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New model trains for the week of October 5, 2017

Check out the latest model railroad products from Athearn, Atlas, NCE Corp., and more
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SDP40F diesel locomotive. Amtrak (phase I and II schemes). Four road numbers each. Road-number-specific details, detailed cab interior, and factory-installed and painted wire grab irons. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $219.99; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $309.98. September 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division GP38-2 diesel locomotive. BNSF Ry. (Heritage III, three road numbers), Canadian Pacific (two numbers in current scheme, one number with “CP Rail” lettering on long hood), Durham & Southern (American Revolution Bicentennial scheme in one number, black-and-white scheme in three numbers). Direct-current model with eight- and nine-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $179.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $279.98. September 2018. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
40-foot gondola. Baltimore & Ohio (black with “B&O” lettering); Conrail (Conrail Red); El Paso & Southwestern (Boxcar Red); Elgin, Joliet & Eastern (black with billboard lettering); Lehigh Valley (Cornell Red with black “LV” diamond); New York, New Haven & Hartford (black with orange “NH” herald); and Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (black with yellow billboard lettering). Three road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic body with metal RP-25 contour wheelsets and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $26.98. September 2018. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

60-foot bulkhead flatcar. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Super Shock Control” lettering); Columbia & Cowlitz (“Weyerhaeuser Company” lettering); CP Rail; CSX; Ferromex; Golden West Service; Kansas City Southern; Minnesota, Dakota & Western; Milwaukee Road; Pacific Great Eastern; Southern Ry.; and St. Louis-Southwestern (Cotton Belt). Three road numbers per scheme. Separately applied end details and brake wheel, 33” nickel silver wheelsets; and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $32.98. September 2018. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

FMC 4,700-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Burlington Northern (factory weathered with yellow conspicuity stripes); BNSF Ry. (factory-weathered BN patchout, one road number); Farnhamville, Iowa; Kyle RR (gray with reporting marks only); Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern (patchout with reporting marks only); Union Pacific (Western Pacific reporting marks); and Union Petroleum Corp. (Procor lettering). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. See-through etched-metal running boards and crossover platforms, 100-ton trucks with 36” metal wheelsets, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $35.98. September 2018. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale standard- and wide-cupola cabooses
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale standard- and wide-cupola cabooses
Standard- and wide-cupola cabooses. New paint schemes. Wide cupola: Milwaukee, Racine & Troy (shoving platform in one number, standard scheme in two numbers); Belt Ry. of Chicago; Burlington Northern; BNSF Ry. (shoving platform); Delaware & Hudson; and Missouri-Kansas-Texas (American Revolution Bicentennial scheme, one number). Standard cupola: Norfolk Southern (Norfolk & Western and Southern Ry. heritage and horsehead ribbon logo, one road number each). New numbers. Wide cupola: Alaska RR and Missouri-Kansas-Texas. Standard cupola: Northern Pacific (green). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Roller-bearing trucks, separate brake cylinder, and running boards as appropriate. $41.95 (undecorated, $25.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Fruit Growers Express 50-foot insulated boxcar. British Columbia Ry. (green), Chesapeake & Ohio (“Solid Gold” lettering), Conrail (yellow), Denver & Rio Grande Western (orange), Seaboard Coast Line (“For Greater Efficiency” lettering), and Union Pacific (“Automated railway” lettering). Two road numbers per scheme. Separate brake gear, 70-ton roller-bearing trucks with 33” metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $24.98. December 2017. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar. New road names: Atlantic Coast Line (“Thanks for Using Coast Line” slogan); Alaska RR (“McKinley National Park Route” herald); Monon (“The Hoosier Line” slogan); Reading Co. (green with billboard lettering); Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac (blue with “Linking North and South” slogan); and Western Pacific (silver with “Rides Like a Feather” slogan). Two road numbers per scheme. Pullman-Standard ends and bowtie roof with flat panels, see-through Apex steel running boards, and 6-foot Superior doors. $27.98. December 2017. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
HO scale details and accessories
25-foot trailer. American President Lines (single two-pack); Erie (“Piggy Back Service” lettering); Great Northern (Big Sky Blue); “K” Line (single two-pack); Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (single two-pack); New York Central (“Fast Freight Service” lettering); New York, New Haven & Hartford (“New England Transportation Co.” lettering); Orient Overseas Container Line (single two-pack); Rio Grande Motorway Inc.; Sealand (single two-pack); and Texas & Pacific (“Motor Transportation Company” lettering). Two two-packs per scheme unless noted. Painted rims and vinyl tires. $26.98. September 2018. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Kenworth tractor. Black with red stripes; blue and white; green and gold; green and white; metallic blue and silver; metallic blue and white; orange and white; red and white; red with white stripes; two-tone green; white, red, and black; and yellow and white. Cab interior with separately applied steering wheel, vinyl tires, and clear window glazing. $21.98. September 2018. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale John Deere equipment
HO scale John Deere equipment
John Deere equipment. 310SE backhoe loader ($17.99), 4020 tractor ($5.99), 8200 tractor ($6.99), and 9510 combine ($13.99). Die-cast metal and injection-molded plastic construction, vinyl tires, and separately applied steering wheel. Backhoe loader and combine feature positionable parts. Combine includes modeler installed header, railings, and warning arms. Produced by Ertl, available at John Deere dealers, www.deere.com/en/
Showcase Miniatures HO scale train order signal hoop pole
Showcase Miniatures HO scale train order signal hoop pole
Train order signal hoop pole. Cast-metal pole with photo-etched metal and laser-cut parts. Two styles of hoops and handheld hoops included. Lamp and light-emitting diode available separately ($10.95). $11.95. Showcase Miniatures, 334-750-3276, www.showcaseminiatures.net
N scale freight cars
FMC 50-foot combination-door boxcar. Burlington Northern; Minnesota, Dakota & Western (white); Missouri Pacific; Seaboard Coast Line (“Smooth Cushioned Load” lettering); Railbox (factory weathered); and Union Pacific (“We Can Handle It” slogan). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Roller-bearing trucks with metal wheels, screw-mounted trucks; and body-mounted McHenry couplers. $22.98. September 2018. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

General Steel Castings 53-foot flatcar. Great Northern (Glacier Green); Milwaukee Road (Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific herald); Missouri Pacific (“Screaming eagle” herald); Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (Jade Green); St. Louis Southwestern (reporting marks only); and Trailer Train (LTTX reporting marks). Three road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic body, 50-ton solid-bearing or 70-ton roller-bearing trucks with 33” metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry couplers. $21.98. September 2018. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: CSX. Three road numbers. Prototype-specific details, directional light-emitting-diode headlights, working ditch lights, traction tires, and can motor with dual flywheels. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
American Z Line Z scale General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
General Electric P42 diesel locomotive. Amtrak (phase 5 scheme). Two road numbers (assigned to AutoTrain). Traction tires 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 Z scale Greenville 7,100-cubic-foot-capacity 60-foot double-plug-door boxcar
American Z Line Z scale 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: Norfolk Southern. Single car and four-pack. Metal wheels and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
NCE Corp. Illuminator scenic lighting decoder
NCE Corp. Illuminator scenic lighting decoder
Electronics/controls
Illuminator scenic lighting decoder. Works on Digital Command Control and direct current (limited operation on DC); locomotive, accessory, and signal addressing; and built-in warm white light-emitting diode (can be disabled). Up to three LEDs may be controlled separately. Built-in resistors. Functions as National Model Railroad Association signal decoder with 18 aspects. Each output individually dimmable. Compatible with Woodland Scenics Just Plug. $16.95; five-pack, $79.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com
NCE Corp. Light It universal lighting and signal decoder
NCE Corp. Light It universal lighting and signal decoder
Light It universal lighting and signal decoder. Works on Digital Command Control and direct current (limited operation on DC); locomotive, accessory, and signal addressing; and built-in warm white light-emitting diode (can be disabled). Up to three LEDs may be controlled separately. Built-in resistors. Functions as National Model Railroad Association signal decoder with 18 aspects. Each output individually dimmable. Three-pack, $19.95; six-pack, $39.95; and 15-pack, $99.95. NCE Corp., 585-265-0230, www.ncedcc.com

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