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New model trains for the week of March 8, 2018

See the latest model railroad products from Athearn, Walthers, Woodland Scenics, and more
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD40 diesel locomotive. CSX (Chesapeake & Ohio patchout, one road number); Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (red and white, four numbers); and Southern Pacific (SD40R in peeled paint and stencil lettering, one number each; Roman lettering in three numbers). Prototype-specific details, vinyl m.u. hoses, and photo-etched stainless steel windshield wipers. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM Digital Command Control decoder plug, $139.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Econami sound decoder, $199.98. February 2019. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Rapido Trains HO scale General Electric B36-7 diesel locomotive
Rapido Trains HO scale General Electric B36-7 diesel locomotive
General Electric B36-7 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; British Columbia Ry. (red, white, and blue “lightning stripe”); Conrail (as delivered, CSX patched numbers, and Norfolk Southern patched numbers); CSX (blue, yellow, and gray); Minnesota Commercial; Seaboard System (as delivered); Southern Ry. (tuxedo scheme); Southern Pacific (as delivered); and TransKentucky Transportation. British Columbia Ry., Minnesota Commercial, and TransKentucky road names are conditional announcements and will not be produced unless sufficient quantities are ordered. Also available undecorated (ATSF, Conrail, Seaboard System/CSX, SOU/NS, and SP body styles). Railroad-specific details, detailed cab interior, and metal side handrails with plastic stanchions. Direct-current model, $229.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $339.95. Early 2019. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com

Electro-Motive Division F7A and F7B diesel locomotives. Alaska RR (yellow and blue with billboard lettering), Milwaukee Road (orange and black with “Milwaukee Road” lettering and “The Milwaukee Road” herald on A unit, road number only on B unit), Northern Pacific (Pine Tree scheme), VIA Rail Canada (billboard lettering on A unit, double yellow stripes on B unit), and Wabash (blue and gray with yellow “Wabash” lettering). One direct-current A-B set and A unit per road name; two A-B sets and two A units with dual-mode ESU sound per name. Single or dual headlights as appropriate, all-wheel drive and electrical pickup, and Proto-Max couplers. Direct-current models (with 21-pin plug): A unit, $129.98; A-B set, $249.98. With dual-mode ESU sound decoder: A unit, $199.98; A-B set, $269.98. November 2018. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. BNSF Ry. American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper, $18.98. St. Louis-San Francisco Pullman-Standard 4,750-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay covered hopper, $19.98. Dubuque Packing 40-foot plug-door refrigerator car, $18.98. Atlantic Coast Line 40-foot plug-door boxcar, $17.98. Great Northern 50-foot combination-door welded-side boxcar, $17.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets and Accumate couples. Accurail, 630-365-6400, www.accurail.com

50-foot high-cube waffle-side plug-door boxcar. Amtrak, Canadian National (DWC reporting marks), Canadian Pacific (red with “Canadian Pacific Railway” lettering and beaver herald), CSX (Seaboard System patchout), Illinois Central (gray), Kansas City Southern (brown), Maine Central (white Guilford scheme), Southern Ry. of British Columbia (red with “Catalyst” lettering). Former Model Die Casting tooling with separate brake wheel, RP-25 contour metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $27.98. February 2019. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

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). Prototype-specific details, 100-ton trucks with rotating bearing caps, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $49.98; three-pack, $147.98. February 2019. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

60-foot high-cube Plate F boxcar. Arkansas-Oklahoma (reporting marks only), BNSF Ry. (post-2005 scheme), Canadian National (“wet noodle” herald with website and DWC reporting marks), Canadian Pacific Ry. (Golden Beaver herald), CSX, TTX (new and old TTX heralds). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Separately applied latch bars, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with 36” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max couplers. $27.98. July 2018. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com

International Car Co. bay-window caboose. Chicago & North Western, Conrail, Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Southern Ry., and Union Pacific. One road number per scheme. Molded starter points for grab irons, caboose trucks with 33” turned-metal wheelsets, and Proto-Max metal couplers. $34.98. August 2018. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Minifer HO scale Silo in Luҫon
Minifer HO scale Silo in Luҫon
HO scale structures
Silo in Luҫon. Low-relief laser-cut cardboard kit. Based on prototype in Luҫon area of Vendee, France. Measures 10.43” x 3.74” x 9.64”. $83.16. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
Summit USA HO scale Walmart Supercenter
Summit USA HO scale Walmart Supercenter
Walmart Supercenter. Low-relief milled styrene and laser-cut acrylic kit with street sign. Parking lot base not included. Measures 35” x 5” x 3-3/8”. $99.95. Summit USA, 337-436-8481, www.summit-customcuts.com

Company houses. Injection-molded plastic kit with detailed front and back porches, tarpaper roof, and clear window glazing. Each house measures 6-7/16” x 2-13/16” x 3-3/4”. Two-pack, $39.98. June 2018. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
N scale locomotives
Union Pacific “The Spirit of the Union Pacific” Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. One road number. Bolsterless non-radial HTSC trucks, five-chime air horn, and five-pole motor with dual brass flywheels. Direct-current model, $138. With Train Control Systems Digital Command Control (DCC) motor-only decoder, $188. With ESU LokSound DCC sound decoder, $330. August-September 2018. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com
N scale freight cars
Thrall 52’-6” gondola. Denver & Rio Grande Western (orange or black with Flying Grande lettering and “The Action Road” slogan), Missouri Pacific (buzzsaw herald), Union Pacific (Missouri Pacific reporting marks or yellow with “Cushioned Load” lettering), and Rock Island (Oxide Red with speed lettering and blue with “The Rock” lettering). Six road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal underframe, 100-ton trucks with Fox Valley Models metal wheels, and body-mounted couplers. $28.95. Fourth quarter 2018. Trainworx, 970-874-9747, www.train-worx.com
Woodland Scenics O scale old weathered barn
Woodland Scenics O scale old weathered barn
O scale structures
Old weathered barn. Factory-painted and weathered structure with fieldstone foundation, shake-shingle roof, and weather vane atop slatted cupola. Includes light-emitting-diode lights (compatible with Just Plug Lighting System) and printed interior. $169.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com
American Z scale Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive
American Z scale Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP30 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Kodachrome” scheme). Two road numbers. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights, Alco trucks, prototype-specific details, and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
American Z Line General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Norfolk Southern. 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 Department of Defense 89-foot flatcar with two AAV-7 armor loads
American Z Line Department of Defense 89-foot flatcar with two AAV-7 armor loads
Z scale freight cars
Department of Defense 89-foot flatcar with two AAV-7 armor loads. Mineral Red flatcar with olive green armour load and yellow flatcar with sand or olive green armour load. Flatcars have metal wheels and AutoLatch couplers. Armor loads are produced by Z-Panzer. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
American Z Line Gunderson 60-foot hi-cube boxcar
American Z Line Gunderson 60-foot hi-cube boxcar
Gunderson 60-foot hi-cube boxcar. Norfolk Southern. Four road numbers. AutoLatch couplers and metal wheelsets. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com
Woodland Scenics Just Plug Lighting System accessories
Woodland Scenics Just Plug Lighting System accessories
Electronics/controls
Just Plug Lighting System accessories. Battery case (provides power without electrical access), $5.99. Extension cable kit (use with extension wire to create custom lengths of Just Plug cables), $6.99. Extension wire (50-foot rolls of color-coded wire for proper connection with linker plugs and splicer plugs), $8.99. Linker plugs (use to plug in remotely located street and wall-mount lights), $8.99. Port sharing device (use with a Light Hub to add up to four light-emitting diodes per light), $8.99. Sequence lighting hub (add up to four Just Plug lights that automatically turn on and off in sequence), $24.99. Splicer plugs (customize wire connections for any length), $3.99. Woodland Scenics, 573-346-5555, www.woodlandscenics.com

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