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New model trains for the week of March 1, 2018

See the latest HO, N, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. EMD Lease (yellow in one road number and blue), Ferromex, Norfolk Southern (Reading Co. and Virginian heritage units, one number each), and Union Pacific (“Building America” slogan and large American flag). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Roadnumber-specific details, light-emitting-diode lighting, and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model, $219.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $309.98. February 2019. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Norfolk Southern (Maersk Sealand, Operation Lifesaver, and horsehead silhouette, one road number each), Rock Island (red and yellow with italics lettering, four numbers), and Union Pacific (Desert Victory, one number). Vinyl m.u. hoses, bi-directional light-emitting-diode headlights, and see-through cab windows. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM Digital Command Control decoder plug, $139.98; with dual-mode Econami sound decoder, $199.98. February 2019. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Kato USA HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD90/43MAC diesel locomotive
Kato USA HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD90/43MAC diesel locomotive
Electro-Motive Division SD90/43MAC diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: San Luis & Rio Grande (Iowa Pacific Holdings scheme). One road number. Factory-assembled model with painted safety railings. $330. Late May/Early June. Kobo Custom line. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Union Pacific Steam Excursion pre-2006 water tender set
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Union Pacific Steam Excursion pre-2006 water tender set
Union Pacific Steam Excursion pre-2006 water tender set. Factory-applied air tank, brake cylinder, and control valve; body-mounted die-cast metal semi-scale Type E couplers; Commonwealth three-axle trucks with SKF bearings; and directional light-emitting-diode headlights. Includes programmable two-function Digital Command Control decoder (models will operate on direct-current and DCC layouts). Two-pack, $134.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
HO scale freight cars
50-foot single-sheathed boxcar. Des Moines & Central Iowa, Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, Southern Pacific, St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County, and Texas Southeastern RR. Three road numbers per scheme. Separately applied running board, 33” machined metal RP-25 contour wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $29.98. February 2019. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Greenbrier (Gunderson) 5,188-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Greenbrier (Gunderson) 5,188-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper
Greenbrier (Gunderson) 5,188-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. Kansas City Southern (gray with Kansas City Southern Lines herald and Southern Belle schemes), CSX, BNSF Ry. (12 road numbers), Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific (CSX patchout with CMO reporting marks). Six numbers per scheme unless noted. Simplified underbody brake rigging details, .110” metal wheels, and simplified lettering and printing. $25.99. Operator line. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
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ScaleTrains.com HO scale Greenbrier (Gunderson) 5,188-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper
Greenbrier (Gunderson) 5,188-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper. BNSF Ry. (Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; and Northern Pacific heritage cars in one number each; with post-2005 herald in 18 numbers plus unnumbered), Arkansas-Oklahoma Ry. (six numbers), Kansas City Southern (Southern Belle scheme in 12 numbers plus unnumbered), Union Pacific (gray with “Building America” slogan in 12 numbers, CSX patchout with CMO reporting marks in six numbers). Four body styles, two hatch types, and factory-applied grab irons. $39.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com Inc., 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Thrall 4,727-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hopper
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Thrall 4,727-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hopper
Thrall 4,727-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hopper. DeGussa, Engineered Carbons, Columbian Chemicals, and Sid Richardson Carbon Co. Four road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, Barber S-2 70-ton trucks with rotating bearing caps, and 33” metal wheels. $39.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Thrall 5,750-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hoppers
ScaleTrains.com HO scale Thrall 5,750-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hoppers
Thrall 5,750-cubic-foot capacity carbon black covered hoppers. Cities Service Co., Cabot (reporting marks only and with logo), Columbian Chemicals, General American Marks Co. (GACX marks), J.M. Huber Corp., Sid Richardson Carbon Co., and Witco. Four road numbers per scheme. Prototype-specific details, Barber S-2 70-ton trucks with rotating bearing caps, and 33” metal wheels. $39.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
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Westerfield Models LLC HO scale Southern Pacific class B-50-15 single-sheathed boxcar with steel sheathing
Southern Pacific class B-50-15 single-sheathed boxcar with steel sheathing. One-piece cast-resin body, Murphy radial roof, AB brakes, Hi-Tech Models vinyl air hoses, Yarmouth etched-bronze corner steps and Carmer uncoupling levers, and proprietary decals covering all freight versions of the car. Kit without trucks or couplers, $45; with Tahoe Model Works no. 109 trucks with code 110 wheels or Tahoe Model Works no. 209 trucks with semi-scale wheels, $51 each. Westerfield Models LLC, 303-658-9343, www.westerfieldmodels.com
HO Woodland Scenics HO scale Letters, Parcels & Post
HO Woodland Scenics HO scale Letters, Parcels & Post
HO scale structures
Letters, Parcels & Post. Factory-painted and assembled structure. Features stone foundation, printed interior, interior and exterior light-emitting-diode lighting, rear loading dock, American flag, and separate mail drop box. Compatible with Just Plug Lighting System. $84.99. Built & Ready Landmark Structures. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
N scale freight cars
American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper. New paint schemes: Burlington Northern (single cars in 1991 scheme, three-pack in original scheme); BNSF Ry. (Mineral Red with circle-cross herald); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (gray with “Burlington” lettering and Burlington Route herald); Pennsylvania RR (gray with black keystone herald); and Union Pacific (gray with billboard lettering). Single car, $29.98; three-pack, $84.98. February 2019. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Eastern Seaboard Corp. N scale Despatch Shops X65 boxcar
Eastern Seaboard Corp. N scale Despatch Shops X65 boxcar
Despatch Shops X65 boxcar. New York Central, Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (original and modern scheme, one road number each), Lehigh Valley, and Eastern Seaboard Models 2017 holiday car (one number). Two numbers per scheme unless noted. Body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers, Atlas American Steel Foundries Ride-Control trucks with metal wheels, and etched-metal crossover platforms. $42.95. Eastern Seaboard Models Corp., www.esmc.com
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Micro-Trains N scale assorted freight cars
Assorted freight cars. CSX 70-foot Husky Stack well car (two road numbers), $29.90. Southern Pacific 50-foot combination-door boxcar, $24.25. Burlington Northern 40-foot drop-bottom gondola, $25.90. Railbox 50-foot combination-door boxcar, $27.90. Injection-molded plastic models with plastic wheelsets and Magne-Matic couplers. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
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Kato USA N scale Johnstown America BethGon protein gondolas
Johnstown America BethGon protein gondolas. Burlington Northern and First Union Rail (SBTX). Two 8-packs per scheme. Removable top cover (models can also be used as Coalporters) and metal wheels. $155. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com
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Micro-Trains N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage car
N scale passenger cars
70-foot heavyweight baggage car. New paint scheme: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. Injection-molded plastic model with plastic wheelsets, clear window glazing, and Magne-Matic couplers. $29.95. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
Micro-Trains N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage-mail car
Micro-Trains N scale 70-foot heavyweight baggage-mail car
70-foot heavyweight baggage-mail car. New paint scheme: Norfolk & Western. Injection-molded plastic model with plastic wheelsets, clear window glazing, and Magne-Matic couplers. $32.90. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
N scale details and accessories
Fruehauf 40-foot Z-van trailer. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; Clinchfield (“TraileRail Service” lettering); Rock Island (“Rock Island Lines Trailer Service” lettering); Union Pacific (“We Can Handle It” slogan); and Vermont Ry. Two trailer numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic with vinyl tires and separately applied mudflaps. $21.98. February 2019. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
American Z Line Z scale Budd Rail Diesel Car
American Z Line Z scale Budd Rail Diesel Car
Z scale locomotives
Budd Rail Diesel Car. New paint scheme: Jersey Central Lines. Two road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Z scale 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar
American Z Line Z scale 40-foot single-sheathed boxcar
Z scale freight cars
40-foot single-sheathed boxcar. New paint scheme: Pennsylvania RR. Seven road numbers (single car, two-pack, and four-pack). Etched-metal running boards, positionable doors, blackened metal wheels, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

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