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News & Products for December 16, 2010

See the latest trains and other announcements from model railroading manufacturers including an HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP60 M diesel locomotive from Athearn Trains, an N scale 50-foot single-door boxcar from Atlas Model Railroad Co., An O scale Desperation Pass single-stall enginehouse from Sidetrack Laser, and more

RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE | N SCALE | O SCALE | S SCALE | Z SCALE
HO scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division FP7 and F7B diesel locomotives. Chesapeake & Ohio. Single FP7 and two differently numbered A-B sets. Five-pole skew-wound motor with dual flywheels, etched-metal and wire details, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current models: FP7, $169.98; FP7 and F7B set, $309.98. With SoundTraxx Tsunami dual-mode Digital Command Control sound decoder: FP7, $259.98; FP7 and F7B set, $459.98. July 2011. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP60M diesel locomotive
Athearn Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division GP60M diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP60M diesel locomotive. Fictional paint schemes: Burlington Northern, Canadian National, Conrail, and Union Pacific. Two road numbers each. Brass horns, see-through fans, and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $99.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive. Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, Clinchfield, and National Ry. of Mexico. Three road numbers each. Plastic handrails, wire grab irons, prototype-specific details, and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $119.98 June 2011. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division SW1500 diesel locomotive. Alton & Southern, Canadian National, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Three road numbers each. Separately applied wire grab irons and air tanks, prototype-specific details, and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $119.98. June 2011. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
Electro-Motive Division FT diesel locomotives. Missouri Pacific (Jenks Blue); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (warbonnet); Denver & Rio Grande Western (as delivered); and St. Louis Southwestern (orange, black, and silver). A-B set; four numbers each. Etched-metal details, prototype-specific details, and Kadee magnetic knuckle couplers. Direct-current models, $199.95; with SoundTraxx Tsunami Digital Command Control sound decoder, $349.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, intermountain-railway.com

HO scale freight cars

Assorted freight car kits. American Car & Foundry three-bay Center Flow covered hoppers (white with blue stripe), $42.98 per three-pack. Chicago & North Western and Virginian 40-foot single-door steel boxcars, $13.98 each. Delaware, Lackawanna & Western 41-foot steel gondola. Single car, $13.98; three-pack, $39.98. Erie RR 55-ton United States Railroad Association twin hopper, $12.98. Illinois Central Gulf 70-ton offset triple hopper, $14.98. Louisville & Nashville 50-ton offset twin hopper, $13.98. Milwaukee Road 40-foot refrigerator car, $14.98. Wabash partially enclosed bi-level auto rack, $21.98. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com

50-foot gondola with scrap load. Burlington Northern Santa Fe; Chessie System (Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks); CP Rail; and Denver & Rio Grande Western. Three car numbers each. Metal wheelsets and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $22.98. June 2011. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
Athearn Trains HO scale Pacific Car  Foundry 50foot weldedside boxcar with 10foot plug door
Athearn Trains HO scale Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot weldedside boxcar with 10-foot plug door
Pacific Car & Foundry 50-foot welded-side boxcar with 10-foot plug door. Burlington Northern, Great Northern, and Western Fruit Express with RBWX (three car numbers) or RBBN reporting marks. Four car numbers each unless noted; also available as an undecorated kit. Etched-metal running boards and crossover platforms, separately applied door rods and hardware, and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $37.98. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
Athearn Trains HO scale wide-cupola caboose
Athearn Trains HO scale wide-cupola caboose
Wide-cupola caboose. Soo Line, Chessie System (C&O reporting marks), National Ry. of Mexico, Pacific Great Eastern, and Union Pacific (“Carefully we roll along,” “A second glance your living chance,” or “Safety plus, that’s us” slogans, one car number each). Three numbers each unless noted. Full window glazing and McHenry scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $19.98. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com
73-foot center partition car. TTX, Arkansas-Oklahoma RR, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Coe Rail, and Tomahawk Ry. Four car numbers each; also available undecorated. Simulated tie-loops and cable slots, detailed pull plates, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. $46.95 (undecorated, $39.95). January 2011. Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
United States Railroad Administration rebuilt steel boxcar. Pennsylvania RR; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Atlantic & Danville; Kansas City Southern; Roscoe, Snyder & Pacific; and Vermont Ry. Two numbers each; also available undecorated (5-5-5 or 7-8 end, with fish-belly or straight underframe). Separately applied wire grabs and side ladders, prototype-specific details, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. $32.95 (undecorated, $26.95). Ready-to-run. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Procor 3,300-cubic-foot-capacity Pressure Flow cylindrical covered hopper. British Columbia Ry., Canadian National, and Haliburton (one car number). Six numbers each unless noted. Etched-metal and wire details, metal wheelsets, and Kadee scale magnetic knuckle couplers. $32.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, intermountain-railway.com

HO scale details and accessories

53-foot containers and chassis. CSX Intermodal container on CSX chassis, CSX container with “Give a year. Change the world” slogan on CSX chassis (one chassis number), Pacer Stracktrain container on Pacer Stacktrain chassis, and UMAX container on Union Pacific chassis. Two numbers each unless noted. $29.98. June 2011. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

United Parcel Service Ford “C” delivery van. Separately applied details, clear window glazing, and rolling vinyl tires. $29.98. July 2011. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

United Parcel Service tractor and trailers. Yard tractor (white with shield). Separately applied detail parts, clear window glazing, and rolling vinyl tires. $27.98. 28- or 40-foot trailers. Drop-frame design and rolling vinyl tires. $22.98 each. July 2011. Athearn Trains, 310-763-7140, www.athearn.com

Clean air room kits for diesel locomotives. Covers GP15-1 through GP50 and SD38 through SD45. Injection molded plastic base, $14.49. Multi-layered photo-etched metal sides and rear step, $14.49. Railflyer Model Prototypes Inc., 519-618-9297, railflyermodelprototypes.com
N scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division SD40-2W diesel locomotive. Canadian National (three paint schemes). With and without dynamic brakes. Etched-metal and wire details, and Micro-Trains magnetic knuckle couplers. $119.95. Ready-to-run. InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, intermountain-railway.com

N scale freight cars

50-foot single-door boxcar. Grand Trunk Western; Conrail; Great Northern; Gulf, Mobile & Ohio; Reading; and Western Maryland. Two car numbers each; also available undecorated. Nine-foot Youngstown door, diagonal panel roof, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. $12.95 (undecorated, $10.95). Ready-to-run. Trainman series. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Assorted freight cars. 70-ton three-bay hoppers. Offset side: CP Rail ($19.95); Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; and Southern Pacific (Texas & New Orleans reporting marks). 14-panel exterior-post: Florida East Coast and Pittsburgh & Lake Erie. Six numbers each. Prototype-specific trucks, removable coal load, and Accumate magnetic knuckle couplers. Single car, $18.95 unless noted; two-pack, $39.90; three-pack, $59.85. 86-foot auto parts boxcars. Milwaukee Road and Norfolk Southern. Three car numbers each. Etched-metal details, prototype-specific trucks, and magnetic knuckle couplers. Single car, $25.95; two-pack, $51.90. All cars are ready-to-run. Bluford Shops, 618-822-6833, www.bluford-shops.com

N scale passenger cars

Bi-level commuter coach cars. Alaska RR (three car numbers), Caltrain (“rainbow” scheme, three numbers) Chicago & North Western (new numbers), Southern Pacific (new numbers), and Virginia Ry. Express. Five car numbers each unless noted; also available undecorated. Micro-Trains magnetic knuckle couplers. $34.99 (undecorated, $29.99). March 2011. Ready-to-run. Wheels of Time, 650-965-1990, www.wheelsotime.com
NJ International N scale heating oil storage tanks
NJ International N scale heating oil storage tanks
N scale structures

Heating oil storage tanks. Injection-molded plastic kits. $21.99. January 2011. NJ International Inc., 480-219-4135, www.njinternational.com
Sidetrack Laser N scale Cal Pak
Sidetrack Laser N scale Cal Pak
Cal Pak. Laser-cut wood kit with Grandt Line windows and paper signs. Footprint is 4" x 12". $78.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com
Dansbury Depot. Factory-assembled and decorated plastic structure. Details include benches, mailbox, train signal, luggage cart, station sign, and street lamps. $69.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures line. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
O scale freight cars

United States Railroad Administration 40-foot double-sheathed boxcar. New paint schemes: Boston & Maine; Great Northern; Northern Pacific; Savannah & Atlanta; St. Louis Southwestern; Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo; and Wabash. Four car numbers each; also available undecorated. Prototype-specific steel ends, full brake system, and body-mounted magnetic knuckle couplers. $62.95. Ready-to-run. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
Sidetrack Laser O scale Desperation Pass single-stall enginehouse
Sidetrack Laser O scale Desperation Pass single-stall enginehouse
O scale structures

Desperation Pass single-stall enginehouse. Laser-cut wood kit with positionable windows and shake shingle roofing material. Footprint is 5" x 15-3/4". $134.95. Sidetrack Laser, 503-449-5361, www.sidetracklaser.com

S scale details and accessories
 
Assorted vehicles. 1966 Ford Mustang GT, 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427 L88, 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, 1969 Plymouth Road Runner, 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A, and 1971 Chevrolet Cheyenne. Metal bodies and chassis, opening hoods with detailed engines, and rolling vinyl tires. Prices to be announced. GreenLight LLC, 317-287-0600, www.greenlightcollectibles.com
American Z Lines Pullman-Standard PS2-CD covered hopper
American Z Lines Pullman-Standard PS2-CD covered hopper
Z scale freight cars

Pullman-Standard PS2-CD covered hopper. Chicago & North Western. Etched-metal running boards, blackened metal wheelsets, and AutoLatch knuckle couplers. Single car, $32; four-pack, $125. Ready-to-run. American Z Lines, 614-764-1703, www.ztrack.com

Electronics/controls

Self-enclosed ported speaker. Two watt and eight ohms. Outer dimensions are 7mm x 16.5mm x 47mm. $11.49. Railflyer Model Prototypes Inc., 519-618-9297, railflyermodelprototypes.com

Club offerings

Norfolk & Southern 40-foot boxcar. Custom-decorated Bowser car offered by the Carolina Piedmont Division of the National Model Railroad Association and the Norfolk & Southern Historical Society. Eight car numbers available. $15 per car (plus $5 shipping). Each additional car is $2.50 shipping. Check or money order to: N&SHS, c/o John Janosko, 264 White Cedar Ln., Youngsville, NC 27596-9196. www.norfolksouthernhs.org

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