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 February 13, 2020

See the latest model trains in HO, N, O, and Z scales
HO scale locomotives
Electro-Motive Division FP7, F7A, F7B, and F9B diesel locomotives. Chicago & North Western (two single FP7s and two FP7/F7B sets in yellow-and-green scheme), Rock Island (FP7 in silver-and- maroon scheme and two FP7 sets [one each in silver-and-maroon and gray-and-maroon schemes]), Southern Pacific (FP7, F7B, FP7/F7B set, and FP7/F7A set in “black widow” scheme; FP7, F7B, FP7/F7B, and FP7 set in scarlet-and-gray scheme), Southern Ry. (FP7 and two FP7 sets, “tuxedo” scheme), St. Louis-San Francisco (FP7 and two FP7/F9B sets, black-and-yellow scheme), and St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, two single FP7s in Daylight scheme). Light-emitting-diode lighting; separate, factory-applied photo-etched metal and injection-molded plastic parts; and detailed cab interior. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector for Digital Command Control decoder: Single FP7, $239.98; single F7B, $199.98; and FP7, FP7/F9B, FP7/F7A, and FP7/F7B sets, $459.98. With dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder: Single FP7, $329.98; single F7B, $289.98; FP7, FP7/F9B, FP7/F7A, and FP7/F7B sets, $619.98. January 2021. Genesis series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
Accurail HO scale assorted freight cars
HO scale freight cars
Assorted freight cars. Canadian Pacific American Car & Foundry 4,600-cubic-foot capacity Center Flow covered hopper (single car, $19.98; three-pack, $58.98). Grand Trunk Western 36-foot Fowler boxcar, $18.98. Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Association of American Railroads 41-foot steel gondola (single car, $19.98; three-pack, $55.98). Louisville & Nashville Pullman-Standard 40-foot PS-1 boxcar (“The Old Reliable” slogan), $18.98. Milwaukee Road 40-foot ribbed-side boxcar (1968-1974 repaint), $18.98. Northern Refrigerator Car Co. 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car (Banana Distributing Co., dark green), $19.98. Injection-molded plastic kits with plastic wheelsets, modeler-installed brake appliances, and Accumate couplers. Accurail, 630-365-1173, accurail.com

Evans 50-foot double-plug-door boxcar. British Columbia Ry. (dark green, three single cars and one three-pack), Canadian Forest Products (“Red Cedar shingles and shakes” slogan, three single cars and one three-pack), Georgia Pacific (blue), Illinois Terminal (red), Louisville & Nashville (red), Quinault Pacific (yellow), and Wisconsin Central (maroon, three single cars and one three-pack). Four road numbers per scheme unless noted. Double 8-foot plug doors; separate, factory-applied end ladders and brake wheels; and body-mounted McHenry scale couplers. Single car, $34.98; three-pack, $98.98. January 2021. Ready-to-Roll. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale 40-foot insulated boxcar
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale 40-foot insulated boxcar
40-foot insulated boxcar. New paint schemes: Burlington Northern (yellow with RBWX reporting marks), Chicago Great Western (brown and orange with “Lucky Strikes” herald and “DF” stencil), Jersey Central Lines (orange and brown), and Western Maryland (orange and brown with WMRX marks). New road numbers: Fruit Growers Express (yellow with RBNX marks) and St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt, gray and red). Three numbers per scheme; also available undecorated. Injection-molded plastic with solid- or roller-bearing trucks as appropriate and Accumate couplers. $28.95 (undecorated, $23.95). Third quarter 2020. Trainman line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale wide- and standard-cupola cabooses
Atlas Model Railroad Co. HO scale wide- and standard-cupola cabooses
Wide- and standard-cupola cabooses. Wide-cupola re-issue: Burlington Northern (Operation Desert Storm scheme, one number). New paint schemes. Wide cupola: St. Louis-San Francisco (American Revolution Bicentennial scheme in one road number and red, white, and blue scheme), MCVX Safety Train (one number), and Rutland. Standard cupola: Montreal, Maine & Atlantic. New road numbers. Wide cupola: British Columbia Ry. (green, yellow, and white), Delaware & Hudson (Reading Co. patchout), and Reading Co. Standard cupola: Norfolk Southern (Norfolk & Western heritage scheme, one number) and Norfolk & Western. Two numbers per scheme unless noted; both body styles available undecorated. Thin end rails, separate brake cylinder, and roller-bearing caboose trucks. $46.95 (undecorated, $35.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
HO scale Bar Mills Scale Model Works Babcock Boiler
HO scale Bar Mills Scale Model Works Babcock Boiler
HO scale structures
Babcock Boiler. Laser-cut aged clapboard siding, shake shingles, corrugated metal roofing, detail castings, signs, and length of Bar Mills Insta-Fence. Measures 4-1/2” x 4-1/2”. $57.95. Bar Mills Scale Model Works, 207-929-3400, barmillsmodels.com
Bar Mills Scale Model Works HO scale Jerry’s Engine Repair
Bar Mills Scale Model Works HO scale Jerry’s Engine Repair
Jerry’s Engine Repair. Kit features laser-cut components, pre-cast doors, and metal and resin detail castings. Measures 3” x 5-1/2”. Figures not included. $47.95. Bar Mills Scale Model Works, 207-929-3400, barmillsmodels.com
Menards HO scale National Power & Light
Menards HO scale National Power & Light
National Power & Light. Factory-painted and assembled structure. Features electronic sign with animated lighting effect, more than 20 light-emitting diodes (LEDs), two smokestacks, three vents, and rooftop transformer with two red blinking LEDs. Lighting requires 4.5V power source (sold separately). Measures 5-1/8” x 8”. $69.99. Menards, menards.com/trains
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale American Car & Foundry F89J 89-foot flatcar
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale American Car & Foundry F89J 89-foot flatcar
N scale freight cars
American Car & Foundry F89J 89-foot flatcar. New road numbers (four per scheme): TTX (As-delivered brown and 1970s yellow, both with mid/end hitches) and RTTX (yellow with triple hitch). New paint schemes (three numbers per scheme): JTTX (with deck risers) and PTTX (with deck risers only and with deck risers and pipe loads). Die-cast metal frame, collapsed and raised hitch detail, and 70-ton trucks. $42.95. Third quarter 2020. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
N scale details and accessories
20-foot corrugated intermodal container. APL (dark blue), Magellan (red), MSC (yellow), NYK Logistics & Megacarrier (dark blue), Raffles (blue and yellow), Touax (Mineral Red), and Yang Ming (white and red). Injection-molded plastic. Three-pack, $33.98. AthearnN. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com
Showcase Miniatures N scale mailbox set
Showcase Miniatures N scale mailbox set
Mailbox set. Kit features pewter castings and etched stainless steel details. Includes four postal mail deposit boxes and 12 residential mailboxes in two sizes. $10.75. Showcase Miniatures, 334-750-3276, showcaseminiatures.net
Showcase Miniatures Nn3/Z scale power truck
Showcase Miniatures Nn3/Z scale power truck
Nn3/Z scale power truck. $99.95 plus $6.50 shipping (domestic) or $12-$15 (international). Showcase Miniatures, 334-750-3276, showcaseminiatures.net
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 1993 Ford Explorer
Atlas Model Railroad Co. N scale 1993 Ford Explorer
1993 Ford Explorer. Chicago & North Western (yellow and red); Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (white and blue); Burlington Northern (white and black); Canadian National (white and red); Conrail (neon lime and blue); Guilford Rail System (orange); RJ Corman (red and silver); and Sperry Rail Service (yellow). One vehicle number per scheme; also available painted (orange, white, or yellow) but unlettered. Simulated rotary beacon, side view mirrors, and head and taillight glazing. Two-pack, $32.95 (painted but unlettered two-pack, $29.95). Third quarter 2020. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
Atlas O Chesapeake & Ohio cupola caboose
Atlas O Chesapeake & Ohio cupola caboose
O scale freight cars
Chesapeake & Ohio cupola caboose. New paint schemes: Chessie System (orange with safety slogan, one road number); Alaska RR (blue and yellow); Central RR Co. of New Jersey (red); Chesapeake & Ohio (dark blue with “C&O for Progress” herald); New York, Ontario & Western (brown and black); and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow with safety slogans). Two numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Separate, factory-applied window awnings, smokestack, brake wheels, roof grab irons, and see-through running boards; solid-bearing caboose trucks; and interior lighting with on/off switch on chassis. $69.95 (undecorated, $67.95). Third quarter 2020. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
Atlas O 40-foot intermodal containers
Atlas O 40-foot intermodal containers
O scale details and accessories
40-foot intermodal containers. New numbers: Ocean Network Express (magenta), Evergreen (green), “K” Line (red), and NYK Logistics & Megacarrier (dark blue). New paint schemes: CAI (red), Cosco Shipping (blue), Maersk (gray), and Ocean Network Express (white). Eight container numbers per scheme; eight packs (two of each scheme) also available. Injection-molded plastic with positionable doors. Single container, $24.95; eight-pack, $199.60. Third quarter 2020. Atlas O, 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com

Assorted 1:43-proportion vehicles. Audi: A3 (red), A6 (burgundy), and new TT Roadster (silver). BMW: 3 Series (gray metallic), 7 Series (black), X5 (bluegreen), Z4 Roadster (yellow), and Z8 Roadster (blue). Shipped in window box. Produced by Cararama, available from Atlas O, 908-687-0880, atlasrr.com
American Z Line Z scale Gunderson Maxi-I five-unit articulated well car
American Z Line Z scale Gunderson Maxi-I five-unit articulated well car
Z scale freight cars
Gunderson Maxi-I five-unit articulated well car. Trailer Train/Southern Pacific. Four road numbers. Metal chassis with etched-metal details and add-on parts, AutoLatch couplers, and roller-bearing trucks. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, americanzline.com
Accurail HO scale Kankakee Foundry Association of American Railroads 41-foot steel gondola, custom-decorated for the Kankakee Model Railroad Club
Accurail HO scale Kankakee Foundry Association of American Railroads 41-foot steel gondola
Club offerings
Kankakee Foundry Association of American Railroads 41-foot steel gondola. Accurail HO scale model custom-decorated for the Kankakee Model Railroad Club. Kit, $25; assembled with Kadee couplers, $30. Shipping $5 per car. Checks payable to KMRC, 197 S. East Ave., Kankakee, IL 60901
Accurail HO scale Hanley’s Beer & Ale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car, custom-decorated for the Providence Northern Model Railroad Club Inc.
Accurail HO scale Hanley’s Beer & Ale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car,
Hanley’s Beer & Ale 40-foot double-sheathed refrigerator car. Accurail HO scale kit custom-decorated for the Providence Northern Model Railroad Club Inc. Two road numbers. $25 per car plus $7.90 shipping (covers two cars). Rhode Island residents must add 7 percent sales tax. Checks payable to PNMRR Club, c/o 26 Glendale Dr., West Warwick, RI 02893; credit card sales available online at providencenorthern.org
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. Rapido Trains HO scale ready-to-run car with road numbers unique to the Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association. Post-1948 scheme and post-1956 company service scheme. Four road numbers each; also available painted in post-1948 scheme but unnumbered. Injection-molded plastic with 48” Monad, “Main Street of the Northwest” slogan, riveted center sill, AB or K brakes as appropriate, and factory-installed and painted wire grab irons. $37.50. Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store, nprha.org
Cartograf HO scale Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar decals, available from Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store
Cartograf HO scale Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar decals
Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar decals. HO scale. Set features a variety of special markings to enhance the Rapido Trains ready-to-run model and Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association exclusive un-numbered cars. Set includes one sheet with heralds, slogans, reweigh, lube, and placards, among other items. Includes enough decals to decorate a single car from scratch. Produced by Cartograf. $8. Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store, nprha.org
Cartograf HO scale Northern Pacific Thrall and Gunderson woodchip car decals, available from Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store
Cartograf HO scale Northern Pacific 10000-series double-sheathed boxcar decals
Northern Pacific Thrall and Gunderson woodchip car decals. HO scale. Set includes two sheets (one sheet each of two unique layouts). Artwork includes Northern Pacific road name, reporting marks, road numbers (with number jumbles), capacity and dimensional data, paint code stencils, lube stencils, and more. Produced by Cartograf. $11. Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store, nprha.org
Cartograf HO scale Northern Pacific wood and steel caboose decals, available from Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store
Cartograf HO scale Northern Pacific wood and steel caboose decals
Northern Pacific wood and steel caboose decals. HO scale. Set includes four sheets of decals (two sets of two unique sheets) with car numbers, reporting marks, Monad heralds, “Main Street of the Northwest” slogan in two sizes, and many niche items never produced before. Produced by Cartograf. $24. Northern Pacific Ry. Historical Association Company Store, nprha.org

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

How to personalize your model railroad.

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