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New model trains for the week of June 8, 2017

See the latest HO, N, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD70ACe and SD70M-2 diesel locomotives. SD70ACe: BNSF Ry., Canadian National, Norfolk Southern (Illinois Terminal heritage unit, one road number), and Union Pacific (American flag with “Building America” slogan). SD70M-2: Citi Rail Leasing (three numbers) and First Union Rail (Florida East Coast patchout). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Road-number-specific details, wire grab irons, and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model, $209.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 decoder, $309.98. May 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
65’-6” mill gondola. Baltimore & Ohio (black), Central of Georgia (“The Right Way” slogan), Chesapeake & Ohio (“C&O for Progress” herald), Chicago & North Western (“Chicago & North Western System” herald), Rock Island (“Route Rock” slogan), St. Louis Southwestern (“Cotton Belt” billboard lettering), and Wabash (black with billboard lettering). Three road numbers per scheme. Positionable drop ends, wire grab irons, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $34.98. May 2018. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Kadee HO scale Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar with 6-foot doors
Kadee HO scale Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar with 6-foot doors
Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar with 6-foot doors. Baltimore & Ohio (built 1956, shopped 2-56 and built 1956, shopped 7-70). One road number per scheme. Two-piece self-centering trucks and no. 2100 scale couplers. $36.95. Kadee Quality Products Co., 541-826-3883, www.kadee.com

Association of American Railroads 53-foot flatcar. New road numbers: Chessie System (Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks); Chicago & North Western; Denver & Rio Grande Western; Elgin, Joliet & Eastern; Union Pacific; and Western Maryland. Two numbers per scheme. Brake rigging and underbody details, deck with bolt detail, and Proto-Max couplers. $37.98. August 2017. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale details and accessories
40-foot trailer with exterior posts. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Truck Rail Service” slogan); Bangor & Aroostook (“piggyback” lettering); Pennsylvania RR (“TrucTrain”); Penn Central; Reading Co. (blue diamond); and Northern Pacific. Three numbers per scheme. $24.98. May 2018. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

1955 Ford F-100 panel truck. Civil Defense, Ford Motor Co., maintenance of way (orange), police department, Reliable Plumbing, and Super Food Market. Interior with separate steering wheel, clear window glazing, and rolling vinyl tires. $24.98. May 2018. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Assorted vehicle kits. Cement mixer ($31.98), four-wheel drive farm tractor ($31.98), dragline ($31.98), heavy forklift ($21.98), road grader ($27.98), tracked excavator ($37.98), tracked loader ($34.98), and truck crane ($34.98). Injection-molded plastic kits with cab interior and clear window glazing. July 2017. SceneMaster line. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
N scale freight cars
36-foot old time double-sheathed boxcar. International Mexican (“Eagle Pass Route” slogan, one road number), Maryland & Pennsylvania, Mississippi Central, New York Central & Hudson River RR, Pacific Electric, Southern Pacific (GH&SA and NYT&M reporting marks, one number each), and Virginia & Truckee. Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Molded truss rods with turnbuckles, separately applied brake wheel and running board, and screw-mounted trucks. $21.98. May 2018. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Kato USA N scale 2016 Operation North Pole Christmas train
Kato USA N scale 2016 Operation North Pole Christmas train
N scale train sets
2016 Operation North Pole Christmas train. Four-unit set ($195) includes Electro-Motive Division F40PH no. 133, bi-level coaches nos. 6050 (Rosemont) and 6054 (LifeSource), and bi-level cab-coach no. 8515 (Allstate Arena). Set is in “Starter Series” style hanger box with special decorations. Track and transformer sold separately. Two-car add-on set ($65) includes bi-level coach no. 6518 (Operation North Pole) and bi-level cab-coach no. 8415 (Donald E. Stephens Convention Center). Two-car set includes bookcase-style case to hold six-unit consist. A portion of the proceeds from every sale of an Operation North Pole train set helps fund the chartering of this annual train. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
Z scale locomotives
MRR-NP0917_29
Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Chicago & North Western. Two road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights, prototype-specific details, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

American Z Line Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Delaware & Hudson. Three road numbers. Traction tires, optional plows and pilot, and directional light-emitting-diode headlights. Designed for Digitrax and TCS drop-in Digital Command Control decoders. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Greenville 7,100-cubic-foot-capacity 60-foot double-plug-door boxcar
Z scale freight cars
Greenville 7,100-cubic-foot-capacity 60-foot double-plug-door boxcar. New paint scheme: Western Pacific. Single car and four-pack. Metal wheels and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
IronWorkModels Matt Lock
IronWorkModels Matt Lock
Weathering supplies
Matt Lock. Clear coat to seal weathering. Can also be applied before weathering to increase adhesion of filters, washes, and other weathering effects. Compatible with plastic and metal parts. Water-based resin product. .64-ounce bottle, $5.62 (price may vary based on exchange rate). IronWorkModels, www.true-earth.com
IronWorkModels Dust Wash in Earth, Dust and Sand
IronWorkModels Dust Wash in Earth, Dust and Sand
Dust Wash. Earth, Dust, and Sand. Can be used straight from the bottle or thinned with water. Apply over wet surfaces to increase flow. Apply with brush or airbrush. Water-based resin product. .64-ounce bottle, $5.62 (price may vary based on exchange rate). IronWorkModels, www.true-earth.com
IronWorkModels SDW Rust
IronWorkModels SDW Rust
SDW Rust. Four colors. Water-based resin product with blending abilities of oil-based weathering products. Apply with brush or airbrush. .64-ounce bottle, $5.62 (price may vary based on exchange rate). IronWorkModels, www.true-earth.com

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