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New model trains for the week of October 26, 2017

Check out the latest model railroad products from Blackstone Models, Trainplayer Software, Xuron Corp., and more
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive. Illinois Central, New York Central, and Southern Ry. Prototype-specific details, die-cast metal underframe, light-emitting-diode headlights, and Proto-Max couplers. A unit with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder (two numbers per scheme), $329.98. A-A sets: direct current, $399.98; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $599.98. February 2018. WalthersProto. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Electro-Motive Division SD60M diesel locomotive. Burlington Northern, BNSF Ry. (Heritage III), Canadian Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Soo Line, and Union Pacific. Four road numbers (two each in direct current and Digital Command Control). Three-piece cab windshield, open grating on steps, and light-emitting-diode headlights. Direct-current model, $129.98; with dual-mode ESU sound decoder, $199.98. April 2018. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Blackstone Models HO scale American Car & Foundry 30-foot refrigerator car
HO scale freight cars
American Car & Foundry 30-foot refrigerator cars. HOn3. Denver & Rio Grande Western (Flying Grande lettering in four road numbers and Moffat Tunnel herald in two numbers). Kadee no. 714 couplers, prototype-specific lettering and detail placement, and built-in speaker housing and openings in underbody for Tsunami SoundCar digital sound decoder (sold separately). $64.95. Release date to be announced. Blackstone Models, 970-259-0690, www.blackstonemodels.com
American Car & Foundry 50-foot exterior-post boxcar. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Railbox patchout); Detroit & Mackinac (“Yes Michigan” slogan); Missouri Pacific (Armour Yellow with Union Pacific herald and “Building America” slogan); Providence & Worcester; Montana Rail Link (modern scheme); and Wisconsin & Southern. Two road numbers per scheme. Plate B dimensions, 33” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $27.98. March 2018. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Association of American Railroads 40-foot modified 1937 boxcar. New paint schemes: Detroit & Mackinac; Florida East Coast; Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; Maine Central; Pittsburgh & Lake Erie; and Southern Pacific. Two road numbers per scheme. Murphy panel roof, 5-5 Dreadnaught ends, and 33” turned-metal wheelsets. $27.98. January 2018. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
N scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Burlington Northern 50-foot Airslide covered hopper, $29.95. Canadian National 50-foot welded-side boxcar, $25.90. South Dakota Soybean Processors 56-foot general-service tank car, $33.80. Union Pacific 50-foot welded-side boxcar, $31.80. Injection-molded plastic models with plastic wheelsets and Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
N scale passenger cars
3-2 heavyweight observation car. New paint scheme: Denver & Rio Grande Western (gold, silver, and black). Interior details, clear window glazing, and plastic wheelsets. $34.90. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com

78-foot paired-window heavyweight coach. New paint scheme: Norfolk & Western. Interior details, clear window glazing, and plastic wheelsets. $32.90. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Xuron 860 two-ounce polyethylene dispensing bottle
Xuron 860 two-ounce polyethylene dispensing bottle
Tools
Xuron 860 two-ounce polyethylene dispensing bottle. Includes three stainless steel capillary tubes (.010”, .020”, and .040” inside diameter). Bottle is self-sealing to prevent spills. $6.75. Xuron Corp., 207-283-1401, www.xuron.com
Software
TrainPlayer version 6.6. Features YardMaster 3 freight forwarding system, AnyRail import fixes, improved Car Properties tabs, and script additions. Free upgrade for users of TrainPlayer versions 6.0-6.5, $19 upgrade for users of TrainPlayer before version 6.0, and $88 for new users (includes Chris Pedersen freight car collection). TrainPlayer Software, 707-320-4246, www.trainplayer.com

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