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New model trains for the week of May 9, 2018

Check out the latest new model trains from Atlas Model Railroad Co., Athearn Trains, Kato USA, and more!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division SD45T-2 diesel locomotive. National Railway Equipment (Southern Pacific speed and Roman lettering patchouts and painted light gray with red lettering in one road number each), Montana Rail Link (fictional paint scheme, three numbers), Southern Ry. of British Columbia (fictional paint scheme, one number), St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, American Revolution Bicentennial scheme in one number, scarlet and gray with Roman lettering in four numbers), and Southern Pacific (1990s version with SP light removed and faded paint in three numbers). Light-emitting-diode lighting, vinyl m.u. hoses, and McHenry scale couplers. Direct-current model, $149.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Econami sound decoder, $209.98. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Dash 8-40B diesel locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Dash 8-40B diesel locomotive
General Electric Dash 8-40B, Dash 8-40BW, and Dash 8-32BWH diesel locomotives. New paint schemes. Dash 8-40B: Albany & Eastern (green and yellow), CSX (Norfolk Southern patchout), and Providence & Worcester (B39-8 in Genesee & Wyoming scheme, one road number). Dash 8-40BW: Providence & Worcester (Genesee & Wyoming scheme, one number). New numbers. Dash 8-40B: Atchsion, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue and yellow warbonnet); Conrail (blue); New York, Susquehanna & Western (yellow and black); St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, gray and scarlet); Union Pacific (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray). Dash 8-40BW: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (red, silver, and yellow warbonnet) and BNSF Ry. (Heritage III). Dash 8-32BWH: Amtrak (phase 5 in three numbers and “Pepsi can” scheme). Two numbers per scheme unless noted, all body styles available undecorated. Die-cast metal underframe, factory-installed and painted crew figures, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $179.95 (undecorated, $164.95); with dual-mode ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $289.95 (undecorated, $274.95). Fourth quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale 2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive
Broadway Limited Imports HO scale 2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive
2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive. Chesapeake & Ohio; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Colorado & Southern reporting marks); Great Northern (Great Northern Ry. herald on tender); Maine Central (red and yellow herald); Southern Pacific (Daylight scheme); Union Pacific; and Western Maryland (fireball scheme). Two road numbers per scheme; also available painted black but unlettered. Die-cast metal and plastic construction, synchronized smoke unit, and Paragon3 sound decoder with Rolling Thunder. $449.99. Broadway Limited Imports, 386-673-8900, www.broadway-limited.com
HO scale freight cars
40-foot three-bay hopper with exterior posts. Chessie System (Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (billboard lettering); Norfolk Southern (Norfolk & Western reporting marks); Penn Central (solid white herald); Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (yellow “P&LE” lettering); and Rock Island (“The Rock” lettering with blue-and-white herald). Nine numbers per paint scheme (single car and two four-packs). Removable coal load, wire grab irons, and McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $33.98; four-pack, $124.98. April 2019. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

33,900-gallon liquefied petroleum gas tank car. Capital Finance, CIT Group, General American Marks Co., North American Tank Line, Rocky Mountain Transportation, Transportation Equipment Inc., and Union Tank Car. Five road numbers (two single cars and three-pack). Separately applied walkway platform, manway, outlet, ladders, brake rigging detail, safety rail supports, and tank saddles; etched-metal walkways and crossover platforms; and 100-ton roller-bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps. Single car, $54.98; three-pack, $156.98. April 2019. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

FMC 50-foot double-door boxcar. BC Hydro Ry., Canadian Pacific (Procor patchout), Hartford & Slocomb, McCloud River Ry., and Union Pacific. Three road numbers per scheme. Etched-metal crossover platforms, separately applied end ladders and brake wheel, and body-mounted McHenry couplers. $32.98. April 2019. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper
Pullman-Standard PS-2 two-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes: Chessie System (yellow and blue with Baltimore & Ohio reporting marks), CSX (tan), and Southern Pacific (gray with yellow lettering). New road numbers: Burlington Northern (gray and black), Central RR of New Jersey (gray and black), Missouri Pacific (gray and black), Rock Island (blue and white), and Soo Line (Oxide Red and white). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Detailed brake gear, 50-ton solid-bearing or 70-ton roller-bearing trucks as appropriate, and Accumate couplers. $28.95 (undecorated, $23.95). Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
East Coast Railroads HO scale Durham & Southern 70-ton three-bay hopper
East Coast Railroads HO scale Durham & Southern 70-ton three-bay hopper
Durham & Southern 70-ton three-bay hopper. Six road numbers. Injection-molded plastic kit with separate brake appliances, metal wheels, and plastic couplers with metal knuckle springs. $18.95 each. Produced by Bowser exclusively for East Coast Railroads, 919-322-5003, www.eastcoastrailroads.com
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American Transportation Corp. 4,180-cubic-foot capacity Airslide covered hopper
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American Transportation Corp. 4,180-cubic-foot capacity Airslide covered hopper
General American Transportation Corp. 4,180-cubic-foot capacity Airslide covered hopper. New paint schemes: Southern Pacific (1976 gray repaint), St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, 1976 gray repaint), and Union Pacific (original 1973 aluminum scheme with red lettering, three road numbers). Two numbers per scheme unless noted. See-through etched-metal running boards, 36” CNC-machined metal wheels, and Kadee scale couplers. $44.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Pullman heavyweight 6-compartment, 3-drawing room sleeper
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Pullman heavyweight 6-compartment, 3-drawing room sleeper
HO scale passenger cars
Pullman heavyweight 6-compartment, 3-drawing room sleeper. Prototype-specific details, separately applied underbody detail, and metal wheels. Alaska RR (Mt. Iliamna and Mt. Susitna); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (Glen Rapids, Glen Stream, Glen Trail, and Glen Vista); Illinois Central (Glen Lake and Glen Oak); Louisville & Nashville (Glen Torridon); Pullman (Pullman Green: Durer, Goethe, Schiller, and Schubert. Two-tone gray: Glen Cedar, Glen Devon, Glen Rae, and Glen Tana); and Seaboard Air Line (Glen Arbor, Glen Canyon, Glen Island, and Glen Saddell). Also available undecorated. Detailed interior, sprung diaphragms, and separately-applied underbody detail. $72.95 (undecorated, $62.95). Fourth quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Minifer HO scale Elf service station
Minifer HO scale Elf service station
HO scale structures
Elf service station. Laser-cut cardboard kit with separate gas pumps, sign, and lettering. Measures 4.13” x 3.14” x 3.14”. $48.61. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Electro-Motive Division GP40 diesel locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Electro-Motive Division GP40 diesel locomotive
N scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP40 diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Detroit, Toledo & Ironton (orange and black); Baltimore & Ohio (blue and yellow); Helm Leasing (red, white, and black, one road number) Montana Rail Link (blue and black, one number); Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac. New road numbers: Canadian National (sergeant stripes), NJ Transit (silver and black), Milwaukee Road (orange and black), Southern Pacific (speed lettering), and Western Pacific (green and orange). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated (with and without dynamic brakes). Golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, blackened metal wheels, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model, $129.95 (undecorated, $114.95); with ESU LokSound Digital Command Control decoder, $239.95 (undecorated, $224.95). Fourth quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola
N scale freight cars
Thrall 2,743-cubic-foot capacity gondola. New paint scheme: CIT Group (black with CEFX reporting marks, Canadian Pacific patchout). New road numbers: BNSF Ry. (black); Chicago Freight Car (black); Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (blue); Norfolk Southern (black); and Union Pacific (Oxide Red). Three road numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Separate ladders and Accumate couplers. $23.95. Fourth quarter 2018. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Kato USA N scale 2017 Operation North Pole Christmas train
Kato USA N scale 2017 Operation North Pole Christmas train
N scale train sets
2017 Operation North Pole Christmas train. Includes Chicago Metra Electro-Motive Division F40PH diesel locomotive with Operation North Pole wrapping, four gallery bi-level coaches (Rosemont, Allstate Arena, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, and Lifesource), and gallery bi-level cab coach (Chicago Dogs). Includes bookcase-style packaging with specially designed slipcover. $260. A portion of the sales of the sets will be donated to Operation North Pole to subsidize wrapping of future Operation North Pole Trains. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9500, www.katousa.com
N scale details and accessories
Grade crossing details. Concrete grade crossing, $8. Concrete grade crossing expander, $7.75. Rubber grade crossing, $8. Rubber grade crossing expander, $7.75. Third quarter 2018. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas O Gunderson 53-foot Maxi-IV three-unit articulated well car
Atlas O Gunderson 53-foot Maxi-IV three-unit articulated well car
O scale freight cars
Gunderson 53-foot Maxi-IV three-unit articulated well car. New paint schemes: Northwest Container, TTX (new logo), and Utah Central. New road numbers: BNSF Ry. (circle-cross herald). Four road numbers per scheme. Die-cast metal construction, low-friction trucks with rotating bearing caps, and metal wheels. $289.95. Fourth quarter 2018. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas O 53-foot intermodal containers
Atlas O 53-foot intermodal containers
O scale details and accessories
53-foot intermodal containers. New paint schemes. Jindo containers: Pacer and Pacer Stacktrain. China International Marine Containers: Marten Intermodal, Matson, and TMX. New road numbers. Jindo containers: CSX (“How Tomorrow Moves” slogan) and Hub Group Inc. (red). Six numbers each; both body styles available undecorated. Two six-packs also offered (set one includes two each CSX, Pacer, and Pacer Stacktrain; set two features two each Marten Intermodal, Matson, and TMX). Injection-molded plastic with prototype-specific details. $32.95 each (undecorated, $29.95); six-pack, $197.70. Third quarter 2018. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
American Z Line General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
American Z Line General Electric P42 diesel locomotive
Z scale locomotives
General Electric P42 diesel locomotive. New paint scheme: Amtrak (phase 1 40th anniversary scheme). One road number. 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
Track
Assorted code 65 True-Track pieces. No. 5 turnouts (left and right), $26.95 each. 17” radius, $17.95. Four-pack of 2” beveled track sections for no. 5 turnout (two each left and right), $8.75. Two-pack of no. 5 turnout reverse curve (left and right), $4.95 each. True-Track features nickel silver rail with molded crossties and roadbed. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

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