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New model trains for the week of June 20, 2019

See the latest HO and N scale model railroad products announced this week!
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe diesel locomotive. Union Pacific (“Powered by our people” scheme). One road number. Light-emitting-diode headlights and front and rear ditch lights, removable cab roof secured with magnets, and commemorative box. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $249.98; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder, $339.98. December 2019. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Rebuilt Electro-Motive Division FL9 diesel locomotive
Rapido Trains HO scale Rebuilt Electro-Motive Division FL9 diesel locomotive
Rebuilt Electro-Motive Division FL9 diesel locomotive. Amtrak (phase 3), Connecticut Department of Transportation (McGinnis scheme), and Metro-North Commuter RR (red and blue, silver and blue, and New York Central “lightning stripes” schemes), and Maine Eastern. Modernized body details; head-end power (HEP) rooftop details; HEP plugs and nose and rear; working headlights, class lights, and reverse lights; and working ditch lights as appropriate. Direct-current model, $249.95; with dual-mode ESU LokSound V5 sound decoder, $349.95. Spring 2020. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Märklin Inc. HO scale Pacific Fruit Express R-40-14 refrigerator car
Märklin Inc. HO scale Pacific Fruit Express R-40-14 refrigerator car
HO scale freight cars
Pacific Fruit Express R-40-14 refrigerator car. New paint scheme: Coca-Cola (two versions). Injection-molded plastic and die-cast metal construction with separately applied running boards, ladders, and brake equipment; metal wheels; and European-style couplers (can be replaced with knuckle couplers). Two-pack, $124.99. Third quarter 2019. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
Märklin Inc. HO scale Sinclair Oil single-dome tank car
Märklin Inc. HO scale Sinclair Oil single-dome tank car
Sinclair Oil single-dome tank car. Metal frames, separately applied details, metal wheels, and European-style couplers (can be replaced with knuckle couplers. Three-pack, $159.99. Third quarter 2019. Märklin Inc., 573-365-9522, www.marklin.com
Rapido Trains HO scale United States Railroad Administration 40-foot double-sheathed boxcars
Rapido Trains HO scale United States Railroad Administration 40-foot double-sheathed boxcars
United States Railroad Administration 40-foot double-sheathed boxcars. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Boston & Maine; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific; Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; Great Northern; Minneapolis & St. Louis; Missouri Pacific; New York Central; Pere Marquette; St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco); Spokane, Portland & Seattle; Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo (yellow in two road numbers and red); and Wabash. Four numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Full underbody detail with separate brake rods and piping, KC or AB brakes as appropriate, Andrews trucks with in-line brake shoes, blackened turned-metal wheelsets, and Macdonald-Cartier couplers. Single car, $49.95; two-pack (TH&B yellow only), $99.90; and four-pack, $199.80. Early 2020. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Rapido Trains HO scale Denver & Rio Grande Western Ski Train
Rapido Trains HO scale Denver & Rio Grande Western Ski Train
HO scale train sets
Denver & Rio Grande Western Ski Train. Three-car sets include cafe, coach, and club car (Set one: Colorado Springs, Mount Elbert, and North Park. Set two: Glenwood Springs, Mount Evans, and Winter Park). Coaches and snack coaches also available (Mount Massive, Mount Princeton, Pikes Peak, Pyramid Peak, and LaPlata Peak). If sufficient number of orders are placed for Peak-series cars, they will be tooled with prototype-specific window arrangement. If not, snack coaches will use same car body as coaches and be decorated accordingly. All models will feature aluminum finish; full, multi-color interior with individually installed seats; complete underbody with separate piping and conduit; ball-bearing wheelsets; track-powered interior lighting with working marker lights, and etched-metal end gates. Single cars, $109.95; three-packs, $319.95. Spring 2020. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
HO scale details and accessories
48-foot smooth-side intermodal container. Allied Van Lines; American President Lines (white with red eagle on sides and blue “APL” lettering on ends); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (white with blue circle-cross herald); Burlington Northern (America scheme and Atlanta, Montreal, and “America’s Transportation Group”); Canadian National (Laser Intermodal scheme); Conrail (Mercury scheme); and Southern Pacific (white with red speed lettering on sides and Southern Pacific Lines herald on ends). Injection-molded plastic. Three-pack, $36.98. May 2020. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, www.athearn.com
Produits M.P. assorted detail parts
Produits M.P. assorted detail parts
Assorted detail parts. Dumpsters (four-pack), modern fire hydrant (10-pack), old fire hydrant (10-pack), recycle bin on wheels (nine-pack), small Dumpster (four-pack), and wood barrels (12-pack). Hydrocal castings. $4.88 each. Price may vary based on exchange rate. Produits M.P., www.produitsmp.com
Kato USA N scale Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive
Kato USA N scale Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive
N scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive. Chicago & North Western. One road number. Body- and truck-mounted Kato couplers and directional golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights. Direct-current model, $110; with Digital Command Control (DCC) motor and light decoder, $180; and with ESU LokSound DCC sound decoder, $265. November-December 2019. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com
Rapido Trains N scale Comet II commuter cars
Rapido Trains N scale Comet II commuter cars
N scale passenger cars
Comet II commuter cars. Coach and cab car. Connecticut Department of Transportation, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Metro North Commuter RR, NJ Transit, Metropolitan Transportation Agency (Montreal), and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. One unnumbered coach and cab car per paint scheme; undecorated coach and cab car also available. Controllable interior and cab car lighting, full underbody and interior detail, inside-bearing trucks with metal wheelsets, tinted window glazing, constant interior lighting in direct current and Digital Command Control, and metal grab irons. Coach, $59.95; cab car, $69.95. Summer 2020. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
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Rapido Trains N scale Horizon intercity passenger cars
Horizon intercity passenger cars. Coach and dinette. Amtrak (phase 3 narrow and wide stripes, phase 4, phase 6, and Amtrak California [dinettes only]). Both body styles also available undecorated. Full underbody and interior detail, GSI G70 trucks with metal wheelsets, tinted window glazing, constant interior lighting in direct current and Digital Command Control, controllable interior and marker lights, and metal grab irons. $59.95. Spring 2020. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, www.rapidotrains.com
Kato USA N scale Chicago & North Western Pullman bi-level 400 train set
Kato USA N scale Chicago & North Western Pullman bi-level 400 train set
N scale train sets
Chicago & North Western Pullman bi-level 400 train set. Includes Electro-Motive Division E8A diesel locomotive and the following Pullman bi-level cars: coach-buffet, two four-window coaches, coach-parlor car, and cab-coach. Set shipped in bookcase packing. Locomotive has directional golden-white light-emitting-diode headlights. Cars feature blackened metal wheels, all-wheel electrical pickup, and directional head and taillights on cab-coach. Direct-current set, $260; with Digital Command Control (DCC) motor and light decoder, $330; and with ESU LokSound DCC sound decoder, $415. November-December 2019. Kato USA Inc., 847-781-9574, www.katousa.com
HO scale Chicago & North Western American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper
HO scale Chicago & North Western American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper
Club offerings
Chicago & North Western American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot-capacity three-bay Center Flow covered hopper. Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for the Chicago & North Western Historical Society. $32 each; two-pack, $58 (both prices include shipping). Illinois residents add 9.5 percent sales tax. C&NWHS, P.O. Box 1068, North Riverside, IL 60546; www.cnwhs.org
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club 50th anniversary 40-foot plug-door steel refrigerator car
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club 50th anniversary 40-foot plug-door steel refrigerator car
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club 50th anniversary 40-foot plug-door steel refrigerator car. Accurail HO scale kit custom decorated for the Elmhurst Model Railroad Club. One road number. $29 (shipping included). Elmhurst Model Railroad Club, 111 E 1st St., Elmhurst, IL 60126
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club 50th anniversary 60-foot cylindrical covered hopper
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club 50th anniversary 60-foot cylindrical covered hopper
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club 50th anniversary 60-foot cylindrical covered hopper. Bowser N scale car custom decorated for the Elmhurst Model Railroad Club. Two road numbers. $35 per set (shipping included). Elmhurst Model Railroad Club, 111 E. 1st St., Elmhurst, IL 60126

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