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New model trains for the week of May 9, 2019

See the latest HO, N, and O scale model railroad products announced from Athearn, Bowser, Minifer, and more!
HO scale locomotives
Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive. Chicago & North Western (“Route of the 400” slogan); Central RR of New Jersey (red and white, three road numbers); Delaware & Hudson; Milwaukee Road (orange and black with The Milwaukee Road herald on cab); Providence & Worcester (white, orange, and brown); Rock Island (maroon with white pinstripes); Spokane, Portland & Seattle (yellow and green with road name spelled out on long hood and SP&S Ry. herald on cab); and St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, orange and black). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, light-emitting-diode headlights, and 21-pin NEM plug for Digital Command Control decoder. $139.98. April 2020. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Railway Express Agency steel express refrigerator car
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale Railway Express Agency steel express refrigerator car
HO scale freight cars
Railway Express Agency steel express refrigerator car. New paint schemes: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe/REX (dark green and white); Railway Express Agency (mid-1950s scheme two and early 1960s schemes one and two); Seaboard Coast Line maintenance of way (dark green, white, and silver in one road number); and United States Department of Transportation Urban Rapid Rail Program support car (silver, blue, and red in one number). New numbers: Railway Express Agency (1947 as-delivered scheme). Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Separate factory-installed ladders and grab irons, 3/3 improved Dreadnaught ends, and Accumate couplers. $41.95 (undecorated, $33.95). Fourth quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bowser Manufacturing Co. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5 cabin car
Bowser Manufacturing Co. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5 cabin car
Pennsylvania RR class N5 cabin car. Boston & Maine (Minuteman scheme), Conrail (blue maintenance-of-way scheme in one road number and blue with black roof), Penn Central (Jade Green), Pennsylvania RR (early scheme with brown roof, early scheme with black roof [with and without train-phone antenna], Focal Orange [one number], keystone herald with yellow or black cupola, and shadow keystone herald [Lake Region and Railway Express Agency]), Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines, and Reading & Northern (one number). Two road numbers per scheme unless noted. Separate grab irons, factory-applied brake appliances, and metal wheels. Without train-phone antenna, $29.95; with antenna, $37.95. April 2020. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Bowser Manufacturing Co. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car
Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car. Conrail (brown Pennsylvania Power & Light coal service scheme in one road number and blue), Penn Central (brown PP&L coal service scheme in one number and Jade Green), and Pennsylvania RR (early scheme [New York Zone, Pittsburgh Region, and Western Region with train-phone antenna], Focal Orange with antenna, shadow keystone with yellow cupola and antenna, and shadow keystone with black roof and cupola [Buckeye Region and Northern Region]). Two road numbers per scheme unless noted. Separate grab irons, factory-applied brake appliances, and metal wheels. Without train-phone antenna, $29.95; with antenna, $37.95. April 2020. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Rapido Trains HO scale American Car & Foundry PD3500 Flexi-Flo covered hopper
Rapido Trains HO scale American Car & Foundry PD3500 Flexi-Flo covered hopper
American Car & Foundry PD3500 Flexi-Flo covered hopper. Conrail (repaint, three designs), FMC Chemicals (SHPX reporting marks), Lafarge Cement, Merchants Despatch Transportation, New York Central (as delivered, two body styles), Penn Central (billboard repaint and ex-NYC patchout/renumber), scale test cars (Conrail and Penn Central), and United States Systems. Three body styles, two top hatch sizes, etched-metal running boards, and metal Macdonald-Cartier couplers. $59.95 each; six-pack, $359.95. Release date to be announced. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar
Rapido Trains HO scale Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar
Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar. New road numbers: Pre-war as-delivered scheme, 1940 scheme with 36” small monad, 1945 scheme with 36” small monad and black ends, 1950 large monad with “Main Street of the Northwest” slogan, and large monad company service scheme. Detailed underbody with separate brake rods and piping, U-channel trucks with in-line brake shoes, and metal Macdonald-Cartier couplers. $49.95; four-pack, $199.80. Early 2020. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 1952-design 8,000-gallon welded general service tank car
Tangent Scale Models HO scale General American 1952-design 8,000-gallon welded general service tank car
General American 1952-design 8,000-gallon welded general service tank car. Vulcan Materials (1966+, two road numbers), Diamond Chemicals (1959+), and Dow Chemical Co. (Pittsburg, Calif., 1964+). Four numbers per scheme unless noted. Two dome handrail saddle variations, wire grab irons and uncoupling levers, and Kadee scale couplers. $44.95. Tangent Scale Models, 828-279-6106, www.tangentscalemodels.com
Minifer HO scale Pavilion of Montlouis
Minifer HO scale Pavilion of Montlouis
HO scale structures
Pavilion of Montlouis. Laser-cut cardboard kit with shutters and diamond-shaped roof tiles. Measures 5.91” x 3.94” x 3.74”. $67.48. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
HO scale details and accessories
3-D printed detail parts. Casket (two-pack, $7.95). Coleman cooler (five-pack, $9.95). Cooler with ice (three-pack, $10.95). Fire extinguisher (eight-pack, $6.95). Five-gallon cooler (six-pack, $9.95). Red fire bucket (10-pack, $6.95). Short air compressor (six-pack, $8.95). Styrofoam cooler (five-pack, $9.95). Tall air compressor (six-pack, $8.95). Window air conditioner (eight-pack, $10.95). Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale 45-foot corrugated-side intermodal container
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale 45-foot corrugated-side intermodal container
45-foot corrugated-side intermodal container. Ocean Network Express (magenta and gray), NYK Logistics & Megacarrier (blue and white), P&O Nedlloyd (gray, blue, and orange), and Safmarine (blue, red, and white). Two three-packs per paint scheme; also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic construction. $44.95 (undecorated, $42.95). Fourth quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Minifer HO scale American and European gas station signs
Minifer HO scale American and European gas station signs
American and European gas station signs. Four versions available. American brands (Set 1: 76, Amoco, Exxon, Gas, Gulf, and Shell. Set 2: 66, BP, Mobil, Petrol, Sunoco, and Texaco). European brands (Set 1: Agip, Azur, Elan, Elf, and Esso. Set 2: Antar, Avia, BP, Fina, and Shell). Designed for use with Bellevue gas station kit (sold separately). Laser-cut cardboard. $10.12. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale General Electric U23B diesel locomotive
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale General Electric U23B diesel locomotive
N scale locomotives
General Electric U23B diesel locomotive. New paint schemes: Conway Scenic (one road number) and Delaware & Hudson (solid blue). New numbers: Chessie System (Chesapeake & Ohio reporting marks), Penn Central (black and white), Missouri Pacific (Jenks Blue), and Lehigh Valley (Cornell Red). Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated (three body styles). Prototype-specific cab, golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights, and Accumate couplers. Direct-current model with factory-installed speaker, $129.95; with ESU LokSound Select sound decoder, $239.95. Fourth quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Bowser Manufacturing Co. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5 cabin car
Bowser Manufacturing Co. N scale Pennsylvania RR class N5 cabin car
N scale freight cars
Pennsylvania RR class N5 cabin car. Boston & Maine (Minuteman scheme), Conrail (blue maintenance-of-way scheme in one road number and blue with black roof), Penn Central (Jade Green), Pennsylvania RR (early scheme with brown roof, early scheme with black roof [with and without train-phone antenna], Focal Orange [one number], keystone herald with yellow or black cupola, and shadow keystone herald [Lake Region and Railway Express Agency]), Pennsylvania- Reading Seashore Lines, and Reading & Northern (one number). Two road numbers per scheme unless noted. Fox Valley Models metal wheels and body-mounted couplers. Without train-phone antenna, $26.95; with train-phone antenna, $34.95. April 2020. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Bowser Manufacturing Co. HO scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car
Bowser Manufacturing Co. N scale Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car
Pennsylvania RR class N5c cabin car. Conrail (brown Pennsylvania Power & Light coal service scheme in one road number and blue), Penn Central (brown PP&L coal service scheme in one number and Jade Green), and Pennsylvania RR (early scheme [New York Zone, Pittsburgh Region, and Western Region with train-phone antenna], Focal Orange with antenna, shadow keystone with yellow cupola and antenna, and shadow keystone with black roof and cupola [Buckeye Region and Northern Region]). Two road numbers per scheme unless noted. Fox Valley Models metal wheels and body-mounted couplers. Without train-phone antenna, $26.95; with train-phone antenna, $34.95. April 2020. Bowser Manufacturing Co. Inc., 800-327-5126, www.bowser-trains.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight baggage car
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight baggage car
N scale passenger cars
60-foot heavyweight baggage car. Chicago Great Western (maroon, red, and yellow), Lackawanna (gray, maroon, and yellow), Monon (black and gold, one road number), and Norfolk & Western (maroon and black). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available painted green and black but unlettered. Accumate couplers and factory-installed window glazing, diaphragms, and roof vents. $38.95. Fourth quarter 2019. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight combine
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight combine
60-foot heavyweight combine. Chicago Great Western (maroon, red, and yellow), Lackawanna (gray, maroon, and yellow), Monon (black and gold), and Norfolk & Western (maroon and black). One number per scheme; also available undecorated. Detailed interior; Accumate couplers; and separate factory-installed window glazing, diaphragms, and roof vents. $38.95. Fourth quarter 2019. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight coach
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 60-foot heavyweight coach
60-foot heavyweight coach. Conway Scenic RR (red, orange, and silver); Conrail Police Training Car PD-1 (red, white, and blue in one road number); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (green, brown, and yellow); Chicago Great Western (maroon, red, and yellow); Lackawanna (gray, maroon, and yellow); and Monon (black and gold); and Norfolk & Western (maroon and black). Four numbers per scheme unless noted; also available painted green and black but unlettered. Accumate couplers and separate factory-installed window glazing, diaphragms, and roof vents. $38.95. Fourth quarter 2019. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 20-foot standard height intermodal container
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 20-foot standard height intermodal container
N scale details and accessories
20-foot standard height intermodal container. Jay Container Line, Beacon, Gateway Container, Transocean, NASA (fictional scheme), and Sea Star. Injection-molded plastic with inter-box connector pins and magnetic connecting system. Two-pack, $29.65. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430, www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 53-foot high-cube intermodal container
Jacksonville Terminal Co. N scale 53-foot high-cube intermodal container
53-foot high-cube intermodal container. Trans X and APL (vertical logo with new and faded paint). Injection-molded plastic with inter-box connector pins and magnetic connecting system. Two-pack, $33.95. Jacksonville Terminal Co., 904-253-3430,
www.jtcmodeltrains.com
Atlas O Evans 53-foot double-plug-door boxcar
Atlas O Evans 53-foot double-plug-door boxcar
O scale freight cars
Evans 53-foot double-plug-door boxcar. New paint schemes: Chicago & North Western (yellow and black), Grand Trunk Western (blue and white), and Union Pacific Tool Car (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray, one road number). New numbers: British Columbia Ry. (dark green), Union Pacific (brown with UP shield herald), and Weyerhauser (green and white). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Die-cast metal floor with underbody detail; sprung, die-cast metal 70-ton roller-bearing trucks; and scale metal wheels. $74.95 (undecorated, $67.95). Fourth quarter 2019. Master Line. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com
Minifer O scale French common-style waiting room
Minifer O scale French common-style waiting room
O scale structures
French common-style waiting room. Laser-cut cardboard kit. Measures 11.22” x 4.33” x 3.94”. $123.72. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Minifer, www.minifer.fr/en
O scale details and accessories
3-D printed detail parts. Casket ($7.95). Coleman cooler (three-pack, $10.95). Cooler with ice (two-pack, $11.95). Fire extinguisher (six-pack, $5.95). Five-gallon cooler (four-pack, $9.95). Red fire bucket (eight-pack, $7.95). Short air compressor (four-pack, $8.95). Short tool chest ($7.95). Styrofoam cooler (three-pack, $10.95). Tall air compressor (four-pack, $9.95). Tall tool chest ($7.95). Window air conditioner (six-pack, $10.95). Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, www.atlasrr.com

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