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  MICRO-TRAINS - N SCALE NEW RELEASES


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Burlington Northern/ex-CB&Q
Road Number BN 453688

CSX® FAMILY TREE SERIES #11

This 3-bay covered hopper with Barber Roller Bearing trucks was built in April 1967 by American Car & Foundry for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. In 1970, CB&Q, SP&S, GN, and NP merged to form Burlington Northern, and this 3-bay Centerflow covered hopper was repainted into BN Green. Burlington Northern continued to operate until 1996, when it merged with ATSF to form BNSF.

#094 44 770...$36.95


Southern Pacific®
Road Number SP 319

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

This 34' wood-sheathed caboose with Bettendorf trucks was built in 1929 and featured a slanted cupola. The 50 cars built were placed into a random number series of over 600 cars. They were used through the late 1950s. Southern Pacific was a Class 1 railroad from 1865 until 1996, when it was absorbed by Union Pacific after falling on hard times financially in the 1970s and 1980s.

#050 00 240...$33.95


Penn Central
Road Number PC 252455

Pennsylvania Railroad rebuilt 40’ boxcars in the late 1950s to extend their service life amid a boxcar shortage. Later, after being merged into Penn Central, they received new PC green paint in the late 1960s. This car was outfitted with a variation of the Penn Central logo, in white and red paint, with Bettendorf trucks. Penn Central was formed through the merger of Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central, and operated until 1976 when it was rolled into Conrail Corporation.

#024 00 520...$28.90



BKTY
Road Numbers BKTY 151068/151172

Built in 1977 by FMC for Hartford & Slocomb Railroad, these 50’ boxcars with Barber Roller Bearing trucks were later operated by the New Orleans Public Belt. Eventually, Union Pacific received the cars and painted them in their boxcar red scheme, with ex-Missouri-Kansas-Texas “BKTY” reporting mark and GATX lettering.

#025 00 226...$29.95
#025 00 227...$29.95


Railroad Magazine
September 1938 “The Old One Spot”

‘YEARS GONE BY’ SERIES CAR #7
Pre-orders were taken for these in October 2021

Founded in 1906, Railroad Magazine was the first, and one of the most popular railroad pulp publications, containing first-hand railroad stories and informative articles. It was published until 1979 when it merged with Railfan Magazine to form Railfan & Railroad, now owned by White River Productions. This 40’ Hy-Cube runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks.

#101 00 886...$27.95


Western Pacific®
Road Number WP 11796

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

Built in April of 1967, this three-bay ACF Centerflow covered hopper with Barber Roller Bearing trucks belonged to an order of 50 cars. Western Pacific used the cars to ship minerals such as potash, salt, and phosphates, along with some grains. Western Pacific was a Class 1 Railroad formed in 1903 in order to offer another rail option to the established Utah routes of the Southern Pacific. WP was acquired in 1982 by Union Pacific Railroad.

#093 00 180...$33.90


Northern Pacific
Road Number NP 100431

Built in 1912, this 40’ boxcar with Archbar trucks was used in automobile service for Northern Pacific Railway. Northern Pacific was a Class 1 Railroad formed in 1864, and eventually acquired in 1970 by Burlington Northern Railroad through mergers, which went on to merge with Santa Fe becoming BNSF.

#041 00 070...$23.95


Baltimore & Ohio®
Road Number B&O 463529

This 40’ boxcar with Bettendorf trucks was built in the 1940s and rebuilt in the late 1960s by Chicago Freight Car Company. Baltimore & Ohio was the oldest common carrier railroad in the United States, founded in 1830. After numerous mergers, it became a part of CSX Transportation, where its heritage lives on today.

#024 00 530...$28.90


Milwaukee Road 4-Pack
Road Numbers MILW 93012, 93045, 93068, 93085

Pre-orders were taken for these in March 2022.
Packaged with foam family nest.

These GS-class 40’ drop-bottom gondolas with Bettendorf trucks were used in wood chip service, some cars receiving upgrades and wooden side extensions to extend the cubic capacity of the lightweight load. The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, commonly known as the Milwaukee Road, and was a Class I railroad that operated from 1847 till 1986, before being rolled into the Soo Line Railroad.

#993 00 190...$119.95


MICRO-TRAINS - Z SCALE NEW RELEASES


Railroad Magazine
September 1938 “The Old One Spot”

‘YEARS GONE BY’ SERIES CAR #7
Pre-orders were taken for these in October 2021

Founded in 1906, Railroad Magazine was the first, and one of the most popular railroad pulp publications, containing first-hand railroad stories and informative articles. It was published until 1979 when it merged with Railfan Magazine to form Railfan & Railroad, now owned by White River Productions. This 40’ boxcar runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks.

#502 00 646...$27.95


MID-MONTH RELEASES


TTX v1 #3
Road Number TBOX 665148

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
REPRINT
Pre-orders were taken for these in January 2021
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Built by National Steel Car in early 2003 for Railbox, a TTX subsidiary, this 286,000-pound capacity, 60’ rib-side high-cube boxcar with Barber Roller Bearing trucks features double-plug doors and belongs to a series of 500 cars. Commonly called “TBOX cars” in reference to the reporting mark, they have a 7,538 cubic-foot capacity and can be found in trains hauling general freight all-across North America.

#123 53 011...$44.98



Wicked Night Flyer Halloween Train Set

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
With Glowing Witch’s Cauldron!
Multimedia load kit includes cauldron with LED bulb.
Packaged with foam family nest
Pre-ordered in May 2022
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Things that go bump in the night. Weird feelings. Hair that stands on end. The landscape is shrouded in fog and mystery, but something is out there. Something nefarious. It’s the Wicked Night Flyer, and it stops for no one!

#993 21 385...$229.95


Medford, Talent & Lakecreek Reefer 4-Pack
Road Numbers 5875, 5888, 5897, 5898

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in February 2022
Packaged with foam family nest

Built by Medford, Talent & Lakecreek in 1926, this car served various orchards and fruitpackers around the Rogue Valley. The Medford, Talent & Lakecreek Railroad was established in 1918 to serve the communities throughout Oregon’s Rogue Valley, helping move commodities to the Southern Pacific interchanges. The success of the modest shortline revolved around serving various agricultural, timber, and manufacturing industries, as well as some passenger and tourist traffic in the region.

#993 21 384…$115.95




Burlington Northern
Road Numbers BN 64306A/64306B

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in June 2021

Built in the 1990s, these 64228-64327 series Burlington Northern 70’ well cars with Roller Bearing trucks accommodated containers up to 48’ in length in the bottom well position. The Husky-Stack® well car was first introduced in 1990 at the International Intermodal Expo in Atlanta, GA.

#540 00 023...$29.90
#540 00 024...$29.90




Southern Pacific®
Road Numbers SP 513400A/513400B

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in June 2021
SP® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

Built in 1992, these 513390-513419 series Southern Pacific 70’ well cars with Roller Bearing trucks accommodated containers up to 48’ in length in the bottom well position. The Husky-Stack® well car was first introduced in 1990 at the International Intermodal Expo in Atlanta, GA.

#540 00 043...$29.90
#540 00 044...$29.90




BNSF
Road Numbers BNSF 240709A/240709B

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in June 2021

Built in the 1990s, these 240300-240879 series Burlington Northern Santa Fe 70’ well cars with roller bearing trucks accommodated containers up to 48’ in length in the bottom well position. The Husky-Stack® well car was first introduced in 1990 at the International Intermodal Expo in Atlanta, GA.

#540 00 061...$29.90
#540 00 062...$29.90



BNSF/ex-Procor Weathered 4-Pack
Road Numbers BN 545705, 545707, 545709, 545711

AVAILABLE MID-MONTH
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Pre-orders were taken for these in March 2022
Packaged with foam family nest

These 60’ bulkhead flatcars with Barber Roller Bearing trucks were designed to allow faster, more efficient loading of outsized and stacked materials. The bulkheads keep the loads from shifting in transit and found favor with the lumber industry transporting finished wood products nation wide.

994 05 282...$149.95


NEW PRE-ORDERS


Baltimore & Ohio® Cement Hopper 2-Pack
Road Numbers 287024/287039

COMING FEBRUARY 2023
Accepting Pre-Orders through September 30th
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Multimedia Hatches, Chutes, and Vents come unassembled.

40’ Outside Braced Boxcar

#993 02 210...$59.95...Packaged with foam family nest
#983 02 210...$68.95...Packaged with jewel cases



BNSF Gondola 4-Pack
Road Numbers 512308, 512311, 512326, 512356

COMING FEBRUARY 2023
Accepting Pre-Orders through September 30th
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50’ Steel Side Gondola Car

#993 00 198...$109.95...Packaged with foam family nest
#983 00 198...$124.95...Packaged with jewel cases


H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds Victory Day Celebration Train

COMING FEBRUARY 2023
Accepting Pre-Orders through September 30th
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Available in N and Z Scale

Series will include:

- Six 40’ Double-sheathed wood boxcars
- Three 70' Flat Car

Car Pricing Range: $26.95 - $28.95


CSX® Ortner Hopper Weathered 3-Pack - Black Scheme

COMING FEBRUARY 2023
Accepting Pre-Orders through September 30th
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Packaged with jewel cases

43’ Rapid Discharge Hopper Car 3-Pack

#983 02 209...$109.95


CSX® Ortner Hopper Weathered 3-Pack - Gray Scheme

COMING FEBRUARY 2023
Accepting Pre-Orders through September 30th
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Packaged with jewel cases

43’ Rapid Discharge Hopper Car 3-Pack

#983 02 208...$109.95