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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Road Number 909471

This 89’ tri-level closed autorack is red with yellow deck and black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in the late 1960s by Pullman-Standard, this PLH10W class enclosed autorack was rebuilt with a Whitehead & Kales rack in the mid-1980s. Commonly used to this day, the design prevented vandalism and pilferage and helped to protect vehicles from the elements.

#111 00 370...$55.90



Archer Daniels Midland Company
Road Numbers 53152/53185

These 50’ airslide hoppers are grey with black lettering and run on 100-ton Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in April 1984 by General American Transportation, this 4,566 cubic-foot airslide covered hopper had a special epoxy composite lining. These cars were specifically designed for use with fine-grained commodities, like powdered sugar or flour, which could settle en-route making unloading difficult.

#098 00 101...$31.80
#098 00 102...$31.80


Canadian Pacific
Road Number 1853

This 78’ heavyweight single-window coach is maroon with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in the 1920s, this single-window coach car continued to serve until the 1960s before being retired. Founded in 1881, Canadian Pacific Railway was the first transcontinental railway in Canada, and is today one of the largest railroads in North America, owning more than 12,500 miles of track.

#160 00 080...$29.95


Great Northern
Road Number 969

This 78’ heavyweight single-window coach is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Built in the 1920s, this single-window coach car continued to serve until the 1960s before being retired. Established in 1889, Great Northern Railway was the northernmost transcontinental railway in the United States.

#160 00 020...$29.95


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™ Series
Name: Homecoming Hero

SERIES CAR #11

This 60’ Excess Height Box Car is black with modified side detail featuring Thomas Kinkade’s Homecoming Hero painting from 2009. Each car in this 12-month series will feature an amazing painting by Thomas Kinkade in vibrant color!

#102 00 811...$31.95


L. Foppiano Wine Co.
Road Number GATX 1112

WINE SERIES CAR #2

This 3-dome tank car is aluminum with black and red lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Founded in 1896 by Giovanni Foppiano, an Italian immigrant and gold prospector, Foppiano Wine survived prohibition and prospered in the 1930s. By the mid-1940s, Foppiano had become the second largest winery in northern California. Still in business today, Foppiano’s most famous wine is a Petite Sirah.

#066 00 110...$29.95


Conrail
Road Number CR 173334

This 50’ standard box car with 8’ double sliding door no roofwalk and short ladders is mineral brown with white lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built for New York Central in June 1957 for auto parts service, this double-sliding door boxcar later had its ladders cut down and roofwalk removed. Serviced in the mid-1970s and repainted for Conrail, it continued in revenue service into the 1980s.

#182 00 120...$26.70


Deep Rock
Road Number DRX 6516

This 39’ single dome tank car is black with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Founded in 1913 by H.M. Byllesby, a Chicago investment banker, Deep Rock grew in the 1920s and 30s with the purchase of several rivals. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, it was purchased by the Kerr-McGee Corporation in 1955.

#065 00 026...$28.70


Ontario Northland
Road Number ONT 5061

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This 50’ steel side, 14 panel, fixed end gondola with fishbelly sides is blue with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in the late 1960s, this Ontario Northland gondola was used for scrap loading and large industrial components. Ontario Northland is an operational enterprise of the Government of Ontario, Canada, operating passenger and freight services between Cochrane and Moosonee, Ontario.

#105 00 191...$27.80


Central New Jersey
Road Number 1521

This item is not on Standing Order
Pre-orders were taken for this in December 2019

This 50’ steel side, 14 panel, fixed end gondola with fishbelly sides is black with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. 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 00 301...$26.90


Special Offering / Regional Railroads

Central of Georgia
Road Number 21643

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

This 2,180 cubic foot capacity coal hopper was 34 feet in length. With roots going back to 1833, the Central of Georgia absorbed numerous railroads in the late 1800s and early 1900s, and by 1956 operated nearly 2,700 miles of track. Later becoming a Southern Railway subsidiary, its heritage has since been rolled into Norfolk Southern.

#055 00 570...$25.80



Special Offering / Regional Railroads

Central of Georgia
Road Numbers 1574, 1579

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LIMITED QUANTITIES!
NOW AVAILABLE!
These items are not on Standing Order

This 50’ boxcar was built in 1956 by Pullman Standard. With roots going back to 1833, the Central of Georgia absorbed numerous railroads in the late 1800s and early 1900s, and by 1956 operated nearly 2,700 miles of track. Later becoming a Southern Railway subsidiary, its heritage has since been rolled into Norfolk Southern.

#031 00 281...$27.80
#031 00 282...$27.80


CWE USMRR Armored 4-pack
Road Numbers 1607, 165, 35, Vicksburg

NOW AVAILABLE!
Pre-orders were taken for these in November 2019

Armored trains were first used by the US military during the Civil War after the U.S. Military Railroad (USMRR) was established by the United States War Department. Bunk cars were used as living and cooking quarters for rail-mobile soldiers. Some flat cars were outfitted with not only offensive mortars and defensive weapons, but heavy steel-reinforced armor.

Pack Includes:

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

#993 01 980...$99.95



Undecs

NOW AVAILABLE!

#145 00 001...$21.25...78’ Heavyweight Paired-Window Coach painted Pullman Green
#152 00 000...$16.80...26’ CWE Conductor Car
#153 00 000...$13.50...
26’ CWE Flat Car



PS 6-wheel Heavyweight Passenger Truck with central Bolster Hole

NOW AVAILABLE!
Note: This version with the centrally located bolster hole is the only 6-wheel truck compatible with the Single Window Coach Car.

PS 6-wheel heavyweight passenger truck, no coupler,
with center bolster, 36” wheels, 1 pair

#003 02 185...$6.55



Commonweath 4-wheel Heavyweight Passenger Truck

NOW AVAILABLE!
Note: This 4-wheel truck is only compatible with the Single Window Coach Car.

Commonwealth 4-wheel heavyweight passenger truck,
no coupler, 36” wheels, 1 pair

#003 02 250...$6.55


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES

MTL Z Scale 35th Anniversary
Road Number MTLX 2020

This item is not on Standing Order

This 50’ standard box car with plug door is light blue with colorful graffiti. In 1985, Micro-Trains Line introduced their first Z scale freight car. For 35 years MTL has produced highly detailed model trains, continuing the company’s high standard of excellence of American-made model railroad equipment.

#507 00 520...$27.95


Chesapeake & Ohio®
Road Numbers C&O 21299

CAMEO SERIES CAR #2

This 50’ standard box car with single door is blue with yellow triangle and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Designed for C&O’s Less-than-Carload service, this car was one of six specially painted for viewing by company stockholders in 1957, using the newly adopted Futura lettering style and featuring a yellow sill stripe to increase nighttime visibility. Ultimately, the LCL program did not have the required demand to be successful, and these cars were later painted back into standard fleet colors.

#505 00 422...$34.95



Ontario Northland
Road Number ONT 5051/5061

These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are blue with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in the late 1960s, this Ontario Northland gondola was used for scrap loading and large industrial components. Ontario Northland is an operational enterprise of the Government of Ontario, Canada, operating passenger and freight services between Cochrane and Moosonee, Ontario.

#522 00 351...$27.80
#522 00 352...$27.80



CSX®
Road Numbers 704786/704793

WITH SPOOL LOADS!

These 50’ gondolas with fishbelly sides and drop ends are black with yellow letting and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This ex-B&O 2,246 cubic-foot gondola made it onto the CSX roster in the 1980s, and continues to serve today. With a 263,000 pound capacity, it is often used for light density materials. CSX is one of the largest east coast railroads with more than 21,000 miles of track.

#522 00 241...$27.80
#522 00 242...$27.80


MID-MONTH RELEASES

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

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in November 2019

Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México, also known as NdeM, was Mexico’s government-owned railroad from 1938 until 1998, when the company was divided into four private railroads and regions. Prior to this, passenger trains were very common on NdeM and also worked in tandem with U.S. flagged railroads like Amtrak and Missouri Pacific.  

#993 01 990...$139.95



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

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
TWO BODYSTYLES AND TWO SCHEMES IN ONE 8-PACK!
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Pre-orders were taken for these in October 2019

Road Numbers 826682, 826745, 826765, 826768:
Built in 1923-1924 by ACF and three other manufacturers, these N-12G class two-bay hoppers were later painted in B&O’s post-war “13 Great States” scheme with the Kuhler-type capitol dome herald. With an 1,800 cubic-foot 100,000-pound capacity, cars from this class lasted well into the late-1950s and were often seen mixed into long coal drags pulled by powerful articulated locomotives like the B&O’s EM-1 class 2-8-8-4.

Road Numbers 327441, 327454, 327512, 327537:
Built in 1953 by ACF and two other manufacturers, these N-41 class two-bay hopper were painted in B&O’s “early billboard” scheme with large ampersand. With a 2,145 cubic-foot 100,000-pound capacity, cars from this class were often seen mixed into long coal drags pulled by powerful articulated locomotives like the B&O’s EM-1 class 2-8-8-4.

#993 00 818...$174.95



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

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in October 2019
SP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

Built in 1928, these O-50-12 class tank car were used for diesel fuel service. Belonging to a 175-car series, these cars were repainted several times between the aluminum end stripe scheme and the all-silver diesel fuel scheme. Later in the 1960s, some were re-lined and used for liquid sugar service.

#993 00 163...$119.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS

ACL Heavyweight 5-pack
Road Numbers: Arsental Tower, Poplar Terrace, Poplar Valley, 1058

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st
COMING AUGUST 2020

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Pack includes:

(2) 10-1-2 Sleeper cars
(2) 12-1 Sleeper cars
(1) Single Window Coach

#993 02 080...$149.95


CP Rail Weathered Tie Loader 3-Pack

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st
COMING JULY 2020

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*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).

#993 02 090...$99.95


Norfolk Southern 4-pack
Road Numbers 145444, 145495, 145550, 145551

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st
COMING AUGUST 2020

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100-Ton 3-bay Open Hopper w/Coal Load

#993 00 169…$99.95


Possible Releases for August and September 2020

Accepting Pre-Orders through March 31st
TARGET RELEASE AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2020
Be sure to get your pre-order in so these great cars don’t get cancelled!
Attention: these cars are not on Standing Orders! Standing orders will not apply to Z Scale products after May 2020.
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CSX®
#535 00 420....$32.95

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#535 00 430....$24.80

Norfolk Southern
#535 00 440....$29.95

Great Northern
#535 00 450....$29.95

Chesapeake & Ohio®
#535 00 460....$29.95

Northern Pacific
#535 00 470....$32.95

Union Pacific®
#535 00 480....$29.95

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

     

Micro-Trains is now an official distributor of Labelle Lubricants!

Gear Lubricant
#995 15 001...$9.69


DCC/DC Track Conditioner
#995 15 002...$12.39


Grease with PTFE
#995 15 003...$9.69


Fine oil for Z, N and small HO locomotives
#995 15 004...$9.69


Coupler Lubricant for HO, N & Z
#995 15 005...$9.69


Micro-Fine powder with PTFE
#995 15 006...$9.69


Lube Kit for N & Z
#995 15 007...$28.98