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New model trains for the week of September 12, 2019

See the latest model railroad products announced this week from American Model Builders, Athearn, PIKO America, and more!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division GP7u diesel locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (blue-and-yellow warbonnet, five road numbers); Bangor & Aroostook (gray, red, and black scheme, four numbers); Cargill (green and white, one number); Integrated Grain & Milling (red, white, and yellow, one number); Morristown & Erie (Bangor & Aroostook patchout and red and black repaint, one number each); RJ Corman RR Co. (red and gray, three numbers); and Savage (orange and blue, one number). Prototype-specific details, factory-installed and painted wire grab irons, and light-emitting-diode headlights. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM connector for Digital Command Control decoder, $209.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $299.98. August 2020. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
American Model Builders Inc. HO scale New York Central lot 732 long and Pacemaker service wood cupola cabooses
American Model Builders Inc. HO scale New York Central lot 732 long and Pacemaker service wood cupola cabooses
HO scale freight cars
New York Central lot 732 long and Pacemaker service wood cupola cabooses. Laser-scribed side and end walls; tab-and-slot and peel-and-stick construction; laser-cut underframe, end platforms, end railing, and brake wheels; cast-resin platform steps and brake gear; white metal smokejack; and Tichy Train Group decals. Includes optional details, including square or rounded body corner posts, side windows that can be modeled opened or closed, cupola end window variations, and set of screen doors and windows. Trucks, couplers, and draft-gear boxes not included. $64.95 each. American Model Builders Inc., 314-646-8588, www.laserkit.com

34-foot two-bay composite hopper. Illinois Terminal, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania RR, Reading Co., Southern Ry., and Union Pacific. Thirteen road numbers per scheme (single car and three four-packs). Injection-molded plastic body, RP-25 contour metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $26.98; four-pack, $99.98. August 2020. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

40-foot gondola. Alaska RR (black), Chicago & Eastern Illinois (Oxide Red), Denver & Rio Grande Western (black with “Flying Grande” lettering), Great Northern (Vermillion Red), Maine Central (dark green and yellow), Monon (black), Norfolk Southern (pre-1982 company, Boxcar Red), and Penn Central (Deepwater Green). Three road numbers per scheme. Separately applied brake wheel, 33” RP-25 contour metal wheels, and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. $27.98. August 2020. Roundhouse line. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
American Model Builders Inc. HO scale dairy transfer stand
American Model Builders Inc. HO scale dairy transfer stand
HO scale structures
Dairy transfer stand. Laser-cut wood kit with tab-and-slot wall and roof assembly; peel-and-stick windows, doors, and trim; simulated metal roofing; cracked and solid office window glazing; platform side ladders; full-color signs and large cow-shaped rooftop billboard; and assorted cast-resin detail parts (milk cans, salt sacks, hand truck, and more). Platform with office measures 2-5/8” x 3-1/2” x 2-3/4”; small platform measures 1-3/8” x ½” x 2-5/8”. $39.95. American Model Builders Inc., 314-646-8588, www.laserkit.com
HO scale details and accessories
Ford F-850 box truck. Bekins, Builders Emporium, Canadian Pacific (express service with script lettering), Chesapeake & Ohio (“Truck Service” lettering), Ford Motor Co., Peterson Tool Specialties, Railway Express Agency, Southern Pacific (“Truck Service” lettering), and C.M. Tanner Grocery Co. Molded cab interior with separate steering wheel, vinyl tires, and clear window glazing. $29.98. August 2020. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com

Hyundai 53-foot hi-cube intermodal container. EMP (green, Stax patchout, and Stax restencil), Hub Group Inc. (green and Stax patchout), and Stax (white). Six container numbers per scheme (three two-packs). Also available assembled but undecorated. Injection-molded plastic. Two-pack, $26.95. A-Line and InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, www.intermountain-railway.com

Jindo 48-foot corrugated-side intermodal container. APL (dark blue with small, large, and vertical logo), CSX Intermodal (white with blue lettering and dark blue APL patchout), and Pacer Stacktrain (dark blue). Also available undecorated (assembled and kit). Six container numbers per scheme (three two-packs). Injection-molded plastic. Two-pack, $26.95 (undecorated kit two-pack, $12.95). A-Line and InterMountain Railway Co., 303-772-1901, www.intermountain-railway.com
N scale freight cars
Pullman-Standard 5,277-cubic-foot-capacity boxcar. CSX (dark blue, three road numbers), Escanaba & Lake Superior (St. Lawrence RR patchout, four numbers), Illinois Central (St. Lawrence RR patchout, two numbers), St. Lawrence RR (National Railcar Utilization Corp. scheme, three numbers), and Wisconsin Central (maroon with fresh paint patches, two numbers). Screw-mounted trucks and McHenry couplers. $23.98. August 2020. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
PIKO America large scale 2-6-0 Mogul steam locomotive
PIKO America large scale 2-6-0 Mogul steam locomotive
Large scale locomotives
2-6-0 Mogul steam locomotive. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe and Union Pacific. Directional light-emitting-diode headlights, smoke unit, and dual-mode SoundTraxx sound decoder. $649.99. November 2019. PIKO America, 619-280-2800, www.piko-america.com
PIKO America large scale Clean Machine R/C
PIKO America large scale Clean Machine R/C
Clean Machine R/C. Battery-powered General Electric 25-ton diesel locomotive with R/C controls. Features spring-loaded mesh cleaning pads. Requires six AAA batteries (not included). $299.99. November 2019. PIKO America, 619-280-2800, www.piko-america.com
PIKO America large scale General Electric 25-ton diesel locomotive
PIKO America large scale General Electric 25-ton diesel locomotive
General Electric 25-ton diesel locomotive. Union Pacific; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; and Pennsylvania RR. Factory-equipped battery-powered locomotives with PIKO radio control system. Locomotive can be run separately or in consists using the included eight-channel R/C remote. Can be run at same time as track-powered locomotives. Requires six AAA batteries (not included). $284.99. PIKO America, 619-280-2800, www.piko-america.com

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