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Model railroad locomotive, freight car, and detail announcements for June 10, 2021

By | June 7, 2021

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Canadian Pacific Genesis 2.0 Electro-Motive Division SD90MAC diesel locomotive.

HO scale locomotives 
Electro-Motive Division SD90MAC diesel locomotive. Canadian Pacific (red and black), CIT Group (blue and black), Indiana Rail Road (red and white in two road numbers, 25th anniversary scheme in one number), Norfolk Southern (Primed for Grime series Union Pacific patchouts), and Union Pacific (Armour Yellow and Harbor Mist Gray, 3470-3775 series units in three numbers and June 2015 “Building America” scheme repaint in one number). Three numbers per scheme unless noted. Detailed cab interior; fuel tank with fillers, gauges, and breather pipes; and McHenry scale couplers. Direct-current model with 21-pin NEM connector, $259.99; with dual-mode SoundTraxx Tsunami2 sound decoder with dual cube speakers, $349.99. June 2022. Genesis 2.0 series. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

Canadian Pacific Genesis 2.0 Electro-Motive Division SD90MAC diesel locomotive.
Canadian Pacific Genesis 2.0 Electro-Motive Division SD90MAC diesel locomotive.

Montreal Locomotive Works FPA-2u and FPB-2u diesel locomotives. Canadian National (1954 and 1961 scheme), and VIA Rail Canada (blue and yellow). Two A-B sets per scheme. Separate grab irons and handrails; die-cast metal chassis; and operating headlights, class lights, and backup lights. Conditional release (must meet minimum order quantities to be produced; order deadline is Sept. 15, 2021). Direct-current models with 21-pin plug for Digital Command Control decoder, $449.95; with dual-mode LokSound 5 sound decoder, $699.95. Release date to be announced. Rapido Trains, 905-474-3314, rapidotrains.com

Montreal Locomotive Works FPA-2 and FPB-2 in three paint schemes
Montreal Locomotive Works FPA-2 and FPB-2 in three paint schemes

Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive. Erie Lackawanna (maroon and gray in five road numbers, American Revolution Bicentennial scheme in one number), Penn Central (black with white herald in five numbers and red-and-white herald in one number), Southern Pacific (scarlet-and-gray GRIP rebuild in six numbers plus unnumbered), Southern Ry. (high short hood with Dulux Gold and Gold lettering in three numbers per scheme), and VMV Enterprises (Southern Ry. high short hood patchout in two numbers). Also available undecorated (low short hood). Factory-applied wire grab irons and lift rings, detailed cab interior, and light-emitting-diode headlights. Direct-current model with 21-pin connector, $189.99 (Erie Lackawanna Bicentennial, $194.99); with ESU LokSound 5 sound decoder featuring Full Throttle, dual cube-type speakers, and two PowerPack super capacitors, $279.99 (EL Bicentennial, $284.99). Fall 2021. Rivet Counter line. ScaleTrains.com, 423-299-2689, scaletrains.com

Erie Lackawanna Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive
Erie Lackawanna Electro-Motive Division SD45 diesel locomotive.

HO scale freight cars
American Car & Foundry Coalveyor coal gondola. New paint schemes: Reisner Scrap Metals (black, orange, and green with CMHX reporting marks), Chicago & Illinois Midland (black and blue, four road numbers), Cobra Trading (black and orange), David J. Joseph (blue and teal schemes), and Frontier Scrap Metals (black, yellow, and blue). New numbers (four per scheme): Kansas City Power & Light (black and white) and Utility Fuels (grey and orange). Limited-edition three-pack: David J. Joseph Ltd. (one each blue, green, and yellow). Three road numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Removeable coal load, 100-ton roller-bearing trucks, and Accumate couplers. $39.95 (undecorated, $30.95); David J. Joseph three-pack, $119.85. Second quarter 2022. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

Atlas Reisner Scrap Metals American Car & Foundry Coalveyor coal gondola
Atlas Reisner Scrap Metals American Car & Foundry Coalveyor coal gondola.

Thrall 53-foot three-unit articulated well car. New paint schemes: TTX (ex-BRAN [blue and white] with DTTX reporting marks, ex-BRAN [blue and white] with DTTX marks and Forward Thinking herald in one number, and yellow-and-black with small and large Forward Thinking heralds). New numbers: BNSF Ry. (Pacer Stacktrain patchout with SFLC reporting marks) and TTX (yellow and black). Three numbers per scheme unless noted; also available undecorated. Etched-metal details, prototype-specific walkway variants, and floor pin holes for Atlas and other brands of containers. Three-unit set, $129.95 (undecorated three-unit set, $109.95). Second quarter 2022. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

Atlas TTX Thrall 53-foot three-unit articulated well car
Atlas TTX Thrall 53-foot three-unit articulated well car

52-foot depressed-center flatcar. Conrail (Oxide Red and white), New York Central (black and white), and St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco, yellow and black). One road number per scheme. Three-axle trucks, blackened metal wheelsets, and body-mounted couplers. $30. Silver Series. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com

Bachmann Trains Conrail 52-foot depressed-center flatcar.
Bachmann Trains Conrail 52-foot depressed-center flatcar.

American Car & Foundry 56-foot four-bay Center Flow covered hopper. Continental Polymers (red and white) and Great Northern (Glacier Green). One road number per scheme. Separate, factory-applied brake wheel; blackened metal wheelsets; and body-mounted couplers. $35. Silver Series. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com

Bachmann Trains Great Northern American Car & Foundry 56-foot four-bay Center Flow covered hopper.
Bachmann Trains Great Northern American Car & Foundry 56-foot four-bay Center Flow covered hopper.

HO scale details and accessories
40-foot refrigerated intermodal container. Crowley (white and black), CSAV (white, blue, and red), Evergreen (white and green), Ocean Network Express (white and pink), and ZIMonitor (white and blue). Six numbers (two three-packs) per scheme. Five hinge/four bar doors, composite materials sandwich-side design, and picture window refrigeration unit with separate parts. Three-pack, $56.95. Second quarter 2022. Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

Atlas ZIMonitor 40-foot refrigerated intermodal container
Atlas ZIMonitor 40-foot refrigerated intermodal container.

Miscellaneous detail parts. All-weather window two-pack (three versions), air filter assortment, Canadian winterization hatch, dynamic roof grid (base and cover, two sets), highway reefer unit with diesel fuel tank, steam generator exhaust stack two-pack, and X-style air filter eight-pack. All parts are injection-molded plastic. $3.95 each. Bowser, 570-368-5046, bowser-trains.com

Bowser Cal-Scale Air Filter assortment detail parts
Bowser Cal-Scale Air Filter assortment detail parts.

N scale freight cars 
52-foot mill gondola. CIT Group (black and white), Northwestern Oklahoma (black and white), Rock Island (blue and white), Washington Central (Oxide Red and white), and Wisconsin Central (grey and red). Primed for Grime: Kansas City Southern (brown with patched reporting marks). Three single cars and one three-pack per scheme. Screw-mounted trucks and body-mounted McHenry knuckle couplers. Individual, $34.99 (Primed for Grime, $39.99); three-pack, $89.98 (Primed for Grime three-pack, $99.98). June 2022. Athearn N. Athearn Trains, 800-338-4639, athearn.com

Athearn Wisconsin Central 52-foot mill gondola
Athearn Wisconsin Central 52-foot mill gondola.

American Car & Foundry 5,701-cubic-foot capacity four-bay covered hopper. New paint schemes. Plastics service (two road numbers per scheme): J.M. Huber Corp. (gray and blue), ACF Industries (gray and orange), Cain Chemicals (red and white), Dow Chemical Co. (gray), Exxon-Mobil (gray), Residco (gray), and Union Carbide (gray). Grain service (three numbers per scheme): Archer Daniels Midland (gray and blue with molecule logo) and Interstate Seed Co. (yellow and black). Both body styles available undecorated. Etched-metal running boards; 10 20” hatches and pneumatic outlets (plastic hopper only), and Accumate couplers. $29.95 (undecorated, $22.95). Master Line. Atlas Model Railroad Co., 908-687-0880, shop.atlasrr.com

Atlas J.M. Huber Corp American Car & Foundry 5,701-cubic-foot capacity four-bay covered hopper
Atlas J.M. Huber Corp American Car & Foundry 5,701-cubic-foot capacity four-bay covered hopper.

American Car & Foundry 50’-6” boxcar with exterior posts. Canadian National (brown with “wet noodle” herald), Conrail (Oxide Red with yellow door), and CSX (blue and yellow). One road number per scheme. Blackened metal RP-25 contour wheelsets, positionable door, and E-Z Mate couplers. $36. Silver Series. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com

Bachmann Trains Canadian National American Car & Foundry 50’-6” boxcar.
Bachmann Trains Canadian National American Car & Foundry 50’-6” boxcar.

Old-time boxcar. Baltimore & Ohio (brown and white); Chicago & North Western (green and black); Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg (brown); and Union Line (brown). Separate, factory-applied brake wheel and body-mounted E-Z Mate couplers. $33. Bachmann Trains, 215-533-1600, bachmanntrains.com

Bachmann Trains B&O old-time boxcar
Bachmann Trains B&O old-time boxcar.

N scale details and accessories
20-foot standard-height intermodal container. Carpenters Shipping (yellow and black), EMSU (camouflage paint), Harrison Line (white), Magellan (red), and Safmarine/CMBT Lines (blue). Injection-molded plastic with inter-box connecting pins, and JTC magnetic connecting system. Two-pack, $29.65. Jacksonville Terminal Co., jtcmodeltrains.com

Jacksonville Terminal Company Harrison Line 20-foot standard-height intermodal container
Jacksonville Terminal Company Harrison Line 20-foot standard-height intermodal container.

53-foot intermodal containers. 8-55-8 corrugation pattern: COFC Logistics (light gray), UMAX (dark blue), and UPS (white). 6-42-6 corrugation pattern: Pacer Stacktrain (faded blue). Injection-molded plastic with inter-box connecting pins, and JTC magnetic connecting system. Two-pack, $33.95. Jacksonville Terminal Co., jtcmodeltrains.com

Jacksonville Terminal Company COFC 53-foot 8-55-8 container
Jacksonville Terminal Company COFC 53-foot 8-55-8 container.
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