originally, but to keep costs down they were changed to 2 axle plastic trucks in production. All of the production sets I've seen to date had two axle plastic trucks.
But if you really want them, the 3 axle die-cast trucks are supposed to be available directly from Lionel for somewhere around $10.00-$12.00 each. If you're interested I'll see if I can track down a part number.
Len
Reply to
Len

PolyTech Forum website is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.