Micro-Trains has announced their July 2017 N scale products…

 

NEW THIS MONTH – 3 NEW BODY STYLES

NEW 50’ Standard Box Car, 10’ Single Door, w/o roofwalk, short ladders
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio
RD#: GM&O 58108

This 50’ standard box car with short ladders, single 10’ door and no roofwalk is green with white lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1968 by Pullman-Standard, this car was among 3,400 built for the GM&O. Using new technology for the time, these boxcars had Hydroframe-40 draft gear cushioning, ten foot doors, ASF trucks, and four Evans DF-2 belt rails.

#180 00 010…$25.90

 


NEW 50’ Standard Box Car, 8’ Plug Door, w/o roofwalk, short ladders
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
RD#: ATSF 55147

This 50’ standard box car with short ladders, plug door and no roofwalk is brown with white lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in the 1950s by Pullman-Standard, this 55000-55272 series ATSF box car was rebuilt by the Topeka Shops in 1979, and received upgraded brake valves, trucks, and fresh paint. It served for at least another 10 years before being scrapped.

#181 00 010…$23.70

 


NEW 50’ Standard Box Car, 8’ Double Sliding Doors, w/o roofwalk, short ladders
Denver & Rio Grande Western®
RD#: DRGW 65204

This 50’ standard box car with short ladders, double doors and no roofwalk is brown with white lettering and aluminum roof and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This 65200-65299 series double door box car was built in the late 1960s, and had all of the newest technology; Evans DF loaders, cushioned draft gear and nailable steel floors. Some cars in this series were specially outfitted to carry specific cargo like vanadium ore.

#182 00 010…$29.60

 

**DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.


Friendship Train Series – Car #6: Union Pacific® “Arkansas Rice”
RD#: 187989

This 40’ standard box car with single door is brown with white and yellow lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The 1947 Friendship Train collected food donated by Americans in cities all across the U.S. to be shipped to the people of France and Italy who desperately needed help following the end of World War II. Ultimately, over 250 railcars of food and clothing were donated.

#020 00 017…$26.95

 


NASA Series Car #11
RD#: NLAX 194

This 39’ single dome tank car is white with black lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. This 70-ton car was built from sections of old tank cars, and when completed, held approximately 15,000 gallons of water. It was initially used to chemically eradicate weeds along the NASA KSC right of way, but was later used as an auxiliary water source for firefighting.

#065 00 940…$28.95

 


Baltimore & Ohio®
RD#: Silver Spring

This heavyweight business car with balloon roof is painted in the blue and grey scheme and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. Named after Silver Spring, Maryland, this Baltimore & Ohio heavyweight business car served on numerous East Coast trains through the early 1970s.

#144 00 709…$34.90

 


Denver & Rio Grande Western®
RD#: Harrison Lake

This 10-1-2 heavyweight sleeper car is painted in Rio Grande gold, silver and black and runs on 6-wheel passenger trucks. This D&RGW sleeper, named “Harrison Lake,” was assigned service on the Royal Gorge train. This 1924-built car continued in service until 1966 when it was retired and dismantled.

#141 00 160…$34.90

**DRGW® is a registered trademark of the Union Pacific Railroad.

 



Canadian Pacific
RD#: CP 400006/400011

These 56’ general service tank cars are black with white lettering and ‘Pac-Man’ logo and run on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1975, they had a 24,900 cubic foot capacity and were primarily used for oil service on long-distance manifest freight trains. These cars were in service until the early 1990s.

#110 00 311…$35.90
#110 00 312…$35.90

 


Norfolk Southern W/ Steel Beam Load
RD#: NS 118045

This 61’ bulkhead flat car is brown with white lettering and runs on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1978 by Thrall for the Southern Railway, it was quickly absorbed into NS during the 1982 merger. Used to carry heavy loads, bulkheads on each end prevent horizontal shifting from sudden acceleration or deceleration of the train.

#054 00 230…$28.90

 


These Items Are Not On Standing Orders

Canada – 150 years
RD#: 2017

This 40’ steel ice reefer is aluminum and decorated to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, also known as “Canada 150”. July 1st, 2017 marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of Canadian Confederation.

#059 00 566…$24.80

 


NOW AVAILABLE!

CSX® 3-pack
RD#: 600603, 600677, 600709

60’ Centerbeam Flat Car w/ ‘Opera Window’ Partition

#993 00 130…$89.95

N & Z Pre-Orders / Multi-Packs


*Fuselages come painted. Decals provided for front and side windows, nose and wing location details.

BNSF Fuselage Transportation 4-pack

Boeing receives their fuselages and other assemblies from Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kansas by rail. Fuselages are regularly in transit between Wichita and Renton to keep up Boeing’s production rate of more than forty 737’s per month. This 4-pack features four BNSF flat cars, two plastic-injection fuselages, two resin tool boxes and supporting brackets.

*Pre-production samples shown with decals applied.

*Pre-orders were taken for this item in February 2017

#993 01 560…$149.95

 


*Rendering shown for representation only.

 

COMING NOVEMBER 2017 – ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU July 31st

NASA Hydrogen Car

NASA purchased this 83 foot, 70-ton tank car new from Linde in 1965, which held 34,400 gallons of refrigerated liquid hydrogen for use in support of the Space Shuttle Program. Refrigeration equipment was housed in one end, along with a manway that provided access to the tank’s interior. This custom, ready-to-run car is a true multi-media project featuring a resin cast tank, laser cut components for the underframe, 3D printed bolsters and photo-etched deck and end railing. The car will come fully decorated and weathered with body-mounted Magne-Matic couplers. Contact your dealer today to order this special car!

This car is not part of the NASA Series Standing Order

#985 00 920…$49.95

 


*Rendering shown for representation only.

 

COMING DECEMBER 2017 – ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU July 31st

Pennsylvania Railroad
RD#: 480071, 480072, 480075, 480078

50’ Flat Car, Fishbelly Side, w/ Side Mount Brake Wheel with weathered freight loads

#993 00 135…$79.95

 


*Rendering shown for representation only.

 

COMING DECEMBER 2017 – ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU July 31st

Kansas City Southern
RD#: Baton Rouge, Kansas City, 254, Baggage 25

Sleeper, Dome, Coach, 70’ Baggage

#994 01 200…$119.95

 


NEW N SCALE 68′ DODX Flat Car

COMING Summer 2018 – ACCEPTING PRE-ORDERS THRU July 31st

*Sufficient orders are required for production of this new body style!
Be sure to place your order with your dealer before this preorder window closes.

Commissioned by the Department of Defense, Fruit Growers Express (FGE) produced a multipurpose 68’ flat car in 1981 designed to carry the weight of two M1 Abram tanks. DODX painted and marked these cars in various schemes and they can still be found in long consists today. This all-new body style will feature a finely detailed deck with vehicle tie-down channels, mounting points for containers, an all-new underframe as well as new 6-wheel Roller Bearing Buckeye trucks and body-mounted couplers. Each flat car will come with our new plastic injection molded, easy-to-build kits of the M1 Abram tank with chain tie-downs! In additional, we’ll also produce the lighter capacity cars painted in red with 4-wheel trucks which could carry just a single M1 tank.



Cascade Green 3-pack #1
#993 01 610…$124.95



Red 3-pack #2
#993 01 620…$109.95



Mixed 3-pack #3
#993 01 630…$124.95

 






Navy 5-pack

The Navy had five of these DODX flat cars specifically tasked with safely carrying shipboard booster rockets from ordinance depot bunkers to piers. Support brackets were attached to the deck to carry a barrel that could be tilted up for unloading once delivered dockside. Each car will include a two-piece resin-cast load. These cars can still be found in service moving propulsion units to the fleet.

#993 01 640…$199.95

 

More information on Micro-Trains July 2017 N Scale Announcements can be found HERE.