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SFRD R56 Mechanical Reefer Stud Developer™ Printed Instruction Set

SFRD R56 Mechanical Reefer Stud Developer™ Printed Instruction Set

About the Model

In 1955, The Santa Fe Railroad introduced the RR-56 class of mechanical reefers. Based on the previous RR-54 class of Refrigerated Boxcars, the RR-56 Class incorporated lessons learned from the RR-54 cars to build and operate its first large fleet of mechanical reefers. The RR-56 were classed as “All Purpose” MTC (Mechanical Temperature Control) cars by the Santa Fe Railroad. The fleet numbered 200 cars in total: numbers 2000 – 2188; and 2500 – 2510. These cars were delivered with SFRD reporting marks, however, were changed in 1963 to SFRP but retained their same car numbers.


About the Kit

Stud Developer™ instructions kits are the highest quality printed instruction kit for your LEGO® train building experience. These instructions are professionally printed and spiral bound for ease of use while building. We have taken the upmost care to make sure these instructions are easy to follow so you won’t have to keep track of a dozen floating subassemblies or figure out what that black part is that was just added to a step. These kits include the following:

  • High quality printed instructions
  • One set of ball bearing wheelsets in the color of your choice
  • Any custom parts used in the model


This instruction set will allow you to build the RR56 version of the car. Decal sets that are available (separately) are:

  • Super Chief slogan
  • San Francisco Chief slogan
  • Texas Chief slogan
  • Chief slogan
  • El Capitan slogan


Please note that decals and additional ball bearing wheelsets are sold separately. You can purchase decals here and bearings here.


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