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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

New York Central
Road Name: Mounds

This 12-1 heavyweight sleeper car is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Established in 1853, New York Central operated nearly 27,000 miles of track throughout the Great Lakes region at the height of its operations. The railroad ran many famous passenger trains such as the 20th Central Limited and the Empire State Express.

#142 00 110...$29.95


Southern
Road Name: Knickerbocker

This 12-1 heavyweight sleeper car is aluminum with black lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in the early 1940s, Knickerbocker was originally painted silver, before receiving Pullman green paint in the mid-1940s. In the late 1940s, it was repainted into a “shadow line” scheme to resemble the corrugated body sides of other cars on the roster.

#142 00 335...$31.80


Canadian National
Road Number CN 289005

This 50’ standard box car with 8’ plug door, no roofwalk and short ladders is grey with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This insulated boxcar belonged to a series of 100 cars built by National Steel Car in 1965, of which five cars were rebuilt and upgraded in 1981. The five cars received SuperTherm enhanced insulation and were renumbered.

#181 00 090...$26.40



Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Road Numbers BNSF 880225/880238

These 56’ general service tank cars are black with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1981 by Trinity for ATSF, this DOT 111A100W1 tank car is used primarily to ship diesel fuel and other fuel commodities. Belonging to a 150-car series, they were later merged into BNSF in the mid-1990s and repainted.

#110 00 451...$35.90
#110 00 452...$35.90


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Name: Clearing Storms

SERIES CAR #7

This 60’ Excess Height Box Car is black with modified side detail featuring Thomas Kinkade’s Clearing Storms painting from 1997. Each car in this 12-month series will feature an amazing painting by Thomas Kinkade in vibrant color!

#102 00 807...$31.95


Nash-Underwood Inc.
Road Number NWX 15660

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #9

This 40’ double-sheathed wood reefer with vertical brake wheel is brown with grey sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1920s, this car was decorated in 1934 for the Nash-Underwood Food Products Company of Chicago, and owned by North Western Refrigerator Line. Nash-Underwood was one of the largest mustard manufacturers in the 1930s.

#049 00 860...$27.95


Reading
Road Number RDG 118239

This 40’ standard box car with single door and no roofwalk is green with yellow lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1940s and painted box car red, it was rebuilt in 1974 and repainted dark green. It was part of the advertisement in promotion of the “Take Stock in America” campaign, receiving the “Savings Bonds and Freedom” herald prior to the 1976 bicentennial.

#024 00 420...$26.80


Pennsylvania Railroad
Road Number PRR 604891

WITH HOBO LOAD

This 50’ standard box car with 10’ door, no roofwalk and short ladders is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Originally built in 1941, it was rebuilt into a X44B class boxcar in the 1960s and was used for general service. PRR was one of the largest Class 1 railroads until the 1968 merger with NYC to form Penn Central.

#180 00 080...$27.95


Denver & Rio Grande Western®
Road Number DRGW 15355

DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.
REPRINT

This 3-bay high-side covered hopper is grey with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This 4427 cubic-foot capacity covered hopper was built in 1968 by Pullman, and was painted in the D&RGW “Action Road” paint scheme. Belonging to a 150-car series, these cars were often used to carry grain.

#096 00 071...$27.80


Canadian Pacific 4-pack
Road Numbers 123649, 123656, 123663, 123670

NOW AVAILABLE!
DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

This 40’ boxcar was built by Canadian Car & Foundry in the 1940s and was modernized in the 1970s and 80s. The roofwalk was removed and the side ladders cut down, as well as modifications to allow for the car to be used exclusively in grain service.

#993 00 158…$89.95



Monster Mainline Halloween Set
Road Numbers MMX 4311, 169, 28, 1260, 0

NOW AVAILABLE!
3D/Resin Monsters featured: Mummy, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Werewolf, Dracula and Frankenstein’s Monster
Pre-production samples shown
Pre-orders were taken for this in June 2019

The Monster Mainline is transporting five of the most classic monsters to your town this Halloween. The Mummy leads the train, followed by the Creature from the Black Lagoon, the Werewolf, Dracula and Frankenstein’s monster! So railfans beware, and bring proper precautions! Getting too close to this train could cost you your life!

#993 21 320...$239.95


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

Nash-Underwood Inc.
Road Number NWX 15660

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #9

This 40’ double-sheathed wood reefer with vertical brake wheel is brown with grey sides and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in the late 1920s, this car was decorated in 1934 for the Nash-Underwood Food Products Company of Chicago, and owned by North Western Refrigerator Line. Nash-Underwood was one of the largest mustard manufacturers in the 1930s.

#518 00 790...$27.95



Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Road Numbers BNSF 545258/545262

WITH PIPE LOAD

These 60’ bulkhead flat cars are red with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Thrall for Burlington Northern in 1975, this bulkhead flat was obtained by BNSF in the merger of 1995, and repainted. With a 263,000-pound gross rail load, it is often used in the shipment of structural commodities such as steel pipes.

#527 00 171...$27.90
#527 00 172...$27.90




CSX®
Road Numbers BNSF 545258/545262

WITH STEEL BEAM LOAD

These 60’ bulkhead flat cars are black with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. CSX bulkhead flatcars are often used to carry structural steel and pipes, as well as logs and other long commodities. The reinforced bulkheads provide load protection as well as prevent shifting during transit.

#527 00 181...$27.90
#527 00 182...$27.90


MID-MONTH RELEASES



Micro-Mouse
Road Number 2019

NOW AVAILABLE
These items are not on Standing Order
The ‘lit’ version comes with a magnetic wand to turn the light inside on and off. The battery is included and will provide over 20 hours of light.

This 60’ excess height box car, with double plug doors and rivet sides is red and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Micro-Mouse poses for a ‘selfie’ shot, and the family has succumb to the modern influence of technology as they enjoy ‘time together’ on the couch. Illuminate the ‘lit’ version of the car to see a more vibrant Micro-Mouse and extra detail. #MicroMouse2019

With interior light...#102 00 820...$36.95
Without interior light...#102 00 825...$27.95



Gingerbread Sugar Belt Christmas Set
Locomotive, Gumdrops, Candy Canes, Frosting, Caboose #1225

NOW AVAILABLE
Pre-orders were taken for this in July 2019

The Gingerbread Sugar Belt Train is bringing just what you need to build your dream gingerbread house.  This colorful brown train with frosting decorations is hauling gumdrops, frosting and peppermint sticks. Santa isn’t carrying these materials, so order your gingerbread supplies early so the GSB train can deliver in time for Christmas!

#993 21 330...$229.95




DODX COFC Flat Car 3-pack #1

Includes:
(6) 20’ Tall Containers
(4) 20’ Short Containers
(2) 20’ Generators

#993 01 900...$139.95

NOW AVAILABLE
Loads and load pedestals will be resin and will come painted but not printed.
Decal sheet for loads will be made by Cartograf.
*Renderings shown for representation only.

Conrail Tie Loader 3-Pack
Road Numbers CR 55220, 58213, 67339

NOW AVAILABLE
*Tie Loader is made of resin parts, 3D printed parts and etched metal for the claw. Parts come unassembled and unpainted. Window decals for the tie loader will be included (not shown).

Built in 1952 for Pennsylvania Railroad, this car also served for Penn Central and Conrail before being relegated to Maintenance of Way service. Carrying new railroad ties and a tie loading crane with the ability to “walk” itself from gondola to gondola, it continued to serve in this capacity until the late 1990s.

#993 01 880…$99.95



TTX 61' Bulkhead Flat Car 3-Pack
Road Numbers 80919, 80995, 80997

This TTX bulkhead flat car was built by Bethlehem Steel in the early 1970s and originally painted in oxide red. Later repainted to TTX yellow, they continue be used in the shipment of structural steel commodities such as pipes, beams and fabricated parts.

#993 05 560...$99.95



Side A

Side B

Ferromex "Lost in Space" Graffiti
Road Number 705729

Built in 2015 by TrinityRail, this Ferromex 89’ enclosed autorack design became the universal standard for most railroads by the mid-1970s, as it prevented vandalism and pilferage and helped to protect vehicles from the elements, and is commonly used to this day.

#111 44 290...$54.95



Micro-Mouse
Road Number 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

This 50’ standard box car with plug door is red with Bettendorf trucks. Micro-Mouse poses for a ‘selfie’ shot, and the family has succumb to the modern influence of technology as they enjoy ‘time together’ on the couch.

#507 00 670...$27.95



TTX 61' Bulkhead Flat Car 2-Pack
Road Numbers 80919, 80995

This TTX bulkhead flat car was built by Bethlehem Steel in the early 1970s and originally painted in oxide red. Later repainted to TTX yellow, they continue be used in the shipment of structural steel commodities such as pipes, beams and fabricated parts.

#994 05 230...$64.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS


Baltimore & Ohio® 8-pack
Road Numbers 826682, 826745, 826765, 826768, 327441, 327454, 327512, 327537

TWO BODYSTYLES AND TWO SCHEMES IN ONE 8-PACK!
Accepting Pre-Orders through October 31st
COMING MARCH 2020
Renderings shown for representation only.

#993 00 818...$174.95



Z Scale C&O® ‘Cameo’ Series

SERIES STARTS FEBRUARY

In 1956, Chesapeake & Ohio produced six different experimental paint schemes on 50’ Pullman Standard box cars. These six one-of-a-kind cars will be released over a six month period, with the first car releasing in February 2020. Don’t miss out on this unique one-time offering from Micro-Trains. Place your order with your dealer today.

All Cars...$34.95 each



OTDX Petrothene 2-Pack
Road Numbers OTDX 1115, 1116

Accepting Pre-Orders through October 31st
COMING FEBRUARY 2020
Renderings shown for representation only.

50’ Steel Side, 14 Panel, Fixed End Gondola, Fishbelly Sides with load

#993 01 970…$59.95



Southern Pacific® 4-Pack
Road Numbers SP 58431, 58478, 58499, 58505

Accepting Pre-Orders through October 31st
COMING MARCH 2020
Renderings shown for representation only.
SP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

39’ Single Dome Tank Car

#993 00 163…$119.95


HOn3 Releases

Decorated Log Load 2-pack

*Decorated loads include chains
NOW AVAILABLE!

#899 43 906…$19.95