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New model trains for the week of December 28, 2017

Check out the latest model railroad products from Accurail, Kadee, Minifer, and more
Accurail HO scale assorted freight car kits
Accurail HO scale assorted freight car kits
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight car kits. Soo Line 36-foot single-sheathed Fowler boxcar, $17.98. BNSF Ry. (Cascade Green with post-2005 herald) American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $18.98. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar with straight underframe (single car, $17.98; three-pack, $52.98). Dubuque Packing 40-foot plug-door steel refrigerator car, $18.98. Lehigh & New England 36-foot double-sheathed boxcar with wood ends and fish-belly underframe, $17.98. Western Pacific Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper, $19.98. Wisconsin & Southern 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar, $17.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com

Pacific Car & Foundry 57-foot mechanical refrigerator car. Alaska RR (“McKinley National Park Route” slogan), Bangor & Aroostook, Fruit Growers Express (“Real Cold”), Golden West Service, Green Bay & Western (Bangor & Aroostook patchout), and Union Pacific Fruit Express. Three road numbers per scheme. Body-mounted McHenry scale couplers, RP-25 contour 33” metal wheels, and separately applied brake wheel. $29.98. November 2018. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Pennsylvania RR class X38 50-foot automobile boxcar
Funaro & Camerlengo HO scale Pennsylvania RR class X38 50-foot automobile boxcar
Pennsylvania RR class X38 50-foot automobile boxcar. Cast-resin kit features one-piece body, wood running boards, and decals. Panel and recessed roof versions. $49.99 each. Funaro & Camerlengo, 570-224-4989, www.fandckits.com
Kadee HO scale Pullman-Standard 50-foot PS-1 boxcar
Kadee HO scale Pullman-Standard 50-foot PS-1 boxcar
Pullman-Standard 50-foot PS-1 boxcar. Boston & Maine (built 1956, shopped 6-77). Two-piece self-centering trucks, no. 2100 scale couplers, and nine-foot Youngstown doors. $38.95. Kadee Quality Products Co., 541-826-3883, www.kadee.com

American Car & Foundry, Greenbrier, and look-alike 62-foot 70-ton flatcars and bulkhead flatcars. Canadian Pacific flatcar (1967), Milwaukee Road flatcar (1966 renumber), Southern Pacific (Greenbrier flatcar without Automatic Car Identification label and American Car & Foundry class F-70-59 bulkhead flatcar), and Western Pacific flatcar (1964). Six road numbers per scheme; ACF bulkhead flatcar painted brown but unlettered also available. Brake hoses, metal wheels, and stand-off grab irons. Flatcar: single car, $39.95; three-pack, $119.85; six-pack, $239.70; and 12-pack, $479.40. Bulkhead flatcar: single car, $42.95; three-pack, $128.85; and 12-pack, $515.40. Second quarter 2018. Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
Minifer HO scale LeGarage Choubard
Minifer HO scale LeGarage Choubar
HO scale structures
LeGarage Choubard. Laser-cut cardboard kit. Designed from a Charente building. Car not included. Measures 4.13” x 3.14” x 3.14”. $42.21 (price may vary based on exchange rate). Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
HO scale details and accessories
45-foot intermodal container chassis. Cosco, Crowley, Maersk, NYK, and Yang Ming. Prototype-specific wheels, vinyl tires, and printed mud flaps. Two-pack, $29.98. November 2018. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
N scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. BC Rail (red, white, and blue), CIT Group (CEFX reporting marks, blue with white stripes), CSX (blue, yellow, and gray), Genesee & Wyoming (Goderich-Exeter Ry. in one road number, Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern in three numbers), Indiana Rail Road (three numbers), Montana Rail Link (one number), Nebraska Central (three numbers), Seaboard System, St. Lawrence & Hudson, and Union Pacific (six numbers). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Separately applied details, all-wheel drive and electrical pickup, and working ditch lights as appropriate. Direct-current model, $139.95; with ESU LokPilot V4.0 Micro slide-in motor decoder, $189.95; and ESU LokSound Select Micro slide-in sound decoder, $249.95. InterMountain Railway Co., 800-472-2530, www.intermountain-railway.com
Kato N scale aluminum-sided auto rack
Kato N scale aluminum-sided auto rack
Aluminum-sided auto rack. New paint schemes: Amtrak (phases 3 and 4). Two four-packs per scheme. All-wheel electrical pickup, blackened metal wheels, and Kato knuckle couplers. Four-pack, $95. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com

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5 compact track plans

5 compact track plans

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