Subscriber & Member Login

Login, or register today to interact in our online community, comment on articles, receive our newsletter, manage your account online and more!

New model trains for the week of April 18, 2019

Check out the latest HO, N, and O scale model railroad products from Atlas, Athearn, ScaleTrains.com, and more!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP39-2 diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Kodachrome” and blue-and-yellow warbonnet); Burlington Northern (Cascade Green with nose stripes, four road numbers); CSX (D&H Guilford scheme patchout); Delaware & Hudson (Guilford scheme, four numbers); Missouri-Kansas-Texas (green and yellow, four numbers); and Soo Line (Candy Apple Red). Two numbers per scheme unless noted. Prototype-specific details, light-emitting-diode lighting, and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM connector, $199.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami 2 sound decoder, $289.98. March 2020. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
ScaleTrains.com HO scale General Electric Tier 4 GEVo diesel locomotives
ScaleTrains.com HO scale General Electric Tier 4 GEVo diesel locomotives
General Electric Tier 4 GEVo diesel locomotives. New road numbers: BNSF Ry. (ET44C4), Union Pacific (C45AH), Canadian National (ET44AC), CSX (ET44AH, five numbers), and Norfolk Southern (ET44AC). New paint scheme: Navajo Mining (ex-GECX demonstrators, two numbers). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Angled exhaust compartment roof line as appropriate, light-emitting-diode headlights, etched-metal see-through dynamic brake intake grills with blower motors visible inside, and factory-installed and painted wire grab irons. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $154.99; with ESU LokSound Select sound decoder with dual cube-type speakers, $234.99. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, www.scaletrains.com
HO scale freight cars
40-foot modernized boxcar. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“Ship and Travel Santa Fe – All the Way” slogan and large circle-cross herald); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (simplified Chinese Red scheme); Delaware & Hudson (“The Bridge Line to New England and Canada” herald); Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern (blue); Ontario Northland (blue and yellow); Seaboard Coast Line (“Service Customers Like” slogan); and United States Air Force. Three road numbers per scheme. Brake system details, RP-25 contour metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $30.98. March 2020. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale 40-foot postwar boxcar with 6-foot doors
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale 40-foot postwar boxcar with 6-foot doors
40-foot postwar boxcar with 6-foot doors. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (“The Grand Canyon Line” and “Ship and Travel Santa Fe All the Way” slogans); Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (red); Indiana Harbor Belt (“Connects with all Chicago Railroads” herald); Montana Rail Link (tool car, two road numbers); Norfolk Southern (pre-1982 company); and Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (“Serves the Steel Centers” slogan). Prototype-specific roof, ends, and doors; detailed underframe; and blackened metal wheels. Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. $31.95 (undecorated, $25.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc. HO scale 40-foot single- and double-door boxcars
Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc. HO scale 40-foot single- and double-door boxcars
40-foot single- and double-door boxcars. Single-door car: Atlantic & Danville; Canada Southern; CP Rail (Action Green with Multimark and “Newsprint Service Only” stencil); Genesee & Wyoming (orange); Lehigh Valley (Boxcar Red with “For Flour Loading Only” stencil); Linde Liquefied Gas (green and white); Louisville & Nashville (blue); Maine Central (green and yellow); Mississippi Central (“The Natchez Route” slogan); Missouri Pacific (merchandise service); Ontario Northland (green with “Ontario’s Development Road” slogan); Seaboard Air Line (beer service); New York, Susquehanna & Western (black and yellow); Wabash (New Jersey, Indiana & Illinois reporting marks, flour loading); and Wellsville, Addison & Galeton. Double-door car: Canadian National (brown with “wet noodle” herald and green doors, lumber loading) and Great Northern (Vermillion Red). Three road numbers per scheme. Injection-molded plastic body with metal wheels and knuckle couplers. $28.95 each. January 2020. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
MRRNP0819_24
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. HO scale modern suburban station
HO scale structures
Modern suburban station. Injection-molded plastic kit. Separate doors and windows, ticket vending machine, station signs, platform access ramp, gas meter, electrical panel, safety and security posts, rooftop air conditioner, and vents. Measures. 10-7/16” x 6-1/2” x 3-1/8”. $34.98. June 2019. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar
N scale freight cars
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe class BX-166 double-door boxcar. Late “Q” herald in two road numbers, Berwind “C” and “J” repaints in six numbers each, 24” circle-cross herald in 12 numbers, early “Q” herald in two numbers, and reporting marks only in two numbers. Also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic model with wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, etched-metal brakewheel platform, and 36” metal wheels. $34.95. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Tangent Scale Models N scale Bethlehem Steel 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity 100-ton quad hopper
Tangent Scale Models N scale Bethlehem Steel 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity 100-ton quad hopper
Bethlehem Steel 3,600-cubic-foot-capacity 100-ton quad hopper. New paint schemes: Detroit, Toledo & Ironton (original 1976 black, six road numbers); Helm Financial Corp. (ex-Union Pacific H-100-17, two numbers); and Union Pacific (1989 H-100-17 black repaint double rotary, one number; 1989 H-100-17 black repaint, three numbers; 1997 H-100-19 black repaint version 2, two numbers; original H-100-19, 12 numbers; and original H-100-18, 12 numbers). See-through etched-metal brake platform, interior bracing detail, and body-mounted draft-gear box with Micro-Trains-compatible couplers. $32.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
N scale passenger cars
80-foot heavyweight diner. Union Pacific (two-tone gray). Injection-molded plastic with interior, clear window glazing, plastic wheelsets, and Magne-Matic couplers. $34.90. Micro-Trains Line Co., 541-535-1755, www.micro-trains.com
N scale details and accessories
40-foot smooth-side intermodal containers. American President Lines, “K” Line, Mitsui OSK Lines, Neptune Orient Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha, and Orient Overseas Container Line. Injection-molded plastic. Three-pack, $29.98. March 2020. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Wm. K. Walthers, Inc. N scale heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) units
Wm. K. Walthers, Inc. N scale heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) units
Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) units. Injection-molded plastic kit. Includes parts for eight units (builds four each of two styles). For roof or ground mounting. $14.98. June 2019. Cornerstone Series. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, www.walthers.com
NOCH GmbH & Co. KG O scale ballast
NOCH GmbH & Co. KG O scale ballast
Scenery
O scale ballast. Dark gray, gray, and reddish brown. 8-13/16 ounces. $3.99. Price may vary based on exchange rate. NOCH GmbH & Co. KG, www.noch.com

Join the discussion

Read and share your comments on this article
Comment on this article
Want to leave a comment?
Only registered members of ModelRailroader.com are allowed to comment on this article. Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes.

Login or Register now.
0 comments
FREE DOWNLOAD

FREE DOWNLOAD

13 yard ideas for design and operation.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Model Railroader Newsletter See all
Sign up for our FREE e-newsletter and get model railroad news in your inbox!
By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Model Railroader magazine. Please view our privacy policy