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APC 48' Container

This 48’ rib side container is aluminum with red vertical band and logo. These containers are commonly seen filling the space in the bottom position of intermodal well cars with equal-length or longer containers above them. APC operates container ships and intermodal rail and truck services around the world.

#468 00 010...$14.95


RD#: 203420/203437

These 50’ airslide hoppers are tan with black lettering and run on 100-ton Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by the General American Transportation Co (GATC) for several of CSX’s constituent roads – Seaboard System, Chessie, and C&O, they were renumbered as the series 203402-203448. These cars were specifically designed for use with fine-grained commodities, like powdered sugar, that could settle en-route making unloading difficult.

#098 00 031...$27.95
#098 00 032...$27.95

Cotton Belt®

RD#: SSW 30032/30038

These 40’ standard box cars with plug door and red with grey lower band and white lettering run on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1959, these unique 25 Compartmentizer-equipped cars wore an experimental paint scheme similar to the red and grey paint scheme of Southern Pacific diesels. Ultimately vetoed by management for use on freight cars, these cars continued to wear this paint for years to come.

#021 00 591...$30.90
#021 00 592...$30.90

**Cotton Belt/SSW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

Kansas City Southern

RD#: WRWK 300148

This 89’ tri-level closed autorack is white with the KCS 125th Anniversary Logo adorning the sides. It runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 2012 with WRWK reporting marks, these cars are frequently seen in long unit trains.

#111 00 200...$44.95

Per Diem Series - Car #10: McCloud River

RD#: 2196

This 50’ rib side box car with double doors and no roofwalk is brown and white with aluminum roof and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Headquartered in McCloud, California, the McCloud River Railroad interchanged with the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific and operated from 1897 until 2009. Primarily a lumber/timber railroad, the McCloud once had over 1000 railcars and had regular passenger service until 1952.

#030 00 280...$27.95

NASA Series - Car #3: Helium Car

RD#: MHAX 1174

This helium car was one of the heaviest railcars ever made. Built in 1961, these cars were initially used by the BLM to transport helium from mines in Texas. Later, they found their niche servicing NASA Titan rockets and the Space Shuttle up until the last shuttle flight in 2011.

#985 00 910...$28.95

**Pre-production photo sample shown
***Car produced by Roco, decorated by Micro-Trains

Canadian National

RD#: 8900

This 70’ heavyweight horse car is green with black roof and yellow lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in 1921 by Osgoode Bradley in Worcester, Massachusetts, they were then transferred to the CN in 1924 from GTW. They contained 24 horse stalls and three doors per side to allow efficient loading and unloading of horses.

#149 00 150...$29.95

New Haven

RD#: 3270

This RPO heavyweight passenger car is green with white lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in 1914 by the Laconia Car Company, they were equipped to sort and catalogue mail en-route, with mail bag storage racks and sorting tables. While these cars did not have the recognizable wide baggage doors of some RPO’s, they did still have mail slots for public drop-off of mail parcels directly into the car.

#140 00 100...$29.95

Northern Pacific

RD#: 31500

This 50’ standard box car with single door and no roofwalk is brown with white lettering and yinyang herald. During the late 1960s, many cars on the Northern Pacific roster were rebuilt or replaced to increase load capacities. By 1969, these 50-ton cars had been upgraded to 55-ton cars and downgraded from merchandise service.

#077 00 270...$26.90

Vintage Postcard Series - Car #8

RD#: 'Rooftop Delivery'

This car is the eighth of nine releases in the ‘Vintage Christmas Postcard Series’. This modified 40’ box car features vintage postcard artwork of Santa making a special rooftop toy delivery on one side and a special postcard message from Micro-Trains on the other side.

#101 00 818...$23.95


N Custom Christmas Car 2016

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** Pre-Orders were taken for this in August 2016

N Chesapeake & Ohio®

RD#: 272150, 272164, 272176, 272188

50’ Auto Box Car, Double Side Doors & End Door

#993 00 122 (4-pk)…$89.95

** Pre-Orders were taken for this in June 2016




RD#: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe

These 50’ standard box cars with plug doors are mineral brown with orange doors and white circle cross herald, and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1955, as part of series 6000-6299, ATSF used these cars for temperature-critical commodities across the West until at least the 1980s.

#507 00 651...$26.90
#507 00 652...$26.90

Union Pacific®

RD#: 30254/30296

These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are synthetic red with yellow lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1957, as part of series 30000-30699, these cars filled the need for specialized gondolas. Eventually, these cars were rebuilt and reduced to 68-ton capacity due to added adjustable bulkheads and car covers to better protect the loads they carried.

#522 00 291...$23.90
#522 00 292...$23.90

**UP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

PER DIEM SERIES - CAR #10: Bath & Hammondsport Railway Co.

RD#: 25105

This 50’ rib side box car with single door and no roofwalk is maroon with white door and lettering, and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Leased to the B&H Railroad by Intel Rail, the car sports the tippedchampagne glass logo, symbolically toasting the public as it passes by. Just a nine-mile shortline serving the vineyards and wineries of the Hammondsport, New York area, it is easy to see where the slogan “The Champagne Trail” originates.

#510 00 390...$27.95

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Southern Pacific® 5-pack

RD#: 513958 A, B, C, D, E

70’ Well Car

#994 00 097 (5-pk)…$134.95

** Pre-Orders were taken for this in June 2016
SP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad

Burlington Northern Passenger Car 4-pack





Accepting Pre-Orders through November 30 th - Coming March 2017

#994 01 170…$119.95


Troop Car Singles

Kitchen Car

#118 00 010...Rd#K-115...$24.95

Sleeper Car

#116 00 011...Rd#9026...$24.95

Hospital Car

#118 00 050...Rd#8731...$28.90

Sleeper Car

#116 00 012...Rd#9334...$24.95

Undec Kitchen Car

#118 00 000...$17.30

Undec Troop Sleeper

#116 00 000...$17.30

*All undecorated bodystyles come unassembled.

Royal American Shows 3-pack

This Royal American Shows three pack features two Mail Baggage cars and a Heavyweight Coach that displays colorful mural artwork used by Royal American Shows to highlight their Tampa, Florida show in 1970. RAS was one of the largest American carnivals at that time and used over 80 railroad cars to transport the carnival around the U.S. and Canada.

#993 01 450...$99.95

** Pre-Orders were taken for this in June 2016


Pennsylvania Heavyweight 5-pack

#993 01 460...$129.95

** Pre-Orders were taken for this in July 2016


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N Scale Presidential Series - Car #45

Accepting Pre-Orders through November 30 th - Coming February 2017

Just days from now we will know who will be the next President of the United States. To include this new president in your N Scale Presidential Series you can pre-order this car through the end of November. This car will be painted the same colors as the original cars in the series featuring the Presidential Seal, the president’s portrait and the American Flag. This car will not include a presidential button. Contact your authorized Micro-Trains dealer to place your order today!

#074 00 145...$23.95

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Moving Van Wagon 2-pack

Accepting Pre-Orders through November 30 th - Coming April 2017

#470 00 279...$34.95

Trailer Train 3-pack

RD#: 156723, 157215, 157480

89’ Flat Car w/ Flat Deck

#993 00 127…$99.95