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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES


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Without Interior Light

Venus
Road Name: The Morning Star

Solar System Series!

These 60’ excess height box cars with modified sides are black with brown sides and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Venus is the second planet from the Sun and similar in size to Earth. Venus has a very dense and acidic CO2 atmosphere driving a powerful greenhouse effect. The daytime temperature can reach over 900°F.

#102 00 832...$36.95...With Interior Light
#102 02 832...$27.95...Without Interior Light


#499 45 910...$7.95...Magnetic Wand - Sold Separately


Norfolk & Western
Road Number NW1671

This 78’ heavyweight single-window coach is maroon with buff lettering and runs on 6-wheel heavyweight passenger car trucks. Built in May 1918 by Bethlehem Steel, this car belonged to a series of 74 cars. It was used by Norfolk & Western in revenue service until 1964 when it was sold to Pennsylvania Railroad. Norfolk & Western was a Class 1 railroad which operated on the east coast from 1838 till 1982. It then combined with Southern Railway to form Norfolk Southern.

#160 00 180...$32.90


Rock Island
Road Number ROCX 15100

This 100-ton 3-bay open hopper with rib sides and coal load is black with white letting and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Several hundred of these cars were built in the late 1950s and refurbished en-masse in the mid to late 1970s, and were painted in various iterations of the Rock Island paint scheme. This car was lettered for the Rock Island Improvement Company, a private owner/lessor founded to continue some operations after Rock Island entered bankruptcy.

#108 00 400...$26.90


Erie
Road Number ERIE 2280

This 78’ heavyweight single-window coach is pullman green with gold lettering and runs on 6-wheel heavyweight passenger trucks. Built in the 1910s, this car was used by Erie Railroad in revenue service until the mid-1960s before being retired. Erie Railroad was founded in 1832 and originally connected New York with New Jersey. Through mergers, it became Erie Lackawanna Railroad in 1960 and grew westward. It was ultimately rolled into Conrail in 1976.

#160 00 140...$29.95


Pirrone & Sons
Road Number SHPX 4024

GRAPE-TO-GLASS SERIES #6

This 39’ single dome tank car is aluminum with black belly and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Built by American Car & Foundry in May 1937 for Shippers Car Line, and leased for Pirrone & Sons California Wines, this car belonged to a 5-car series. Pirrone & Sons was founded by Frank Pirrone, Jr, who purchased vineyards in Salida, California in 1919, originally as a grape supplier, and entered the wine producing business in 1936.

#065 00 066...$29.95


New York Central
Road Number NYC 78777

This 50’ standard box car with plug door is green with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in August 1964, this boxcar also featured a cushioned underframe. Used to transport fragile and temperature sensitive products, they were used through the 1970s before being repainted or retired. New York Central was a large Class 1 railroad founded in 1853, with over 11,000 miles of track in eight Eastern states.

#032 00 520...$26.90


Northern Pacific
Road Number NP 1213

This 50’ standard box car with 10’ single door no roofwalk and short ladders is green with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. Northern Pacific operated from 1864 to 1970, and ran a nearly 7,000 mile network across the northern United States. NP merged with other lines in 1970s to form Burlington Northern, which is now BNSF.

#180 00 180...$26.90


Conrail
Road Number 888635

This 3-bay covered hopper, with elongated hatches is brown with white lettering and runs on Barber Rollering Bearing trucks. Built in 1966 by American Car & Foundry for Pennsylvania Railroad, this car soon found its way through several mergers of Penn Central, and later Conrail, where it became part of a 177-car series. This car was used exclusively for grain loading.

#094 00 630...$29.80


TTX (vers. 1) 3-Pack
Road Numbers 665118, 665138, 665141

COMING AUGUST!
Pre-orders were taken for these in April 2019
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National Steel Car company was one of three manufacturers enlisted by Trailer Train Company to build their new fleet of 60’ excess height boxcars in 2003. These heavy-duty cars featured double plug doors giving the customer a 12’ opening to easily load everything from paper products, appliances to consumables. Referred to as “Super Duty” cars, they join the growing fleet of “Plate F” cars providing higher capacities for shippers looking to streamline their deliveries. Our model will feature fine mold detail and micro-fine printing, separate end ladders and brake rod detail, etched-metal brake platforms and painted underframe. The car will also have correct ride height with body-mounted couplers and all-new 36” metal wheels!

TTX (vers. 1) 3-pack
#993 01 840...$119.95


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES


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Chesapeake & Ohio®
Road Number C&O 21457

CAMEO SERIES CAR #4

This 50’ standard box car with single door is blue with yellow bands 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 00 425..$34.95



New York Central
Road Number NYC 48260/48264

These items are not on Standing Orders
Pre-orders were taken for this in January 2020

These 50’ rib side box cars with plug door and no roofwalk are green with white lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1966 for New York Central Railroad, this car featured a cushioned underframe and DFB loaders. New York Central was founded in 1853 and continued until the merger with Pennsylvania Railroad in 1968 to form Penn Central.

#511 00 281...$25.90
#511 00 282...$25.90



Denver & Rio Grande Western®
Road Number DRGW 50638/50641

These items are not on Standing Orders
Pre-orders were taken for this in January 2020
DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

These 50’ rib side box cars with plug door and no roofwalk are orange with black lettering and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in May 1966 and leased to the Denver & Rio Grande Western, these insulated cars featured cushioned underframes as well as load dividers. The D&RGW was a transcontinental line with the slogan “Main line through the Rockies,” with the highest rail line in the United States at over 10,000 feet.

#511 00 291...$29.90
#511 00 292...$29.90


MID-MONTH RELEASES

Pennsylvania Railroad Runner Pack
Road Numbers 374256, 374779, 374801, 374876

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
Pre-orders were taken for this in February 2020
Rendering shown for representation only.
All loads are resin

50’ Gondola, Fishbelly Side, Drop Ends with Spool Loads

#993 00 168…$94.95




Scale Test Cars
Road Numbers 2040, 2046, 2051, 2059

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
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UP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.
Pre-orders were taken for this in January 2020

#121 00 110 ... $16.95 ... CSX®
#121 00 120 ... $16.95 ... Chessie/C&O®
#121 00 130 ... $17.95 ... Milwaukee Road
#121 00 140 ... $15.95 ... CP Rail
#121 00 150 ... $14.95 ... Pennsylvania
#121 00 160 ... $14.95 ... Union Pacific®
#121 00 170 ... $14.95 ... D&RGW®


CP Rail Weathered Tie Loader 3-Pack

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
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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).
Pre-orders were taken for these in March 2020

#993 02 090...$99.95


Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light™
Road Numbers 1958

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

#987 01 808...$124.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS

CSX® Gondola Runner Pack
Road Numbers 475235, 475239, 475274, 475275

Accepting Pre-Orders through July 31st
COMING DECEMBER 2020
WITH COIL COVER
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Covers are resin and will come painted with printing as shown and installed.

50’ Gondola w/ coil cover

#993 00 173…$109.95


Santa’s Off-The-Rail Express Set

Accepting Pre-Orders through July 31st
COMING OCTOBER 2020
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This year’s Christmas train set depicts Santa making his annual delivery, however you’ll see on the other side of each car that his night on Christmas Eve did not quite go according to plan. The train consists of a dark blue FT locomotive and caboose, and three silver and red modified 40’ Hi-Cube box cars with different artwork on each side. Contact your dealer to order.

#993 21 340...$229.95


Camo Humvee® Vehicle 2-packs

Accepting Pre-Orders through July 31st
COMING NOVEMBER 2020
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Need more Humvee® vehicles on your military consist or layout? You can now get our N scale Humvee separately as a decorated, partially assembled vehicle! These decorated vehicles will come decorated in the Desert Camo and Woodland Camo schemes and will included printed headlights and taillights. The interior window, shell and underframe will be assembled together, however the extra wheel, snorkel and etched-metal pieces will not come installed. The etched-metal pieces will come painted. Specific assembly instructions and recommendations are available on the ‘How To’ page at Micro-Trains.com.

#499 45 953...$34.95...Desert Camo Humvee® Vehicle 2-pack
#499 45 954...$34.95...Woodland Camo Humvee® Vehicle 2-pack

©2020 AM General LLC. HUMVEE and the HUMVEE military trade dress are registered trademarks of AM General LLC and used under license.

CWE Union Pacific® Log Car 5-pack

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH!
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All loads are resin
Pre-orders were taken for these in February 2020

Includes 4 log loads and 1 steam donkey

#993 02 070...$119.95


Z Scale Regular Release Pre-Order

Accepting Pre-Orders through July 31st
TARGET RELEASE DECEMBER / JANUARY
Be sure to get your pre-order in so these great cars don’t get cancelled!
UP®, WP® & SP® area registered trademarks of the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Western Pacific® w/RR Tie Load
#522 00 361...$25.95
#522 00 362...$25.95



Southern w/RR Tie Load
#522 00 371...$24.95
#522 00 372...$24.95



Union Pacific® w/RR Tie Load
#522 00 381...$24.95
#522 00 382...$24.95



Pennsylvania w/RR Tie Load
#522 00 391...$24.95
#522 00 392...$24.95