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New model trains for the week of December 29, 2016

New model railroad products from Bachmann, Microscale, Walthers, and more!
Bachmann Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division E7A diesel locomotive
Bachmann Trains HO scale Electro-Motive Division E7A diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division E7A diesel locomotive. Pennsylvania RR; Baltimore & Ohio; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; New York Central; and Southern Ry. One road number per scheme. Die-cast metal frame, all-wheel drive, and illuminated number boxes. Features SoundTraxx Sound Value diesel sound package. $299. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com
HO scale freight cars
Two-bay offset side hopper. New road numbers: Canadian Pacific (script lettering), Delaware & Hudson (Oxide Red), Lehigh & New England (black with “LNE” billboard lettering), Louisville & Nashville (“The Old Reliable” slogan), and Northern Pacific (black). Five road numbers per scheme (two single cars and one three-pack); also available undecorated (single car only). Body-mounted Accumate couplers, 50-ton trucks, and brake gear detail. $21.95; three-pack, $65.85. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
HO scale structures
Trackside post office. Injection-molded plastic kit with rail and truck docks and decal signs. Measures 13-1/8” x 4-1/2” x 6-3/8”. $49.98. February 2017. Cornerstone series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Rapido Trains HO scale New Look Bus
Rapido Trains HO scale New Look Bus
HO scale details and accessories
New Look Bus. BC Transit, Boston/Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Connecticut Transit, DC Transit, Detroit Department of Street Railways, Los Angeles (Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority), Edmonton Transit, Ottawa OC Transpo, Pittsburgh (Port Authority), St. Louis (Bi-State), and Toronto Transit Commission (maroon). Standard and deluxe versions. Both versions have etched-metal interior stanchions, stamped-metal handrail, positionable front wheels, and grooved flooring. Deluxe version features interior lighting, working headlights and taillights, illuminated front destination sign, painted seatback handrails, and two-tone seats (where appropriate). Lighting requires 12V power supply (not included). Standard version, $49.95 (kit, $29.95); deluxe version, $69.95. Fall 2017. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Stone piers and abutments for railroad bridges. Double-track: Stone abutment, $17.98. Stone pier, $19.98. Single-track: Stone abutment (low), $9.98. Stone abutment (high), $11.98. Deck bridge stone pier, $11.98. Stone pier, $14.98. Railroad bridge stone wing walls, $11.98. Resin castings with textured stone surfaces. January 2017. Cornerstone Engineered Bridge System. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
N scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP7 and GP9 diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. GP7: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Chinese Red); Denver & Rio Grande Western (black and Aspen Gold); Lackawanna (black and gold); and Southern Ry. (black, silver, and gold). GP9: Chessie System (Baltimore & Ohio, Chesapeake & Ohio, and Western Maryland reporting marks), Pennsylvania RR (Dark Locomotive Enamel Green and gold), and Union Pacific (“Road of the Streamliners” slogan). Two road numbers per scheme; both body styles also available undecorated. Low-friction drive with dual brass flywheels, directional golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $119.95; with NCE motor-only decoder, $154.95. Second quarter 2017. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Kato USA N scale Siemens ACS-64 Cities Sprinter locomotive
Kato USA N scale Siemens ACS-64 Cities Sprinter locomotive
Siemens ACS-64 Cities Sprinter locomotive. New road numbers: Amtrak. Three numbers. Positionable pantographs, directional headlights, and flywheel-equipped motor. $150. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
N scale freight cars
NE-5 caboose. Boston & Maine; Chicago Great Western; Conrail; New York, New Haven & Hartford; and Penn Central. Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Prototype-specific trucks, brake line detail, and Accumate couplers. $29.95 (undecorated, $19.95). Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
O scale freight cars
Gunderson Maxi-IV three-unit articulated well car. New paint schemes: III Transportation (Arkansas-Oklahoma RR reporting marks), BNSF Ry. (post-2005 herald), TTX (Pacer Stacktrain patchout and current logo). Two road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal construction with etched-metal platforms, separate brake detail, and roller-bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps. $299.95. Second quarter 2017. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Norfolk Southern (high short hood). Three road numbers. Can motor with dual flywheels, traction tires, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Kansas City Southern de Mexico. Two road numbers. Can motor with dual flywheels, traction tires, directional light-emitting-diode headlights, optional pilot and plow, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Z scale freight cars
17,600-gallon corn syrup tank cars. New paint scheme: Cerestar. Two single cars and one four-pack. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale Heavyweight observation car and Railway Post Office
American Z Line Z scale Heavyweight observation car and Railway Post Office
Z scale passenger cars
Heavyweight observation car and Railway Post Office. Pennsylvania RR. Observation car: Baffin Bay, Continental Hall, and Joel Chandler Harris. Railway Post Office: nos. 6508 and 6519. Metal wheelsets and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Decals
Assorted decals. Orient Overseas Container Line early 20- and 40-foot intermodal containers and modern graffiti (HO and N scales only). N scale, $6.75; HO scale, $8.25; and O scale, $12.95. Microscale Industries, 714-593-1422, www.microscale.com
Penn Central (Toledo & Ohio Central reporting marks) 50-foot riveted-side boxcar
Penn Central (Toledo & Ohio Central reporting marks) 50-foot riveted-side boxcar
Club offerings
Penn Central (Toledo & Ohio Central reporting marks) 50-foot riveted-side boxcar. Accurail HO scale kit. Two road numbers available. $26 plus $7 shipping for one or two cars. Ohio residents add 7.5 percent sales tax. Check or money order to COMRC, c/o Bill Alarie, 632 D’Lyn St., Columbus, OH 43228; www.comrcinc.org

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