Model railroad locomotive, freight wagon, passenger equipment, structure, electronics and landscape announcements for January 6, 2022

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Model train operators and builders can get the latest information on locomotives, freight cars, passenger cars, tools, tracks and more by reading model railroaderfrequent product updates. here are the products model railroader the editors have news for the week of January 6, 2022.

HO scale freight cars

US Navy helium tank car. The kit includes resin castings, PLA-type plastic 3D printed parts, decals, assembly material, and instructions illustrated by photos. Trucks and hitches not included. $ 29.99 plus shipping. Conceptual models, con-sys.com

Concept Models HO Scale US Navy Helium Tank Car Kit

25,500 gallon Trinity tank car. Archer Daniels Midland (black with molecule logo), Cenex Harvest States (black with CHS logo), Dana Transportation (dark green), GATX Corp. (black), Interstate Asphalt (black with Herald shield), North American Tank Car Line (black), PBF Holding Co. (black with white ends and DPRX report marks) and Trinity Industry Leasing (black). Three road numbers per diagram; also available without decoration. Separate manhole, factory applied, protective top filler box with hatch and pressure relief valve; 100 ton trucks with 36 inch turned metal wheelsets; and Proto-Max metal couplers. $ 34.98. August 2022. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers Inc., 414-527-0770, walthers.com

WalthersMainline HO Scale Archer Daniels Midland Trinity 25,500 Gallon Tank Car No.  25411
WalthersMainline HO Scale Archer Daniels Midland Trinity 25,500 Gallon Tank Car No. 25411

HO scale passenger equipment

85-foot Budd light passenger car. Dome car; 10-6 people; luggage room; Luggage-Railway Post Office; dinner; coach with large windows; observation car; and small window coach. Paint schemes include Amtrak (phase 1), Denver & Rio Grande Western (Aspen Gold, silver and black), Great Northern (Empire Builder scheme) and Northern Pacific (two-tone Loewy green). All body styles are also available painted in silver but without letters. Full interior, tinted glazing and Proto-Max metal couplers. Minimum bend radius 18 “. Interior Light Emitting Diode Light Kit (# 910-220) available separately. $ 44.98 each (GN cars, $ 49.98). February 2022. WalthersMainline. Wm. K. Walthers inc., 514-527-0770, walthers.com

WalthersMainline 85ft HO Scale Amtrak Budd Dome Car in Phase 1 paint scheme
WalthersMainline 85ft HO Scale Amtrak Budd Dome Car in Phase 1 paint scheme

HO scale structures

City station. Laser cut acrylic kit with engraved stone. Beaux-arts style station with art canopy and wrought iron canopy. Can be used as a stand-alone model or in conjunction with the City Station lobby, sold separately. Measures 7-3 / 4 “x 19-1 / 8” x 9-5 / 8 “. $ 350. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, custommodelrailroads.com

: Custom Miniature Railroad HO Scale Town Station Kit

City Station bas-relief kit. Laser cut acrylic with engraved stone. Beaux-arts style station with art canopy and wrought iron canopy. Can be used as a stand-alone model or in conjunction with the City Station lobby, sold separately. The model represents the track side of the station. Measures 1-1 / 4 “x 19-1 / 8” x 9-5 / 8 “. $ 145. Custom model railroads, 410-889-0010, custommodelrailroads.com

Custom Model Railroads HO Scale City Station Bas-Relief Kit
Custom Model Railroads HO Scale City Station Bas-Relief Kit

Hall of the city train station. Complement to the City Station kit, sold separately. Can accommodate up to six tracks and four platforms. Features a hall, three pairs of stairs, four platforms and a retaining wall. The concourse and station are designed to sit 3-7 / 8 “above track level. Measures 19-1 / 8” x 20 “x 6-5 / 8”. $ 260. Custom Model Railroads, 410-889-0010, custommodelrailroads.com

Custom Model Railroads HO Scale City Station Hall Kit
HO Scale City Station Concourse Kit Custom Model Railroads

Z scale locomotives

Electro-Motive Division E7A and E7B diesel locomotives. New paint scheme: South Pacific (Day light scheme). Two sets AB. Features a 7mm motor with dual flywheels, metal steps, LED directional headlamps, optional front truck with mounted coupler, blackened metal wheels, and AutoLatch couplers. Both A and B units are supplied with power. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, americanzline.com

American Z Line Electro-Motive Division E7A and E7B diesel locomotives in the Southern Pacific Daylight program
American Z Line Electro-Motive Division E7A and E7B diesel locomotives in the Southern Pacific Daylight program

Z scale freight cars

Pacific Fruit Express R-70-20 mechanical refrigerated car. Tropicana (orange scheme with Tropicana lettering and logo). Seven road numbers (single car, two-pack and four-pack). Blackened metal wheels and AutoLatch couplers. American Z Line, 614-764-1703, americanzline.com

American Z Line Pacific Fruit Express R-70-20 mechanical refrigerated cars decorated in Tropicana orange paint scheme
American Z Line Pacific Fruit Express R-70-20 mechanical refrigerated cars decorated in Tropicana orange paint scheme

Electronics / controls

On-board connector for Tortoise switch machine by Circuitron. Designed to simplify the conversion of existing Tortoise switches for use with Walthers Controls products. The Edge connector includes plug-and-play wiring for Tortoise switches (sold separately). Includes 6 “motor connection cable with plug for direct connection to stall motor controller (# 942-161, sold separately). Model # 942-144 designed for use Turtles manufactured after May / June 2020 with green printed circuit board (PC). Model No. 942-142 for older production turtles with beige PC board. Pack of two, $ 9.98. WalthersControls. Wm. K. Walthers inc., 514 -527-0770, walthers.com

WalthersControls on-board connectors for Tortoise switching machines by Circuitron
WalthersControls on-board connectors for Tortoise switching machines by Circuitron

Countryside

Loading of freight cars. Rock fill (medium, 11-1 / 2 “x 3-1 / 2”; large, 11-1 / 2 “x 4”). Industrial scrap (11-3 / 4 “x 3-3 / 4”). Scrap metal (11 “x 3”). For permanent or removable loads. Soft vinyl sheets. Can be cut with scissors or utility knife. $ 17.98. April 2022. Chooch Enterprises line. Wm. K. Walthers inc., 514-527-0770, walthers.com

Wm. K. Walthers Inc. Chooch Enterprises Line Stone Rock Fill
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. Chooch Enterprises Line Stone Rock Fill

Distressed concrete pavement. Available with medium and large cracks. Soft vinyl sheets. Can be cut with scissors or utility knife. Sheets measure 11-1 / 2 “x 3-3 / 4”. $ 21.98. March 2023. Chooch Enterprises line. Wm. K. Walthers inc., 514-527-0770, walthers.com

Wm. K. Walthers Inc. Chooch Enterprises Distressed Concrete Pavement Line
Wm. K. Walthers Inc. Chooch Enterprises Distressed Concrete Pavement Line

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