Atlas O Premier Operating Dump Car

Side Dump cars are a very versatile class of railroad car, designed to deposit their load to either side of the tracks, rather than between the rails like a ballast hopper. This feature is utilized by the railroads in maintenance-of-way roles for rapidly building up fills and cuts with stone, rip-rap or soil as well as for depositing ballast. Side dump cars are also used in revenue service hauling ore, limestone, gravel, and coal, in industrial settings hauling waste or recycling materials, and in mining operations. Their low sides enable easy loading of material, and their rapid discharge rates – some less than 10 seconds – and ability to take a lot of abuse have earned them the nickname of a “dump truck on rails”.


  • Metal Wheels and Axles
  • Die-Cast 4-Wheel Trucks
  • Operating Die-Cast Metal Couplers
  • Decorative Brake Wheels
  • Fast-Angle Wheel Sets
  • Needle-Point Axles
  • Die-Cast Metal Body
  • Operating Dump w/Shake Action
  • Unit Measures:12 1/16 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/2
  • Operates On O-31 Curves

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3-Rail Item# Road Name
August 2021
3-RAIL MSRP: $89.95
New Atlas O Model!
3009961 Amtrak (Brown)
3009962 BNSF (Brown)
3009963 CSXT* (Orange)
3009964 Missouri Pacific (Brown)
3009965 Norfolk and Western (Orange)
3009966 SCL* (Black)
3009967 Southern Pacific (Brown)
Four road numbers are available per road name.
*CSX Licensed Product