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Micro-Trains - September Weathered/Graffiti Items - 2022-09-15

Micro-Trains has announced their September weathered/graffiti items. There is a 2-pack of CITX Halloween Graffiti 3-Bay Covered Hoppers with elongated hatches and a 4-pack of ADM 3-Bay Covered Hoppers. Both sets come in Family Foam nests or Jewel cases.

 

McMillan Publishing - 2023 Calendars - 2022-09-12
The McMillan 2023 Calendars are on their way to us. They are coming in Norfolk Southern, Rio Grande, Santa Fe, Union Pacific, BNSF, and CSX.

 

Kato - GE ES44AC/DC Locomotives - 2022-09-12
Kato has announced a new run of their GE ES44s with new road numbers. They are coming in CSX, CN, BNSF, CP, UP, and FEC. They are coming in DC, DCC and Sound. There are two road numbers for each paint scheme. The Best Price Deadline is September 28th 2022 and the ETA is from January 2023 through July 2023.

 

Atlas - 53ft 3-platform and 5-platform Spine Cars - 2022-09-10
Atlas' TTX 53ft 3-platform and  5-platform spine cars have finally arrived.  We have a few extras left in stock.

 

Athearn - 40ft Low Cube Containers - 2022-09-03
Athearn has announced a new release of their 40ft Low Cube Containers in 3-packs. They are coming in Textainier, Capital, Ocean Network Express, Mobile Modular, and Herc Rentals. The Best Price Deadline is September 28th 2022 and the ETA is October 2023.

 

Athearn - PS-2 2600 Covered Hoppers - 2022-09-03
Athearn has announced a new release of their PS-2 2600 Covered Hoppers. They are coming in Burlington Nothern, Baltimore & Ohio, Chicago North Western, Detriot Toledo & Ironton, Missouri-Kansas-Texas, and Winchester & Western. The Best Price Deadline is September 28th 2022 and the ETA is October 2023.

 

Athearn - 52ft Mill Gondola - 2022-09-03
Athearn has announced a new release of their 52ft Mill Gondolas and they have been re-tooled. They are coming in RailGon, Chesapeake & Ohio, Conrail, Rio Grande, Frisco and Norfolk Southern. The Best Price Deadline is September 28th 2022 and the ETA is October 2023.

 

Athearn - 30k Gallon Ethanol Tank Cars - 2022-09-03
Athearn has announced a new release of their 30,000 Gallon Ethanol Tank Cars. They are coming in a single and three 3-packs for each paint scheme. They are coming in Midwest Ethanol Transport, Archer Daniels Midland, Abengoa Bioenergy, Union Tank Car, CHS, and CTCX. The Best Price Deadline is September 28th 2022 and the ETA is October 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - September Items - 2022-09-01
Micro-Trains has announced their September items.  The new items for the month are a SP 34' Wood-Sheathed Caboose, a PC 40' Box Car, two BKTY 50' Box Cars, a NP 40' Box Car, a B&O 40' Box Car, and a WP Centerflow Covered Hopper. The series car is the 7th Railroad Magazine Car (September 1938 - The Old One Spot and the 1st BNSF Family Tree Series (BN/x-CB&Q). The pre-orders are 2-pack of B&O Cement Hopper and a 4-pack of BNSF 50' Gondolas. Both of these runner packs come in both Jewel Cases and Family Foam. There are two CSX Ortner Hopper 3-packs (weathered) in the black scheme and the gray scheme. Both of the CSX Ortner Hopper 3-packs are only coming in Jewel Cases.

The new series has been announced - The War of the Worlds Victory Day Celebration Train. The series will start in March 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - August Weathered/Graffiti Items - 2022-08-18
Micro-Trains has announced their August weathered/graffiti items.  There is a single GN 50' Airslide Hopper, a 2-pack of CN 40' Box Cars, a 2-pack of Milwaukee Road 50' Airslide Hoppers, and a 3-pack of Santa Fe 50' Box Cars.  All of them are weathered and the CN 2-pack has graffiti. The multi-packs come in either Family Foam or in Jewel Cases.

 

Rapido - Flexi-Flo Hoppers - 2022-08-13
Rapido has announced a new release of a new car a Flexi-Flo Hopper.  They are coming in 6-packs mainly with a three pack and two two packs. You can also order a random car from either the 6-packs or the 3-packs. The Flexi-Flo is coming in the early model or the late model. They are coming in FMC Chemicals, NYC, PC, CR, MDTX, and NAHX/Lafarge. The Best Price Deadline is August 29th 2022 and the ETA is July 2023.

 

Kato - Siemens ALC-42 Locomotives and Set - 2022-08-10
Kato USA has announced a new locomotive an Siemens ALC-42. They are coming in two different schemes Day One and Phase VI, as well as a Phase VI starter set that includes a sleeper, coach-baggage, and a coach.  The Phase VI road scheme comes in three different road numbers and the starter set is in the Phase VI scheme with a different road as well. They will come straight DC, DCC and with Sound. The Best Price Deadline is August 28th 2022 and the ETA is December 2022 through May 2023. We have also added the Kato lighting set to the catalog because the locomotive can be lit up to show the clear engine compartment. We will send the lighting kit with the locomotive or set.

 

Athearn - 50ft NACC Box Cars - 2022-07-30
Athearn has announced a new release of their 50ft NACC Box Cars. They are coming in D&H, Hamm's, Dresser Maocobar, Alumax, CNJ, and Penguin Ginger Ale. Each paint scheme has three road numbers. The Best Price Deadline is August 24th 2022 and the ETA is September 2023.

 

Athearn - Intercity Buses - 2022-07-30
Athearn has announced a new release of their Intercity Buses. They are coming in teal and cream, Pacific Electric, Utah Parks, Band on Tour, Bus for Sale, and Fred Harvey Bus Line. The Best Price Deadline is August 24th 2022 and the ETA is September 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - August Items - 2022-07-29
Micro-Trains has announced their August items. 
In the regular releases there are: CSX 60' Box Car, a C&O 50' Box Car, a CB&Q 40' Box car, a ATSF 40' Box car, and a UP 60' Excess Height Box car. There are a GTW 50' Airslide Covered Hopper. The #11 CSX Family Tree series is here as well as the #6 Railroad Magazine series.

There are two Providence & Worcester 89' Flat Cars that are not on any standing order as well as a Pressure Vessel Load 2-pack. They are also re-released the pole loads again if you need more.

For pre-orders there is a Virginian Passenger Car 5-pack, a Norfolk & Western 33' Twin Bay Hopper 4-pack, and a Southern Pacific Air Repeater 2-pack.  All the pre-orders coming in either Family Foam or Jewel Cases.

In addition there are two new replacement parts for Steel box cars; 499 55 906 40' Cored-thru Steel Roofwalks and 499 55 911 50' Cored-thru Steel Roofwalks. Both are 12-packs.

 

Micro-Trains - Weathered July Items - 2022-07-14
Micro-Trains has announced their July items. There are two weathered single items. Both are 60' Excess Height Box Cars in PC and UP; There are also two 2-packs that are coming in Family Foam or Jewel Cases. There is a 2-pack of FGE 40' Steel Ice Reefer and a 2-pack of CNW 50' Steel Side Gondolas. They are both weathered 2-packs.

 

Kato - Amtrak Sets - 2022-07-13
Unfortunately, Kato has decided NOT to produce 106-3519s and 3520s.  We just wanted to inform you that they will not be produced.. They have decided to try another configuration that they will announce in August.  If you had these on order, we sent you a private e-mail that they have been cancelled.

 

Classic Metal Works - Four New Vehicles Available - 2022-07-09

Classic Metal Works has four new vehicle packs on the way to our shop. There are two 1975 Buick Estate Wagons (Dark Green and Bittersweet) and two 1954 Ford Tractors with Tank Trailers (Gulf Oil and Texaco.)

 

Athearn - PS-2 2893 Covered Hoppers - 2022-07-02

Athearn has announced a new release of their PS-2 2893 Covered Hoppers. They are coming in Chessis, CB&Q, Grupo Cementos Mexicanos, MILW, SP and Cotton Belt. The Best Price Deadline is July 27th 2022 and the ETA is August 2023.

 

Athearn - ACF 2970 Covered Hoppers - 2022-07-02

Athearn has announced a new release of their ACF 2970 Covered Hoppers. They have upgraded the mold to meet Genesis features. They are coming in CSX, ACF Leasing, BN, CB&Q, Corning Glass Works, and MP. They are coming in singles and 3-packs. The Best Price Deadline is July 27th 2022 and the ETA is August 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - July Items - 2022-07-01

Micro-Trains has announced their July items. The 10th CSX Family Tree Series ( x-Conrail Gondola) and the 5th Railroad Magazine (July 1946 - After the Show) are the two series cars. There are two GATC 50' 2-Bay Airslide Hoppers, two 50' box cars (NYC and PRR) and three 40' box cars (BN, NP, and C&O).

 

There is a load for 105s gondolas of ties that is not on any standing order.

 

There is lots of pre-orders this month. There are three new Christmas Around the World cars to add to the 2021 Christmas train (Taipei/Tokyo, Dubai/Barcelona, London/San Francisco.) There are four new Medford, Talent & Lakecreek Freelance RR cars - two 40' box cars, a 33' twin bay hopper and a 3-dome tank car. They are also have a Official Collector's box cor the MT&L RR.

 

There are Distinguished Service Cross Medal box cars for the different branches and the Bronze star box cars.

 

There is a new body style: PS-2 2-Bay Covered Hopper that has two Great Northern cars and has two Western Pacific cars. These are coming one a month starting in Ocotober 2022 through January 2023.

 

There is also a C&NW 40' DD Boxcar without Roofwalk that is coming in October.

 

Atlas - NE-6 Cabooses - 2022-06-20

Atlas has announced new release of their NE-6 Cabooses. They are coming in Chicago, West PUllman and Southern Monangahela, Morristown and Erie, NH, Pittsubrg and Shawmut, Nickel Plate Road, and Susquehanna. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - 3500 Dry-Flo Covered Hoppers - 2022-06-19

Atlas has announced new release of their 3500 Dry-Flo Covered Hoppers. They are coming in Bakelite Plastics, Petrothene UCI, SF, Wisconsin Southern, and WR Grace. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - 20,700 Gallon Tank Cars - 2022-06-19

Atlas has announced new release of their 20,700 Gallon Tank Cars. They are coming in Calumet Refining Co, CF Industries, Eastman Chemical, Mobay Chemicals, Ozone Waters, Standard Chlorine of Delaware, Union Pacific, and Pemex. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - 50' Precision Design Box Cars - 2022-06-19

Atlas has announced new release of their 50' Precision Design Box Cars. They are coming in Conrail, UP, UP/x-RI, BNSF, CN, C&NW, MRL, and RI. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - 45' Logging Flat Cars - 2022-06-19

Atlas has announced new release of their 45' Logging Flat Car. They are coming in Boise Cascade/MOW, Ontario Northland, Weyerhaeuser, British Columbia, Burlington Northern, Great Northern, Milwaukee Road, and Northern Pacific. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - B36-7 Locomotives - 2022-06-18

Atlas has announced new B36-7 Locomotives with and without sound. They are coming only in BC Rail. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - B30-7 Locomotives - 2022-06-18

Atlas has announced a new release of their B30-7 Locomotives with and without sound. They are coming in Chessie System, and Southern Pacific. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - B23-7 Locomotives - 2022-06-18

Atlas has announced a new release of their B23-7 Locomotives with and without sound. They are coming in Conrail (2 different paint schemes), Finger Lakes Railway, Minnesota Commercial, Santa Fe, and Southern. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - RS-4/5 Locomotives - 2022-06-18

Atlas has announced a new release of their RS-4/5 Locomotives with and without sound. They are coming in Jersey Central, Santa Fe, and Chicago & North Western. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Atlas - RS-3 Locomotives - 2022-06-18

Atlas has announced a new release of their RS-3 Locomotives with and without sound. They are coming in BC Rail, NH, D&H, EL, PRR, BN, and L&N. The Best Price Deadline is August 15th 2022 and the ETA is the 2nd Quarter of 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - June Weathered sets - 2022-06-16

Micro-Trains has announced their June weathered items. There are two 2-packs a CSX/x-Chessie 50' Airslide Hopper and a L&N 40' Single Door Box Cars.  Both sets are coming in both Family Foam nest or Jewel Cases.

 

Rapido Trains - Rohr Turboliner Train Sets - 2022-06-15

Rapido Trains has announced  the Rohr Turboliner Train Sets and single coaches and coach/snack bars. They are coming with and without sound in Phase III/Early, Phase III/Late and Phase V.  The exact delivery date has not been announced. 

 

Woodland Scenics - Traffic Lights - 2022-06-07

Woodland Scenics has announced traffic lights. They are coming in pedestal, suspended flashing, and Last-arm styles.  The exact delivery date has not been announced.  However, pre-order them now to be the first to add them to your layout.

 

Micro-Trains Line - June Items - 2022-05-31

Micro-Trains June releases include two BNSF three-bay ACF covered hoppers, two UP BI 50-3 Class 50' plug door box cars, two 61' bulkhead flat cars (Montana Rail Link and Cotton Belt), and a Baltimore & Ohio 50' B-74A class plug door box car.  The #9 in the CSX Family Tree Series is here as well as #4 in the Years Gone By Railroad Magazine series.

 

There are two box cars that are not on any standing order that are also available this month-- a Ukraine Tribute Car and a Micro-Mouse Independence Day car. There is also a load that isn't on any standing order sides/floor for 61' Bulkhead Flat Cars.

 

The Pre-orders are a CP 89' Tri-level Autorack, three Pullman-Standard Milestone cars (85,000th, 75,000th, and 1,000,000th freight car), as well as a Wheeling & Lake Erie 4-pack of 100-Ton 3-Bay Hoppers. The runner pack is available in both family foam nest or jewel cases.

 

Athearn - New Tooling - Genesis 13k Acid Tank Cars - 2022-05-27

Athearn has announced new Genesis tooling in N Scale a 13k Acid Tank Car. They are coming in Grupo Mexico, GE Rail Services, Procor (two schemes), and Union Tank Car (two schemes.) There are three cars for each paint scheme as well as a three pack. The Best Price Deadline is June 22nd 2022 and the ETA is July 2023.

 

Athearn - 40ft Pfaudler Milk Cars - 2022-05-27

Athearn has announced a new release of their 40ft Pfaudler Milk Cars. They are coming in C&NW, Pfaudler, Reid Ice Cream, Alderney Dairy, and Merkle. There are three cars for each paint scheme. The Best Price Deadline is June 22nd 2022 and the ETA is July 2023.

 

Kato - New Phase VI Superliner 4-Car Sets - 2022-05-16

Kato has announced new numbers on their Phase VI Superliner 4-car sets. They are coming with and without interior lights. The Best Price Deadline is June 4th 2022 and the ETA is December 2022. THIS RUN HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY KATO.

 

Atlas - Ukraine Relief Car - 2022-05-16

Atlas has announced an Ukraine Relief Box Car.  Atlas will donate all profits from the sale of these cars to Ukrainian refugee relief organizations. The Best Price Deadline is June 6th 2022 and the ETA is December 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - May Weathered Runner Packs - 2022-05-14

Micro-Trains has announced two runner packs for May; a weathered only SCL/x-FGE 50' Box Car 2-pack and a weathered/graffiti KCS 50' Box Car 3-pack. For the first time they will come in two choices, with jewel box cases or packed in Family Foam. Here is the official statement from Micro-Trains.

Position Statement Regarding Family Foam Nests
Due to supply chain issues and cost increases Micro-Trains made an effort to keep prices down by packaging our multi-packs in family foam nests. However, Micro-Trains has had some customers who would prefer to have a price increase to receive the jewel cases. Micro-Trains is giving customers the opportunity to choose what packaging they would like to purchase.

 

Athearn - Newly Re-tooled Bethgon Coalporters - 2022-05-05

Athearn has announced a new release of their newly re-tooled Bethgon Coalporters with loads. They are coming in BN, BNSF, Conrail, CSX, UP, and Data Only, They are only coming in 5-packs. All of the paint scemes are coming in three 5-packs, except for the Data Only (Silver) 5-pack. The Best Price Deadline is May 25th 2022 and the ETA is June 2023.

 

Woodland Scenics - New Toy & Hobby Junction Structure - 2022-05-05

Woodland Scenics has announced a new Built-up lighted structure-Toy & Hobby Junction,  We don't have an exact date yet when they will be available but we are thinking the end of September 2022. Please note that the planes suspended on the interior picture are NOT available in the N Scale version,

 

Micro-Trains - May 2022 Items - 2022-05-02

Micro-Trains has announced their May items as well as their May pre-orders. There are six box cars (SF, CN, SOU, PC, the RR Magazine Series #3 and the CSX Family Series #8.) There are also two Bulkhead Flat Cars (MILW and Chessie/B&O.)

The Pre-orders are the 2022 Halloween Train Set 'Wicked Night Flyer' which has a glowing cauldron ( it should arrive in September). All of the other pre-orders are slated for November 2022 - A GNSF 50' Rib Side Box Car 4-pack and two TTX 89' Flat Car 2-pks and a Truck Frame Load and a Car Frame Load for the Flat Cars.

 

Atlas - 2022 Halloween Box Car - 2022-04-15

Atlas has announced their 2022 Halloween Box Car. The Best Price Deadline is May 9th 2022 and the ETA is September 2022.

 

Wheels of Time - 53'6" Welded Fish Belly Flat Cars - 2022-04-15

Wheels of Time has announced a new release of their 53' 6" Welded Fish Belly Flat Cars. They are coming in B&M, BN, CN, Conrail, SP, UP, WM, and WP.  Some roads have multiple paint schemes. The Best Price Deadline is May 4th 2022 and the ETA is Spring 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - April Weathered Items - 2022-04-14

Micro-Trains has announced their April weathered items. There is Ferrocarril del Pacifico 40' Despatch Stock Car 2-pack (weathered only) and a Texas, Oklahoma and Eastern 61' Bulkhead Flat car 3-pack (weathered only.)

 

Bluford Shops - 70 Ton 3-Bay Offset Side Hoppers - 2022-04-14

Bluford Shops has announced a release of 70 ton 3-Bay Offset Side Hopeprs. They are coming in SF, CN, B&O, CB&Q, C&NW, IC, KCS, MP, MP/MI, ON, ON/C&O, P&LE, Pere Marquette, and SP/T&NO. There are from three to six cars in each paint scheme. The Best Price Deadline is June 4th 2022 and the ETA is June 2023.

 

Broadway Limited - Y6 2-8-8-2 Locomotives - 2022-04-08

Broadway Limited has announced a new release of their Y6 2-8-8-2 Locomotives. They are coming in Norfolk & Western and Unlettered. There are two fantasy schemes (1960s Blue and Maroon). They all have Paragon4 Sound.  The Best Price Deadline is April 28th 2022 and the ETA is October 2022.

 

Broadway Limited - T1 4-8-4 Locomotives - 2022-04-07

Broadway Limited has announced a new release of their T1 Northern 4-8-4 Locomotives. They are coming in two fantasy schemes (Christmas and Independence Day) and two Reading Schmes (In Service Version and Iron Horse Rambles), Chessie Steam Special, 1976 American Freedom Train, RBMN Blue Mountain & Reading, and D&H Centennial. All locomotives come with Paragon4 Sound. The Best Price Deadline is April 28th 2022 and the ETA is December 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - April 2022 Items - 2022-03-31

Micro-Trains has announced their April 2022 items. There is a DRGW April Fools car (not on a standing order), a UP RPO, a CNW RPO, two UP 2-bay ACF Hoppers, a SOO gondola, a Pennsylvania Stock car with cattle load, and a DRGW cupola caboose. Also, not on a standing order is a Concrete load 2-pack for 45' Flat cars.  Number 2 of the Railroad Magazine Years Gone by series is here and the 7th CSX Family Tree Series. The Pre-orders are a CSX 89' Rail Repair Flat car 3-pk, a Rail Load for the Rail Repair Flat cars, a EJ&E 45' Flat Car 4-pack with M65 Atomic Cannon Load, and a Rock Island 100 Ton 3-Bay Open Hopper 4-pack. All of the pre-orders are coming October 2022.

 

Athearn - FMC Combination Door Box Car - 2022-03-30

Athearn has announced a new 2-pack celebrating this new era of Athearn. One celebrates Athearn and one celebrated Genesis. The Best Price Deadline is April 27th 2022 and the ETA is May 2023.

 

Athearn - PS 4427 Covered Hoppers - 2022-03-30

Athearn has announced a new release of their PS 4427 Covered Hoppers. They are coming in Cargill, Chessie, Frisco, Milwaukee Road, Northern Pacific, and The Rock. The Best Price Deadline is April 27th 2022 and the ETA is May 2023.

 

Broadway Limited - New GE ES44AC Locomotives - 2022-03-23

Broadway Limited has announced a release of ES44AC locomotives with Paragon 4 Sound. They are coming in BNSF, CSX, NS, GE Demo, KCS, and UP. They are also doing five Fantasy Paint Schemes: SF/Zebra Stripes, GN/Empire Builder, CN/Green & Gold, and two UP schemes. The Best Price Deadline is April 19th 2022 and the ETA is July 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - March 2022 Weathered/Graffiti Items - 2022-03-17

Micro-Trains has announced their March 2022 Weathered/Graffiti items. There is a Grand Trunk 89' Tri-level Closed Autorack, a 2-pack of GN 50' Steel Side Gondola, and a 4-pack of Union Pacific 40' Box Cars.

 

Micro-Trains - March 2022 Items - 2022-03-02

Micro-Trains has announced their March 2022 items. The first Railroad Magazine Series and the sixth CSX Family tree series are here this month. There are two UP Airslide Hoppers, two GN Stock Cars (one with cattle and one with sheep), a PC 45' Flat Car with Rocket Housing Load and a Southern 45' Flat Car with Tractor Load. 
The pre-orders are for the next series BNSF Family Tree, a CN Flat Car 2-pack with Mosquito Load, and a MILW Gondola 4-pack.

 

Athearn - 53' Stoughton Containers - 2022-02-26

Athearn has just announced a new release of their 53' Stoughton Containers. They are coming in Swift, HUB Group, EMP, Schneider National and Optimodal in 3-packs. The Best Price Deadline is March 23rd 2022. They may be coming as early as April 2023.

 

Broadway Limited - Alco RSD-15 Locomotives - 2022-02-25

Broadway Limited has announced a release of their Alco RSD-15 Locomotives. They are coming in SF, B&LE, DM&IR, LS&I, PC, PRR, SP, SSW, C&O, and CP. The Best Price Deadline is April 12th 2022. They may be coming as early as August 2022.

 

Broadway Limited - ARA 70T 4-Bay Hoppers - 2022-02-19

Broadway Limited has announced a release of their ARA 70-Ton Quad Hoppers. They are coming in Fantasy 4-packs in WM, UP, SP, RDG, CP, CN, and ATSF. They are coming in 4-packs in non-Fantasy schemes in MKT, MILW, C&O, B&M, Chessie, and B&O. Note that B&O, Chessie, and C&O have two different 4-packs. They may be coming as early as May 2022.

 

Broadway Limited - 40' Steel Box Car - 2022-02-18

Broadway Limited has announced a release of their 40' Steel Box Cars. They are coming in NYC 4-packs (different roads), and 2-packs in NYC, B&M, C&O, CNW, D&H, GN, NH, NP, SP, UP, and a Christmas scheme. They may be coming as early as May 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - February 2022 Weathered/Graffiti Items - 2022-02-16

Micro-Trains has announced a CSX 50' Steel Side Fixed End Gondola (Weathered) and a 4-pack of Norfolky & Western 2-Bay Covered Hoppers (Weathered/Graffiti). 

 

Kato - Amtrak P42 Locomotives - 2022-02-11

Kato has announced a new release of their P42s in Amtrak 50th Anniversary logos. They are coming in Midnight Blue, Phase I, Phase VI, Dash 8 Phase III, and Operation Life Saver. They are coming DC, DCC, and with Sound. The Best Price Deadline is February 23rd 2022 and the ETA is August/September 2022.

 

Athearn - 50' FMC Combination Door Box Cars

Athearn has announced a new release of 50' FMC Combination Door Box Cars. They are coming in Railbox/Early, Late, Primed for Grime, BN, MD&W, and MP. The Best Price Deadline is February 23rd 2022 and the ETA is March 2023.

 

Micro-Trains - February 2022 Items - 2022-02-02

Micro-Trains has announced their February items. The 12th Sweet Liquid Tank series and the 5th CSX Family Tree Series are here. There are two UP 50' Box cars, a BN Box Car, a L&N 100 Ton Open Hopper, and a B&O/Chessie F-20-Class Flat car with load. The Pre-orders are CSX 3-Bay Open Hopper 4-pack, a Medford, Talent & Lakecreek Reefer 4-Pack, a Rum Runner Prohibition Train Set, and a Weathered log car 6-pack.  They are re-releasing the Solar System locomotive, notice it is a re-release. There are two HO Scale loads, a High Voltage Transformer Load and a Sugar Beet Load for pre-order.

 

Atlas - 3230 Covered Hoppers - 2022-01-23

Atlas has announced a new tooling in a Trinity 3230 Pressure Differential Covered Hopper. They are coming in Chicago Freight Car, Roanoke Cement, Trinity Industries Leasing, TXI, General American, and CIT Group. They are coming with metal wheels. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Trinity 25,500 Gallon Tank Cars - 2022-01-23

Atlas has announced a new release of their trinity 25,500 Gallon Tank Cars. They are coming in TILX/2019 Repaint, TILX/101 Group, GATX/Owensboro Grain, TILX/AGP, GATX/Soy Power Bio Fuels, and NATX/UTCK Repaint. They are coming in three single tank cars and a 3-pack. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Trainman C&O Cupola Caboose - 2022-01-22

Atlas has announced a joint collaboration between Atlas and Operation LIfesaver, Inc, in celebration of Operation Lifesaver's 50th Anniversary in 2022. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Trainman 40' Double Door Box Cars - 2022-01-22

Atlas has announced a new release of their 40' Double Door Box Cars in the Trainman Line. They are coming in B&O, CN, DRG&W, GM&O, IC, LV, SP and a GN Experimental Scheme 3-pack. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Trainman 60' Passenger Coaches - 2022-01-22

Atlas has announced a new release of their 60' Passenger Coaches in the Trainman Line. They are coming in EL, NYC, RI, TH&B, Wabash, C&O, and NH. Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Pressureaide Hoppers - 2022-01-21

Atlas has announced a new release of their Pressureaide Hoppers. They are coming in ACFX, ADM, Luzenac America, Grace Davison, and OMYA. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - FM Train Master Locomotives - 2022-01-21

Atlas has announced a new release of Fairbanks Morse Train Master locomotives. They are coming with and without sound in Chihuahua Pacific, Erie Lackawanna, Lackawanna, Jersey Central, Reading, Southern Pacific, Canadian Pacific, and Pennsylvania. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - GP-7/9 Locomotives - 2022-01-21

Atlas has announced a new release of GP-7/-9 locomotives. Some of the locomotives are TT (Torpedo-Tube). They are coming with and without sound in NYC, C&O, SF, RI, EL, NH, TH&B, Wabash, GT, and SP. The Best Price Deadline is March 7th 2022 and the ETA is 4th Quarter 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - January Weathered Item - 2022-01-20

Micro-Trains just announced their weathered item for the month. There is a Southern Pacific 56' General Service Tank Car 3-pack (Weathered Only).

 

Micro-Trains - January Items - 2022-01-05

For the monthly items, there is CNW & a PRR Modernized Business car, two Georgia Pacific 100-ton log cars, a Farmrail 3-Bay Covered hopper, a Rock Island 50' Box car, and a reprint Chessie System Ortner Hopper.  Of course, there is the Sweet Liquid Series #11 (Industrial Molasses) and the CSX Family Tree #4. 

The Pre-orders our a Medford, Talent and Lake Creek Freelance Railroad. There is an FT locomotive, a 36' Caboose, a 40' Box Car, a 50' Flat car with load, a 40' Wood reefer, and a 40' log car. Each can be purchased separately and are coming from June 2022 to August 2022. Micro-Trains is celebrating their 50th Anniversary with a special box car that is coming in November 2022. There is a 4-pack of ATSF 40' Despatch Stock cars and a 2-pack of ATSF flat cars with a Split Fuselage load. Both ATSF items will be coming in July 2022.  There is a 65' Pole load that will fit the log cars for this month that can be purchased separately.  Micro-Trains also has released a special coffee mug to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.

 

Kato - Last call for the re-run of the UP Heritage SD70ACe locomotives - 2021-12-23

Kato has called for a 'last call' of their UP Heritage rerun.  Note this is a re-run and there are not new road numbers.  We only have a few days to finalize the numbers for the DCC installed and Sound units.  Grab them if you missed them last time. They will be coming in the next two months.

 

Micro-Trains - December Weathered/Graffiti Items - 2021-12-17

Micro-Trains has announced a NS 50' Rib Side Box Car 3-pack (weathered/graffiti) and a CP Rail 40' Sliding Door Box Car 2-pack (weathered).

 

Walthers - New Structure Kits - 2021-12-03

Walthers has announced two new structure kits.  A Modern Steel Warehouse Kit (933-3855) and a Modern Transload Terminal Kit (933-3956).  

 

Micro-Trains - December  Circus Items - 2021-12-03

Micro-Trains has given us the correct part numbers for the circus items. There are three 2-packs of Royal American Shows circus wagons and two 70' Flat cars.

 

Micro-Trains - December Items - 2021-12-02

Micro-Trains has announced their December Items. There is a CNW 10-1-2 Sleeper, a Tidewater Southern 50' Box Car, a SF 39' Single dome tank car, a NYC 40' Box Car, a SF 50' Box Car, a PRR 40' Box car, anda NP 50' Box Car. There is #3 of the CSX Family Series and #10 of the Sweet Liquid Series.

The Pre-orders are a SP 40' Drop Botton Gondola 4-pack and a MP Heavyweight 5-pack. There are several anniversary cars; NS 40th Anniversary car, MRL 35th Anniversary car, and VIA RAil 45th Anniversary cars.

Micro-Trains has also announced several new Royal American Shows Circus Wagons and Flat cars.  However, there is a discrepancy in the numbers on the dealer pack and the numbers in the Micro-News. We will find out which numbers are the correct numbers tomorrow and add them at that time.

 

Athearn - 40ft Fruehauf Z-Van Trailers - 2021-12-02

Athearn has announced a new release of their 40ft Fruehauf Z-Van Trailers. They go with the flat cars listed below.   The trailers are Realco/REAZ, PC/PCTZ, The Rock/RIZ, and MP/MPZ. The Best Price Deadline is December 29th 2021 and the ETA is January 2023.

 

Athearn - F89-F TOFC Flat Cars - 2021-12-02

Athearn has announced a new release of their F89-F TOFC Flat cars. They are releasing just flat cars and flat car with one 40' Fruehauf Z-Van Trailer.  Then they have a separate release of just the trailers. The flat cars are all Trailer Trains from different eras and the trailers are Realco/REAZ, PC/PCTZ, The Rock/RIZ, and MP/MPZ. The Best Price Deadline is December 29th 2021 and the ETA is January 2023.

 

Kato - Union Pacific City of Los Angeles with New Numbers - 2021-11-18

Kato has announced a re-release of the City of Los Angeles 11-car set and two E9As and two E8Bs with new numbers. The car set is coming with and without lighting and the locomotives are coming with and without DCC. The Best Price Deadline is December 15th 2021 and the ETA is May 2022.

 

Broadway Limited - UP Big Boys 4-8-8-4 Steam Locomotives - 2021-11-17

Broadway Limited has announced a new release of UP Big Boys. They are coming with Paragon4 Sound. The Best Price Deadline is December 15th 2021 and the ETA is November/December 2022.

 

Rapido - AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hoppers - 2021-11-16

Rapido has announced a new hopper - AutoFlood III Rapid Discharge Hoppers. They are coming in 6 packs for BNSF, CEFX, GLFX, GGPX, KLPX, PGNX, and UP/CMO. the BNSF has a rotary and the CEFX has a single car with a special paint scheme. They are producing one six pack with each of the schemes without round numbers. The Best Price Deadline is December 15th 2021 and the ETA is November/December 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - November Weathered Items - 2021-11-16

MIcro-trains has announced their November weathered items. There is a NDYX/x-RI 3-Bay Covered Hopper (weathered) and a 4-pack of CSX 50' Rib Side Box Cars (weathered.)

 

Bowser - GLa Hoppers - 2021-11-11

Bowser has announced a new release of their GLa Hoppers. They are coming in Virginian, PRR, New York Ontario & Western, Lehigh Valley, Interstate, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Candaian National, and Baltimore & Ohio. The Best Price Deadline is December 8th 2021 and the ETA is Fall 2022.

 

Athearn - RTC 20,900 Gallon General Service Tank Car - 2021-11-08

Athearn has announced a new release of their 20.9 Gallon GS Tank Cars. They are coming in PEMEX, TLDX, SF, CELX, and BNSF. The Best Price Deadline is November 24th 2021 and the ETA is December 2022.

 

Atlas - SD-9 Locomotives - 2021-11-03

Atlas has announced a new release of their SD-9 Locomotives. They are coming with and without Sound in Central of Georgia, Montana Rail Link, Burlington Northern, Conrail, and Southern Pacific. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022. Sorry that I forgot to put them on the news page.

 

Micro-Trains - November Items - 2021-11-02

Micro-Trains has announced their November items. There are three 50' Box Cars (WP, C&O, and Conrail), two CSX 3-Bay Hoppers with Toppers, and a Northern Refrigerator Car 36' Wood Reefer. The CSX Family Tree Series #2 and #9 of the Sweet Liquid Series are also available. 

The Pre-Orders are several Military Valor Award cars - Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor cars, the Silver Star, and the Purple Heart. The Runner pack is a 4-pack of ADM Hopper cars. The military cars are scheduled for May 2022 and the ADM Hopper 4-pack is scheduled for April 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - October Weathered cars - 2021-10-18

Micro-Trains has announced their October weathered items. There is an SP/x-GW Covered Hopper 2-pack and a Virginian Open Hopper 2-pack. Both are weathered.

 

Kato - Gunderson MAXI-IV Cars - 2021-10-09

Kato has announced a new release of Gunderson MAXI-IV cars. They are coming in BNSF (Swoosh) with either FEC or Crowley 53' containers OR TTX (New Logo) with either CN or CP 53' containers. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - SD-7 Locomotives - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their SD-7 Locomotives. They are coming with and without Sound in CNW, B&O/Chessie System, and CB&Q. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - ACF Kaolin Tank Cars - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their ACF Kaolin Tank Cars. They are coming in ACFX, Dupont Tipure, Engelhard, SHPX, and Thiele Kaolin. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - 2-Bay Offset Hoppers - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their 2-Bay Offset Hoppers. They are coming in CP, System/C&O, CSX, DMIR, Kerr C&EI, B&O, Reading, MEC, Hallett, NS, and P&WV. They are coming in singles and 3-packs.  The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - ACF 3560 Centerflow Covered Hoppers - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their ACF 3560 Centerflow Covered Hoppers in the Trainman Line. They are coming in Cancarb, Georgia Pacific, Chessie System/C&O, CSX, DMIR, Kerr-McGee, and Potash Corp. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Atlas - Ford F-250/F-350 Truck Sets - 2021-10-09

Atlas has announced a new release of their F-250/F-350 Truck Sets. They are coming in White, Safety Yellow, Amtrak, BN, CN, CSX, and SP. The Best Price Deadline is November 8th 2021 and the ETA is 3rd Quarter 2022.

 

Micro-Trains - New Items for October - 2021-10-05

Micro-Trains doesn't have the dealer information up but they did have the Micro-News up for a short time. We were able to load the information from the Micro-news so here goes:

The CSX Family Tree series is starting this month, There is a CNW Baggage Car, a SF 40' Wood Reefer, two DRGW 50' Box Cars with interior loads, an Ontario Northland 50' Box car, and the 2021 Micro-Mouse. Available mid-month will be another car the SP depressed center flat car with marine motor load.

 

The next series was also announced for pre-order a tribute to the Railroad Magazine of years gone by. That series will start next March. There are three pre-orders that should come next April, a ATSF Wing Carrier Flat Car with Wing and Engine loads, a CWE UP Fast Freight 4-pk, and the CSX Family Tree Caboose.

 

Woodland Scenics - New Built-Up Lighted Building - 2021-09-28
Woodland Scenics has a new built-up lighted building - Smith Bros TV & Appliance Repair Store. 

 

Woodland Scenics N Scale Smith Brothers TV & Appliance Store has the newest televisions, refrigerators and more. This Built-&-Ready structure features flickering TVs tuned into the latest programs and a brand new colored TV on display. Turn the TVs on with LEDs made for use with the Just Plug(R) Lighting System. Just Plug into a Light Hub and watch the screens come to life. An eye-catching printed interior creates the illusion of depth, from the shop at the front to a stockroom in the back. The building is hand-painted and weathered with loads of signage. Other exterior details like a loading dock with a dolly, a dumpster and more add to the building's authenticity. The structure also comes with a pre-installed LED interior light made for use with the Just Plug Lighting System.

 

 

Athean - 40ft Low-Cube Corrugated Containers - 2021-09-26
Athearn has announced a new release of their 40ft Low-Cube Corrugated Containers. They are coming in Yang Ming, K-Line, Nedlloyd, Overseas Containers Limited, Beacon, and Hanjin.  The Best Price Deadline is October 27th 2021 and the ETA is November 2022.

 

Athearn - 2600 Airslide Hoppers - 2021-09-26
Athearn has announced a new release of their 2600 Airslide Hoppers. They are coming in SF, GACX, SCL, Frisco, SP, and RI.  The Best Price Deadline is October 27th 2021 and the ETA is November 2022.

 

Bluford Shops - 2-Bay War Emergency Composite Hoppers - 2021-09-26
Bluford has announced a new release of their 2-Bay War Emergency Composite Hoppers. They are coming in ACL, B&O, CB&Q, CRR, LV, L&N, Monon, NKP, SF, SOU, VGN, and PRR. The Best Price Deadline is October 20th 2021 and the ETA is December 2022.

 

McMillan Publishing - 2022 Calendars - 2021-09-16
McMillan has released their 2022 Calendars. They are coming in BNSF, CSX, DRGW, NS, SF, and UP.

     

Athearn - N Scale New Challengers - 2021-09-08
Athearn has announced a new release of their 4-6-6-4 Challenger locomotives. They are coming with and without sound in UP and DRGW. The Best Price Deadlines is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is Ocotober 2022.

     

Athearn - N  Scale ACF 4600 Hoppers - 2021-09-08

Athearn has announced a new release of their ACF 4600 Hoppers. They are coming in ACF Leasing, GTW, The Andersons Inc., CNW, DT&I, and GM&O. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is October 2022.

     

Atlas - N Scale ACF 50'6" Box Cars - 2021-09-08

Atlas has announced a new release of their ACF 50'6" Box Cars in the Trainman line. They are coming in Pan Am, UP, BN, CN, CSX, NdeM, and Railbox. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd and the ETA is 2nd Quarter 2022.

     

Atlas - N Scale Magor Cabooses in the Trainman Line - 2021-09-08

Atlas has announced a new release of their Magor Cabooses in the Trainman line. They are coming in Alaska, C&O, C&IM, DT&I, RF&P, GE, Metro North, and Black River Western. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is 2nd Quarter 2022.

     

Athearn-N Scale 3-Window Wooden Cabooses - 2021-09-08
Athearn has announced a new release of their wood 3-window cabooses. They are coming in BN, EJE, GTW, SOO, UP, and WP. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is October 2022.

     

Athearn-N Scale Old Time 36' Stock Cars - 2021-09-08
Athearn has announced a new release of their Old Time 36' Stock cars. They are coming in Canada Cattle Car Co, Canadian National, Union Pacific, Cotton Belt, Rock Island, St.Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern, and Santa Fe-Kraus. The Best Price Deadline is September 22nd 2021 and the ETA is October 2022.

     

Micro-Trains - N Scale September Items - 2021-09-02

Micro-Trains has announced their September 2021 items. There are two items that are not on any standing order: a Micro-Mouse Halloween car and a Alaska Railroad tank car.

 

The normal items are: two heavyweight diners (C&NW and C&O), a Cotton Belt tank car, FEC 40' Wood Reefer, a C&O 50' Box Car, a SAL 61' Bulkhead flat car, a heavyweight depressed-center flat car, and the sweet liquid series #7.


The pre-order items are CP Caboose, a 4-pack of UP Bulkhead Flat cars, and a GMO Passenger 5-pk.
     

Broadway Limited - N Scale Mikado Steam Locomotives - 2021-08-25
Broadway is delivering Mikados in November and December 2021. The Heavy Mikados are coming in ATSF, CB&Q, GN, NH, NP, SP, and unlettered. The Light Mikados are coming in B&O, C&O, DRGW, PRR, SOU, T&P, UP, and unlettered.

     

Rapido - N Scale 20k Gallon Tank Cars - 2021-08-25

Rapido has announced 6-packs of 20k Gallon Tank Cars. They are coming in Procor, North American, and Govt of Alberta.