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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

Pennsylvania Railroad
Road Number 3616

This 78’ heavyweight paired-window coach is tuscan red with buff lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Converted in 1966 from a class P70FB to a P70FBA, this car belonged to a series of 20 cars which was used for intercity service. PRR was one of the largest Class 1 railroads until the 1968 merger with NYC to form Penn Central.

#145 00 360...$32.90


New York Central
Road Number 943

This 78’ heavyweight paired-window coach is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in the 1920s by ACF, this coach car continued to serve until the late 1950s or early 1960s before being retired. Established in 1853, New York Central operated nearly 27,000 miles of track throughout the Great Lakes region at the height of its operations.

#145 00 110...$29.95


Canadian National
Road Number NKCR 9193

This 89’ tri-level closed autorack is white with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Owned by the Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway, and lettered for Canadian National service, this 89’ enclosed autorack design became the universal standard for most railroads. Commonly used to this day, the design prevented vandalism and pilferage and helped to protect vehicles from the elements.

#111 00 340...$51.90




Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Road Numbers ATSF 307881/307889

These 3-bay high-side covered hoppers are brown with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1964 by Pullman Standard, these 4,427 cubic-foot capacity three-bay covered hoppers were used in general grain service. Belonging to a series of nearly 2,500 cars, they continued to serve through the BNSF merger of 1996.

#096 00 211...$28.40
#096 00 212...$28.40


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Name: Holiday Gathering

SERIES CAR #8

This 60’ Excess Height Box Car is black with modified side detail featuring Thomas Kinkade’s Holiday Gathering painting from 1998. Each car in this 12-month series will feature an amazing painting by Thomas Kinkade in vibrant color!

#102 00 808...$31.95


Zion Institutions & Industries
Road Number NRCC 2930

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #10

This 36’ wood sheathed ice reefer with truss rods is brown with yellow sides and runs on Arch Bar trucks. Built in the late 1920s, this car was decorated for the Zion Institutions & Industries conglomerate based out Zion, Ill., and owned by Northern Refrigerator Car Company. Zion Bakery produced “delicious, healthful and economical” fig bars; one of their most popular products.

#058 00 490...$27.95


Penn Central
Road Number PC 888242

This 3-bay covered hopper with elongated hatches is green with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built by ACF in 1965 for Pennsylvania Railroad, this three-bay 4,600 cubic-foot covered hopper was merged into the Penn Central fleet in 1973. It was placarded for grain service, and belonged to class H45.

#094 00 590...$29.95


Western Pacific®
Road Number WP 56057

WP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

This 50’ standard box car with plug door is brown with yellow lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Pacific Car & Foundry in 1957, these insulated boxcars were equipped with DF Belt Loaders and were used to transport perishable items such as fruit and vegetables as well as canned juices. Belonging to series 56001-57000, these cars featured the “Rides like a Feather” scheme.

#032 00 510...$26.90


Chesapeake & Ohio®
Road Number C&O 5916

This 50’ standard box car with double doors is blue with yellow lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. With a cushioned underframe and DF loaders, this 50’ general purpose boxcar was rebuilt by C&O in 1963 from 40’ cars and was based on a Pullman Standard design. It was used through the 1970s before being retired or relegated to MOW service.

#034 00 450...$25.90


Northern Pacific
Road Numbers 1352

REPRINT

This 78’ heavyweight paired-window coach is two-tone green with white lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. In the early 1950s, Northern Pacific’s North Coast Limited was painted in the classic two-tone green paint scheme developed by Raymond Loewy. Built in 1915 by Pullman Standard, these cars were rebuilt in 1935, equipped with air-conditioning, and continued to serve NP through the mid-1960s.

#145 00 321...$34.90



Special Offering / Regional Railroads: Central New Jersey
Road Number CNJ 1521

WITH SCRAP LOAD!
LIMITED QUANTITIES!
NOW AVAILABLE!
This item is not on Standing Order

Built in the mid-1940s, this 140,000-pound capacity car had a 1745 cubic-foot capacity. Serviced in the 1950s, it continued in general service through the 1980s. Central Railroad of New Jersey, known as the “Jersey Central,” was a Class 1 railroad that operated nearly 700 miles of track until 1976 before being rolled into Conrail.

#105 00 300...$26.90



Special Offering / Regional Railroads: Central New Jersey
Road Number CNJ 3001

LIMITED QUANTITIES!
NOW AVAILABLE!
This item is not on Standing Order

Built in 1956 by American Car & Foundry, with a 105,000-pound capacity and at 4878 cubic feet, this 50’ boxcar was assigned to pool service for appliance manufacturers. Central Railroad of New Jersey, known as the “Jersey Central,” was a Class 1 railroad that operated nearly 700 miles of track until 1976 before being rolled into Conrail.

#034 00 470...$26.90


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

Zion Institutions & Industries
Road Number NRCC 2930

FARM-TO-TABLE SERIES CAR #10

This 40’ wood reefer is brown with yellow sides and runs on Arch Bar trucks. Built in the late 1920s, this car was decorated for the Zion Institutions & Industries conglomerate based out Zion, Ill., and owned by Northern Refrigerator Car Company. Zion Bakery produced “delicious, healthful and economical” fig bars; one of their most popular products.

#518 00 800...$27.95


Union Pacific®
Road Numbers UP 155000

ONE-OF-A-KIND

This 50’ standard box car with double doors is synthetic red with white and yellow lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1937 at Grand Island, this 50’ boxcar had specific braces and racks installed to safely transport automobiles from manufacturing plants to distribution facilities. Belonging to Class A-50-14 and with a 100,000-pound capacity, this one-of-a-kind car was a test car and used through the 1950s before larger and specialty-designed auto-rack cars came into common use.

#506 00 290...$24.90




Chesapeake & Ohio®
Road Numbers C&O 5916/5918

These 50’ standard box cars with double doors are blue with yellow lettering and run on Roller Bearing trucks. With a cushioned underframe and DF loaders, these 50’ general purpose boxcars were rebuilt by C&O in 1963 from 40’ cars and were based on a Pullman Standard design. Painted in the “C&O for Progress” blue and yellow scheme, they were used through the 1970s before being retired or relegated to MOW service.

#506 00 391...$25.90
#506 00 392...$25.90


MID-MONTH RELEASES

Western Maryland Weathered 3-Pack
Road Numbers 3004, K-3013

Assigned to MOW work trains and based out of Ridgeley, West Virginia, these repurposed Department of Defense camp cars were painted red with the WM “speed lettering” stripe scheme. K-3013 was retired in 1971. 3004 served through the Chessie merger of 1972.

#993 05 570...$59.95


Pacific Fruit Express® Weathered 3-Pack
Road Numbers PFE 301339, 302091, 302201

Built in April 1960, this 3,174 cubic foot mechanical reefer was used to transport frozen food from production plants to distributors and sellers. Pacific Fruit Express designated “frozen food” cars with silver roofs and black ends. Pacific Fruit Express was incorporated in 1906 and was a joint venture between Southern Pacific and Union Pacific, handling vast quantities of perishables from western growing regions to market in the east.

#993 05 580...$84.95


ACFX Christmas Graffiti
Road Number 27280

This three-bay covered hopper is designed to carry everything from grain, to plastic pellets, to dry chemicals depending on the needs of the leasee. ACFX covered hoppers can be found running in manifest freight trains all across North America.

#993 05 580...$33.90


UP® 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 are included (not shown).
UP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

This 2,000 cubic-foot capacity G-70-4 class gondola was built in 1957 and demoted to MOW service in the 1990s. Carrying railroad ties and a tie loading crane with the ability to “walk” itself from gondola to gondola, it was still being used in the late 2010s.

#993 01 890…$99.95

DODX COFC Flat Car 3-pack #2



NOW AVAILABLE!
Pre-orders were taken for this in June 2019
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.

Includes:

(4) 20’ Tall Conex Containers
(6) 20’ Potable Water Containers
(2) 20’ Tall Containers

#993 01 910...$139.95


UP® 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 are included (not shown).
UP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

This 2,000 cubic-foot capacity G-70-4 class gondola was built in 1957 and demoted to MOW service in the 1990s. Carrying railroad ties and a tie loading crane with the ability to “walk” itself from gondola to gondola, it was still being used in the late 2010s.

#993 01 890…$99.95


Norfolk & Western 4-pack
50’ Flat Car, with locomotive prime mover and generator load
Road Numbers: 300207, 300211, 300222, 300230

NOW AVAILABLE!
Pre-orders were taken for this in June 2019
*Rendering shown for representation only.

#993 00 159…$99.95


BREX Christmas Graffiti

Built in the 1960s for Burlington Refrigerator Express (BREX), a joint venture between CB&Q and FGE, this mechanical reefer was later re-lettered for Colorado Bean.

#507 44 510...$28.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS

CWE USMRR Armored 4-pack
CWE Flats w/load, CWE Box Car, CWE Caboose
Road Numbers 1607, 165, 35, Vicksburg

Accepting Pre-Orders thru November 30th
COMING MARCH 2020
Renderings shown for representation only.

Pack Includes:

(1) Conductor car
(1) Partially Armored car
(1) Flat car with two mortars
(1) Ironclad car

#993 01 980…$99.95


N de M Heavyweight 5-pack
12-1 Sleeper, Observation, Paired-Window Coach, Single-Window Coach, Baggage
Road Numbers: 2267, Primera #465, Segunda #4891, Ozuluama #222, Huamantla

Accepting Pre-Orders thru November 30th
COMING MARCH 2020
Renderings shown for representation only.

#993 01 990...$139.95


Amtrak MOW Weathered 4-pack
(2) 50’ Gondolas w/Fixed Ends (2) 43’ Rapid Discharge Hoppers
Road Numbers: 11508, 11524, 13263, 13274

Accepting Pre-Orders thru November 30th
COMING MARCH 2020
Includes aggregate and railroad tie loads.
Renderings shown for representation only.

#993 02 010...$114.95


Burlington Northern & Santa Fe 4-pack
70’ Well Car
Road Numbers: BNSF 203005, 203011, 203015, 203016

Accepting Pre-Orders thru November 30th
COMING APRIL 2020

#993 00 164…$119.95


Denver & Rio Grande Western® 4-Pack
40’ Standard Box Car, Single Door
Road Numbers: DRGW 68257, 68261, 68285, 68324

Accepting Pre-Orders thru November 30th
COMING APRIL 2020
DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

#994 00 109…$84.95



N & Z Weathered & Graffiti ‘A Year of Railbox’

Accepting Pre-Orders thru November 30th
BEGINS JANUARY 2020
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This January Micro-Trains will begin another ‘Year in Railbox’ monthly graffiti car releases in both N and Z. These weathered Railbox cars will be prototypically accurate and will ship mid-month each month between January and December 2020. Contact your dealer to reserve yours today!

This is the first series of weathered and graffiti offerings that are now available on standing order! Contact your dealer to be guaranteed each release.

All Cars...$29.95 each



Z Scale C&O® ‘Cameo’ Series

SERIES STARTS FEBRUARY
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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