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New model trains for the week of March 16, 2017

See the latest HO, N, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week!
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale Plymouth ML-8 industrial switcher
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale Plymouth ML-8 industrial switcher
HO scale locomotives
Plymouth ML-8 industrial switcher. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Union Pacific; and U.S. Army Transportation Corps. Also available painted black, medium blue, and yellow and black but unlettered (with decals) and undecorated. Die-cast metal underframe and hood, etched-metal see-through radiator guard, and separate metal handrails. Direct-current model, $99.98; with SoundTraxx motor-only decoder with built-in CurrentKeeper, $149.98. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale freight cars
Pennsylvania RR class N5 caboose. Boston & Maine; Conrail; Detroit & Mackinac; Long Island Rail Road; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Penn Central (with and without white stripe); and Pennsylvania RR (early scheme with and without train-phone antenna, early scheme with black roof, shadow keystone with Buckeye and Pittsburgh Region lettering, shadow keystone with train-phone antenna, Focal Orange with keystone, Futura scheme, and yellow cupola with train-phone antenna). Standard models in two road numbers each; versions with train-phone antenna in three numbers. Separate grab irons, brake wheel, air tank, brake cylinder, and triple valve; metal wheels; and plastic trucks. $27.95 ($35.95 with train-phone antenna). November 2017. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Kadee HO scale 40-foot PS-1 boxcar
Kadee HO scale 40-foot PS-1 boxcar
40-foot PS-1 boxcar. Chesapeake & Ohio (“C&O for Progress herald). One road number. Features no. 2100 scale couplers and two-piece self-centering trucks. $36.95. Kadee Quality Products Co., 541-826-3883, www.kadee.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale 50-foot 100-ton four-bay hopper
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale 50-foot 100-ton four-bay hopper
50-foot 100-ton four-bay hopper. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Clinchfield; CSX; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Soo Line; and Union Pacific (Missouri Pacific reporting marks). Two road numbers per scheme. New slope-sheet braces, brake gear, and die-cast metal underframe; 36” metal wheels on plastic axles; and Proto-Max couplers. $27.98. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale National Steel Car. 4,550-cubic-foot-capacity four-bay cylindrical covered hopper
Wm. K. Walthers HO scale National Steel Car. 4,550-cubic-foot-capacity four-bay cylindrical covered hopper
National Steel Car. 4,550-cubic-foot-capacity four-bay cylindrical covered hopper. New paint schemes. Trough hatch covers: Pillsbury and Saskatchewan Grain Car Corp. (SKNX and SKPX reporting marks). Round hatch covers: Canadian National (gray with red “wet noodle” herald), Canadian Pacific (black with white script lettering), and Potash Corp. Four road numbers per scheme. See-through plastic running boards, metal wheelsets on plastic axles, and separately applied brake wheel. $29.98. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale assorted freight cars
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale assorted freight cars
N scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) 89-foot bi-level open auto rack, $29.95; St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) 89-foot bi-level open auto rack, $29.95; CSX two-bay covered hopper, $27.40; and Union Pacific 40-foot Hy-Cube boxcar, $35.90. Injection-molded plastic models with plastic wheelsets and Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage car
Micro-Trains Line Co. N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage car
N scale passenger cars
70-foot heavyweight baggage car. New paint scheme: Milwaukee Road (Railway Express Agency, no. 837). Plastic wheelsets, body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers, and clear window glazing. $30.80. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Conrail. Three road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights, prototype-specific details, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
2017 Bachmann/Williams by Bachmann catalog
2017 Bachmann/Williams by Bachmann catalog
Catalogs
2017 Bachmann/Williams by Bachmann catalog. Features new items in N, HO, O, On30, and large scales. 344 pages. Hard copy, $12; free as .pdf download. Bachmann Industries Inc., 215-533-1600, www.bachmanntrains.com

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