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New model trains for the week of July 13, 2017

Check out the latest model railroad products from Atlas O, Trainworx, SoundTraxx, and more
Rapido Trains HO scale General Motors Diesel Division SW1200RS diesel locomotive
Rapido Trains HO scale General Motors Diesel Division SW1200RS diesel locomotive
HO scale locomotives
General Motors Diesel Division SW1200RS diesel locomotive. Canadian National (“wet noodle” herald with black cab and red/orange cab, and North America scheme with small “wet noodle” herald) and Canadian Pacific (block and script lettering, Action Red with 5” stripes and Multimark on cab, Action Red with 8” stripes and Multimark on cab, Multimark on hood, and no Multimark). Three to six road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated (CN and CP versions). Die-cast metal frame, chassis, and gear boxes; illuminated number boxes and classification lights; and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model, $225; with dual-mode ESU LokSound sound decoder, $325. Early 2018. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
HO scale freight cars
General American Transportation Corp. TankTrain. GATX (black with Barber-Scheffel trucks, black patchout, and white). One A-B set and three intermediate sets available per scheme; unnumbered intermediate car in late scheme also available. Wire grab irons, etched-metal crossover platforms, and trucks with rotating bearing caps. Two-pack (white cars), $104.98; three-pack (black cars), $149.98; and single unnumbered car, $53.98. June 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Thrall 53-foot articulated well car. New paint schemes: BNSF Ry. (SFLC reporting marks), Providence & Worcester (WRWK marks), and TTX (Pacer Stacktrain patchout). New road numbers: TTX (six numbers). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Etched-metal details, floor pin holes for Atlas and other brands of containers, and prototype-specific walkways. $119.95 (undecorated, $99.95). First quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bowser HO scale 70-ton 14-panel hopper car
Bowser HO scale 70-ton 14-panel hopper car
70-ton 14-panel hopper car. Burlington Northern; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Canada Southern (four road numbers); Chessie System (Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks); CSXT (Chessie System patchout, four numbers); Clinchfield; Delaware & Hudson; Detroit, Toledo & Ironton (four numbers); Erie Lackawanna; and Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (Penn Central herald, four numbers). Six numbers per scheme unless noted. Metal wheels. $24.95. March 2018. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Budd mid-train dome
Rapido Trains HO scale Budd mid-train dome
HO scale passenger cars
Budd mid-train dome. Amtrak (phase 1 scheme, two road numbers), Baltimore & Ohio (Moonlight Dome and Sunlight Dome), Canadian National (Moonlight Dome, Starlight Dome, and Sunlight Dome with stainless steel finish; American Spirit in CNR Heritage scheme), Canadian Pacific (six numbers), CP Rail (Action Red, four numbers), Delaware & Hudson (Willsboro Point and Bluff Point), Illinois Central (three numbers), Missouri Pacific (Eagle scheme, two numbers), Norfolk & Western (two numbers), Seaboard Coast Line (Moonlight Dome and Starlight Dome), VIA Rail Canada (original scheme, three numbers), and Wabash (two numbers). Also available with stainless steel finish but unlettered. Detailed interior and underbody, etched-metal end gates, and track-powered interior lighting. $109. First half 2018. Superior Stainless series. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Märklin HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe battery starter set
Märklin HO scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe battery starter set
HO scale train sets
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe battery starter set. Five-car set includes two locomotives and three cars. Battery-powered train includes sounds, lights, and magnetic couplers. Set also includes Märklin Power Control Stick, four AA and two AAA batteries, and the following plastic track sections: 12 R1 curves, seven 6-3/4” and five 7-13/32” straight sections, two turnout curves, and one each left and right turnout. Train can be operated on two frequencies, allowing another battery-powered train to be operated on the same set. Can be expanded with no. 23300 plastic track extension set. $89.99. Third quarter 2017. Märklin My World. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
Woodland Scenics HO scale double-decker trailer home
Woodland Scenics HO scale double-decker trailer home
HO scale structures
Double-decker trailer home. Factory-assembled and painted structure with window air conditioner; flickering TV; separate picnic table, garbage can, and propane tank; and factory-installed light-emitting diodes (designed for use with Just Plug Lighting System). $74.99. September 2017. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
HO scale details and accessories
53-foot CIMC and Jindo intermodal containers. New road numbers. CIMC (three 3-packs per scheme): EMP, Hub Group, and UMAX (UP-CSX). Jindo (two three-packs per scheme): CSX (“How Tomorrow Moves” slogan) and North American Container System. New paint schemes. CIMC (two three-packs): Florida East Coast. Undecorated containers also available. Front wall with 10 vertical corrugations; placard holders on front wall, sides, and door; and side corrugations with 8-55-8 arrangement. Three-pack, $49.95 (undecorated, $44.95). First quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

A-Line 40-foot corrugated-side intermodal container. New paint schemes: Beacon/Horizon Lines, CARU Containers, Hyundai, Mitsui OSK Lines, NYK Logistics, and Safmarine. New container numbers: Evergreen, Hamburg Süd, “K” Line, Orient Overseas, P&O Nedlloyd, and Uniglory. Three two-packs per scheme. Two-pack, $23.95. February/March 2018. InterMountain Railway Co., 800-472-2530, www.intermountain-railway.com
N scale locomotives
Assorted diesel locomotives with ESU LokSound sound decoders. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Electro-Motive Corp. E5 diesel locomotive (Silver Speed, Silver Pilot, and no. 9912A, September/October 2017), $250. Milwaukee Road Electro-Motive Division (EMD) FP7 and F7B (November/December 2017), $490. Milwaukee Road EMD FP7 (November/December 2017), $260. Models are built to order. Kobo Custom line. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com

N scale passenger cars
Lightweight baggage car. Amtrak (phase 1 scheme); Burlington Northern; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (silver); Canadian National (red, black, and gray with “wet noodle” herald); Chicago Great Western (maroon and black); Chicago & North Western (yellow and green); Delaware & Hudson (blue and yellow); Illinois Central (brown and orange); Great Northern (Big Sky Blue and Empire Builder schemes); Milwaukee Road (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray); Northern Pacific (Lowey scheme); New York Central (two-tone gray); Penn Central (green); Rock Island (silver); and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray). Two road numbers per scheme. Wire grab irons, interior lighting, and truck-mounted couplers. $49.95. February/March 2018. Centralia Car Shops. InterMountain Railway Co., 800-472-2530, www.intermountain-railway.com

Rapido Trains N scale New York, New Haven & Hartford 8600-series stainless steel coach
Rapido Trains N scale New York, New Haven & Hartford 8600-series stainless steel coach
New York, New Haven & Hartford 8600-series stainless steel coach. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (purple window band, without skirts); Penn Central (green window band, without skirts); and New York, New Haven & Hartford (delivery scheme with skirts and orange window band with and without skirts). Six road numbers per scheme; also available painted silver but unlettered (with and without skirts). Battery-powered constant lighting for direct current and Digital Command Control, detailed interior and underbody, and factory-installed grab irons. $59.95. Late 2017. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Rapido Trains N scale United Aircraft TurboTrain
Rapido Trains N scale United Aircraft TurboTrain
N scale train sets
United Aircraft TurboTrain. Three-car set: United Aircraft/Department of Transportation, and Penn Central/Department of Transportation. Five-car set: Early and late Amtrak, Canadian National, and VIA Rail Canada. Four-car add-on set: CN and VIA Rail Canada. Two powered Power Dome Cars; articulated single-axle trucks with needlepoint axles; and working headlights, taillights, and Gyralights. Direct-current models: three-car set, $299.95; five-car set, $369.95. With dual-mode ESU LokSound sound decoder: three-car set, $499.95; five-car set, $569.95. Late 2018. Rapido Trains Inc., 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
N scale structures
Double-decker trailer home. Factory-assembled and painted structure with window air conditioner; flickering TV; separate picnic table, garbage can, and propane tank; and factory-installed light-emitting diodes (designed for use with Just Plug Lighting System). $54.99. September 2017. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
N scale details and accessories
Kenworth K100 cab-over-engine tractor. Aerodyne and VIT flat top. Three Salem and Potomac paint schemes per body style. $39.95. First quarter 2018. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com

Kenworth W900 tractor. 36” sleeper in six Seminole schemes, 60” VIT sleeper in three Seminole schemes, and Aerodyne VIT sleeper in three Seminole schemes. $39.95. First quarter 2018. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com
O scale freight cars
55-ton fish-belly two-bay hopper. New paint schemes: Akron, Canton & Youngstown (peaked ends); Chessie System (Western Maryland reporting marks); Delaware & Hudson (late repaint); and Norfolk & Western (late repaint, peaked ends). New road numbers: Reading Co. (Roman lettering with anthracite herald). Four road numbers per scheme. Cars feature flat ends unless noted. Die-cast metal construction; removable coal load; and separately applied grab irons, ladders, and brake line details. $87.95. First quarter 2018. Steam Era Classics. Atlas O, 908-687-9590, www.atlaso.com
O scale structures
Double-decker trailer home. Factory-assembled and painted structure with window air conditioner; flickering TV; separate picnic table, garbage can, and propane tank; and factory-installed light-emitting diodes (designed for use with Just Plug Lighting System). $94.99. September 2017. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-4400 digital sound decoders
SoundTraxx Tsunami2 TSU-4400 digital sound decoders
Electronics/controls
Tsunami2 TSU-4400 digital sound decoders. Steam locomotives; Alco, Baldwin and others, Electro-Motive Division, and General Electric diesel locomotives; and electric locomotives. Measures 69 x 30.5 x 14mm. Four amp maximum motor stall current, six function outputs, and 100mA maximum function current (each output). Three watt, 8-ohm load audio amplifier. Digital Command Control track voltage range 7.5V to 26V. $179.95 each. SoundTraxx, 970-259-0690, www.soundtraxx.com
Books
Railway Guns of World War I. By Marc Romanych and Greg Heuer. Details the design and development of railway guns during World War I. Includes never-before-published photographs and color illustrations. Softcover, 48 pages. $18. Osprey Publishing, 631-525-7316, www.ospreypublishing.com

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