Rapido Trains Inc.
GM TDH-5303 New Look “Fishbowl” Transit Bus Model – New Orleans, Bus #285, Route: South Claiborne, Napolean via Melpomene
1:87 (HO) Scale (standard). Approximate Length: 5.5"
The GM New Look Transit Bus (nicknamed "Fishbowl" for its six-piece rounded windshield) was introduced in 1959. Production in the U.S. ended in 1977, when it was replaced by the RTS bus but continued in Canada until 1986. A total of 44,484 New Look buses were produced, of which 33,413 were built in the U.S. and 11,071 were built in Canada. The New Look's high production numbers and long service career made it the classic North American transit bus.Fully assembled and painted
Designed from a 3D scan of a real GM New Look Bus
Seats with seatback handrails and grooved flooring
Separate farebox and steering wheel parts installed
Rear exit door in either 2 or 4-window variants (as appropriate)
Era-correct rear engine door
Historically accurate paint scheme and markings
Rolling wheels with rubber tires
Pre-installed route destination signs for added realism
Rapido Trains is a manufacturer of highly detailed trains and accessories. Rapido’s models are crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original vehicle.
This model of a Rapido GM New Look transit bus features:
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years