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New model trains for the week of April 5, 2018

See the latest HO, N, and Z scale model railroading products announced this week!

HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD40-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Kodachrome” scheme, four road numbers); BNSF Ry. (Heritage III scheme, four numbers [two each with 88” and 123” nose]); Norfolk Southern (high short hood, two numbers); RJ Corman (three numbers, two with 88” nose and one with 123” nose), and Union Pacific (United Way scheme, one number). Direct-current model, $149.98; with SoundTraxx Econami dual-mode sound decoder, $209.98. March 2019. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
HO scale freight cars
50-foot plug-door boxcar with exterior posts. Burlington Northern (1991 scheme), Canadian Pacific (yellow with Multimark herald), Conrail (“Quality” herald), Great Northern (Big Sky Blue), Soo Line (red with white lettering in one number and white with black lettering and red door), and Wisconsin Central (Wisconsin Central Ltd. herald). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Separate brake wheel, RP-25 contour metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $27.98. March 2019. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Offset-cupola caboose. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (reporting marks only or red with small white circle-cross herald); Chicago Short Line (maroon and gold, two road numbers); Denver & Rio Grande Western (black); Illinois Terminal (green and yellow); Indiana Harbor Belt (orange and black, two numbers); and Rock Island (block lettering). New Barber-Bettendorf swing-motion caboose trucks, separately applied smoke jack, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $29.98. March 2019. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Gunderson (Greenbrier) 5,188 three-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes and road numbers. BNSF Ry., CSX (three numbers), Kansas City Southern (Southern Belle scheme), Norfolk Southern (horsehead silhouette in three numbers), and Union Pacific (gray with UP marks and “Building America” slogan in three numbers). Six numbers per scheme unless noted. Body-mounted semi-scale couplers and .110”-wide wheel tread, $25.99. Operator line. ScaleTrains.com, 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com

Gunderson (Greenbrier) 5,188 three-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes and road numbers. BNSF Ry. (Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Burlington Northern; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Colorado & Southern; Northern Pacific; and St. Louis-San Francisco heritage schemes in one number each, post-2005 herald in 18 new numbers), CSX (12 numbers), General American (three numbers), Greenbrier (three numbers), Iowa Interstate (12 numbers), Kansas City Southern (Southern Belle scheme in six new numbers and unnumbered, gray with reporting marks only in three numbers, and gray with red herald in six numbers), and Union Pacific (gray with “Building America” slogan in 12 numbers). Prototype-specific details, factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, and photo-etched stainless steel see-through running boards and crossover platforms. $39.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com

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Minifer HO scale Sévigné’s warehouse
HO scale structures
Sévigné’s warehouse. Laser-cut cardboard kit. Measures 13.77” x 3.54” x 4.33”. Length of section over track is 10.82”. $77.42. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
HO scale details and accessories
40-foot intermodal container. Assorted (factory-weathered American President Lines, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and CNC Line; MacAndrews, Bridgehead Container Services Ltd., and CNC Line), Hyundai Merchant Marine, Ocean Network Express (pink with gray lettering and gray with pink lettering), Seaboard, and SM Line. Injection-molded plastic. Three-pack, $32.98. March 2019. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
1964-1966 Series 50/60/80 medium/heavy-duty vehicles. Dump truck and railroad maintenance-of-way truck. 3-D printed with rotating wheels. Frosted Ultra Detail, $37.99. Custom Editions. Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
N scale freight cars
General American Transportation Corp. 2,600-cubic-foot-capacity Airslide covered hopper. Baltimore & Ohio (gray with billboard “B&O”), ConAgra (white with separately applied placard), Conrail (Penn Central patchout), Erie (gray with billboard lettering and diamond herald), Great Northern (Big Sky Blue in one number and gray), and Milwaukee Road (billboard lettering). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific outlets, see-through metal running boards, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $27.98. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Thrall high-side gondola. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (black with yellow circle-cross herald); Commonwealth Edison (billboard lettering in one number, red and black with reporting marks only in two 3-packs, and black and white with reporting marks in one 3-pack); Herzog (gray and yellow); Midwest Car (black with red end); RJ Corman (red with billboard lettering); and Wisconsin Electric (yellow and black). Ten numbers per scheme (single car and three 3-packs per scheme unless noted). Separately applied brake wheel, machine metal wheels, and screw-mounted trucks. Single car, $24.98; three-pack, $69.98. March 2019. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

ScaleTrains.com N scale Thrall 4,727- and 5,750-cubic-foot-capacity carbon black covered hopper
ScaleTrains.com N scale Thrall 4,727- and 5,750-cubic-foot-capacity carbon black covered hopper
Thrall 4,727- and 5,750-cubic-foot-capacity carbon black covered hopper. 4727: Columbian Chemicals, Degussa, Orion, and Sid Richardson. 5750: Cabot, Columbian Chemical, Sid Richardson, and Witco. Four road numbers per scheme. Barber S-2 70-ton (4727) or American Steel Foundries Gould-cast 70-ton Ride Control (5750) trucks with 33” metal wheels, photo-etched stainless steel running boards and end platforms, and plastic Type E couplers. One to five cars, $31.99 each; six or more cars, $29.99 each. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, 844-987-2467, www.scaletrains.com
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Summit USA N scale Subway restaurant
N scale structures
Subway restaurant. Milled styrene kit with clear window glazing, window frames, and signs. Measures 3” x 6-1/4” x 2-1/4”. $25.95. Summit USA, www.summit-customcuts.com
N scale details and accessories
1964-1966 Series 50/60/80 medium/heavy-duty vehicles. Dump truck and railroad maintenance-of-way truck. 3-D printed with rotating wheels. Frosted Ultra Detail, $19.99; FXD, $22.99. Custom Editions. Wheels of Time, www.wheelsotime.com
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American Z Line Z scale General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
General Electric ES44AC diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Citirail. Two 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
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American Z Line Z scale Department of Defense 89-foot flatcar with two M109 tanks and one M992 ammunition carrier
Z scale freight cars
Department of Defense 89-foot flatcar with two M109 tanks and one M992 ammunition carrier. Mineral red flatcar with loads in olive or sand and yellow flatcar with loads in sand. Flatcars have metal wheels and AutoLatch couplers. Loads are produced by Z-Panzer. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, www.americanzline.com

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