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News and What's New to the Store

This is a list of some of the things that are new to the store and news of import.
It is updated as and IF time permits.
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Date Item Canadian
Price
March 27 2014
HO Rapido Trains
Most of our shipment of Rapido Trains F9B units have arrived. One box was not shipped. Rapido will have it on the way to us this week.
April 11 2014
Magazines The Mar/Apr 2014 issue of  Canadian Railway Modeller Canadian Railway Modeller magazine has arrived.
April 9, 2014
Magazines The First Q 2014 issue of  The Milwaukee Railroader  The Milwaukee Railroader magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  N Scale N Scale magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
April 8, 2014
Magazines The May 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Model Railoader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The March/April 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of  Sn3 Modeler Sn3 Modeler magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
April 4, 2014
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived. The feature article is on Passenger Trains on the Northern Alberta Railway. $ 9.98
April 3, 2014
SoundTraxx We have received a good restock of SoundTraxx sound products.
April 2, 2014
Magazines The April 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
March 27 2014
HO Rapido Trains
The first shipment of Rapido Trains HO-Scale 52'6" Mill Gondolas have arrived.
Price is $ 44.95 per car.
Models in stock:
Full details at: the Rapido Trains Freight Cars page GS52 section. Canadian National and PGE gondolas to come in the future.
$ 44.95
March 22 2014
N New from Fox Valley - Canadian National GE ES44DC w/4-Window Cab, Low Rear Light, Hi-Ad Trucks - Standard DC
Three road Numbers:
 CNR Fox Valley
ES44DC Canadian National Rd# 2295
 CNR Fox Valley
ES44DC Canadian National Rd# 2301
 CNR Fox Valley
ES44DC Canadian National Rd# 2304

Images from Walthers.
$ 146.50
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  Diesel Era Diesel Era magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
The March 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Apr/May/Jun 2014 issue of  The Railroad Press The Railroad Press magazine has arrived.
The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of  Ztrack Ztrack magazine has arrived.
N The second road number of the Atlas N-Scale PGE RS-3 has arrived.
 Atlas PGE RS-3 PGE RS-3.
We have both RD# 568 and Rd# 571 for $ 134.50.
Images from Atlas.
N The Broadway Limited N-Scale ATSF Alco PA with sound has arrived.
 BLI ATSF
Alco PAB ATSF Alco PA Rd# 58A .
$ 223.98
March 22 2014
O Scale A small selection of used MTH and Lionel O-Scale equipment has arrived in the store.
 UP Bulkhead Flat Car Lionel Union Pacific Bulkhead Flat Car with pipeloads. $ 69.99
 UP Crane Tender MTH Union Pacific Crane tender $ 79.99
 UP Crane MTH Union Pacific Crane $ 109.99
 UP Husky Stack with Containers  MTH Union Pacific Husky Stack with Containers $ 89.99
March 22 2014
Magazines The Feb/March 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
HO The first run of Atlas NSC 50' Plug Door Box Cars has arrived. There three road names being releases: There are four road numbers per paint scheme and they are $ 39.99 each.
HO Atlas FMC 5077 Single Dor box cars have arrived in the Railbox scheme: There are three road numbers and they are $ 39.99 each.
March 20 2014
Magazines The April 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
March 14, 2014
Books We have received a restock of  Rails Across The Rock Rails Across the Rock by Kenneth G. Pieroway
A Then and Now Celebration of the NEWFOUNDLAND Railway.
In both Soft Cover ( $ 22.95) and hard Cover ( $ 29.95) . A very interesting book at a very good price.
March 13, 2014
Books The 2014  Canadian Trackside Guide Canadian Trackside Guide has arrived. $ 26.95 CDN$
HO From Atlas  CPR 40' Box car, Stepped Lettering  Canadian Pacific Railway, 40' Box Car with Stepped Lettering Rd# 261414, 261462 and 266908.. $ 30.99 CDN$
March 12 2014
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
The March/April 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways has arrived.
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  S gaugian S gaugian magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Trains Cover Trains magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Model Railroading Model Railoading has arrived.
March 11 2014
Hunterline We have received a restock of  Hunterline Stains Hunterline Stains .
March 8 2014
Magazines The March 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived. It has the second part of the article by Mark Dance on implementing operations on his Columbia & Western Ry.
The March 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The 2014-1 issue of  Passenger train Journal Passenger Train Journal magazine has arrived.
SoundTraxx We have received a restock of Soundtraxx DCC products. Most decoders are back in stock.
March 4 2014
Magazines The March 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
HO From Athearn  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Control Cars  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Control Cars Rd# 204 $ 55.98 CDN$
HO From Athearn  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Coach Sets  Go Transit Bombardier Bilevel Three-Coach Sets Rd# 2029, 2047, 2072. $ 167.98 CDN$
HO From Athearn  HBRy SD50 Hudson Bay Railway SD50s Rd#s 5002, 5005, 5010. $ 145.59 CDN$
HO From Athearn Genesis - SDP45s. Announced July 2013.
 SP SDP45 Southern Pacific SDP45s Rd#s 3202 and 3205. DC Only
$ 212.75 CDN$
HO From Athearn Genesis - SDP45s with DCC and Tsunami Sound. Announced July 2013.
Southern Pacific - Rd# 3202,
 EL SDP45 Erie Lackawanna SDP45s Rd# 3648.







 Great Northern SDP45 Great Northern SDP45s Rd#s 329, 331 and 332.
$ 324.75 CDN$
March 1, 2014
Magazines The April 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
The March 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
The Winter 2014 issue of  Railroad Explorer Railroad Explorer magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
HO From the Walthers Proto Product Line Valley Series Sleeper Deluxe 85' P-S Valley Series 6-6-4 Sleeper from the Santa Fe San Francisco Chief. We now have the complete train inthe Deluxe Series cars. $ 122.99 CDN$
HO From Broadway Limited  CPR Three-Bay Hoppers  CPR Three-Bay Hoppers in a six pack. $ 178.99 CDN$
February 25, 2014
Magazines The April / May 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O gauge Railroading has arrived.
Mt Albert We have received a restock of  Mt Albert Mt. Albert HO Scale lumber and HO Scale ties.
February 20, 2014
MicroScale MicroScale  Micro Sol Micro Sol and  Micro Set Micro Set are now back in stock.
Magazines The March 2014 Issue of The WCRA News WCRA News has arrived..
HO From the Walthers Proto Line Procor Tank Cars Procor 40' UTLX 16,000 Gallon tank Cats - two road numbers. $ 44.69 CDN$
HO From the Walthers Mainline Product Line 70' Cryogenic Reefers 70' Cryogenic Reefers . Various roadnames. $ 27.99 CDN$
HO From BLMA  Trinity 64' Reefers Tropicana Trinity 64' Reefers . Several road numbers. $ 38.98 CDN$
February 15, 2014
HO The HO Scale Wheels of Time Winter  Piggy Packer  Piggy Packer has arrived. Various road names. Image from Wheels of Time.. $ 87.99
HO The HO Scale Atlas  Gensets Gensets have arrived. Various road names. Image from Atlas. $ 159.99 CDN$
February 14, 2014
Magazines The Winter 2013/14 Issue of The Sandhouse The Sandhouse has arrived. The feature article is "The Travels of Klondike Mines No. 4".
February 12, 2014
Magazines The 2014 Issue of On30 Annual On30 Annual has arrived.
Magazines The March 2014 Issue of Model Railroader Model Railroader has arrived. It continues the series on their Harbour Railroad project layout.
The March 2014 Issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The March/April 2014 Issue of  Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden has arrived.
Magazines The March 2014 Issue of Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains has arrived.
The Spring 2014 Issue of  Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The Jan/Feb 2014 Issue of  Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette has arrived.
February 8, 2014
HO-Scale  CPR Stepped Lettering
Box Car
Three road numbers - $ 31.25..
Also Northern Pacific ( two road numbers).

Image from Atlas.
Magazines The March/April 2014 Issue of N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading has arrived.
The March/April 2014 Issue of  N-Scale N-Scale has arrived.
The February 2014 Issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated has arrived.
Magazines The January 2014 Issue of The Dispatcher's Office The Dispatcher's Office has arrived.
The Fourth Quarter 2013 Issue of  The Milwaukee Railroader The Milwaukee Railroader has arrived.
February 4, 2014
Magazines The February 2014 Issue of  Branchline Branchline has arrived. $ 4.95
O Scale A small selection of used MTH and Atlas O-Scale equipment has arrived in the store.
 UP Snow plow  MTH Union Pacific Snow Plow $ 65.95
 UP Jordan Spreader MTH Union Pacific Jordan Spreader $ 76.95
 UP Coil Steel Car MTH Union Pacific Coil Steel Car $ 39.95
 UP Flat Car w Trailer MTH Union Pacific Flat Car with 48' Trailer $ 45.95
 UP Wide Vision Caboose MTH Union Pacific Wide Vision Caboose $ 34.95
 UP Steel Caboose MTH Union Pacific Steel Caboose $ 59.95
MTH Union Pacific Wood Caboose Rd# 3624 from Big-Boy set. $ 59.95
 UP Double Plug Door Box Car  Atlas O-Scale Union Pacific Double Plug Door Box Car $ 49.95
February 1, 2014
HO-Scale The Atlas Canadian National RS-3s are starting to arrive. We have the DC only versions (Rd# 3010 and 3003) in stock now.
 CNR RS-3 Locomotive
DC- $ 144.98
DCC and Sound - Not here yet.
Both versions will be stocked.
N The first Atals N-Scale PGE RS-3 has arrived.
 Atlas PGE RS-3 PGE RS-3.
We have RD# 568 for $ 134.50. We are expecting the second road number soon.
Images from Atlas.
Magazines The February 2014 Issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
The February 2014 Issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
Weather Severe Winter in parts of the USA has caused shipping delays. Three times in the last month shipments from Walthers have been delayed by snow. The Digitrax shipment we were expecting this week is stuck in Tennessee. We should see it next week.
January 31, 2014
Shows Details for the Kamloops Model Railway Days PNR 7th Division Spring meet are now on the Show Schedule web page.
January 30, 2014
Magazines Issue 12-1 of  CP Tracks CP Tracks has arrived.
HO-Scale The Rapido Trains HO Scale Passenger and freight models have been inventoried and the two web pages updated.
 Rapido Trains
Rapido Trains
HO Passenger Cars

 Rapido Trains
Freight and Misc
Rapido Trains
Freight and Misc
January 29, 2014
HO-Scale The TrueLine Trains West Coast Express MPI MPXpress Locomotives have arrived.
 West Coast Express MPXpress
Locomotive
DC- $ 199.99
DCC and Sound (ESU) - $ 329.99
Both versions are in stock.
January 28, 2014
Magazines The February 2014 Issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
January 25, 2014
Magazines The December 2013 Issue of  Model Cars  Model Cars has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman has arrived. It has an article by Mark Dance on implementing operations on his Columbia & Western Ry.
January 24, 2014
Supplies We have restocked Testors, Humbrol and Tamiya paints. We have also restocked paint brushes and super glues.
January 23, 2014
Books We have received the new book from LPD  CNR Diesel Locomotive
Diagrams 1928 to 1959 CNR Diesel Locomotive Diagrams 1928 to 1959 . It comes in two versions: Hard cover for $ 89.95 or a two volume Soft Cover Spiral bound set for $ 69.95.
January 18, 2014
Magazines The 2014  Model Railroad Planning Model Railroad Planning has arrived.
Magazines Issue 54 of  Timber Times Timber Times magazine has arrived. It has an article on local modeler Phil Holden's HO Scale Moxie Creek & Western.
The January/February 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
Magazines The January/February 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading magazine has arrived.
The January/February 2014 issue of  S Gaugian s gaugian magazine has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
Magazines The February 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder magazine has arrived.
The Nov/Dec 2013 of  Z track Z track magazine has arrived.
N Display samples of the new Kato N-Scale Auto racks have arrived. They are very nice models.
 Amtral Auto Racks Amtrak Auto Racks.  Canadian National Auto
Racks Canadian National Auto Racks.  Canadian Pacific Auto
Racks Canadian Pacific Auto Racks.
We will have store stock of these four car sets but reservations are being taken for those who want to Guarantee acquiring a set.
January 15, 2014
N ANNOUNCEMENT
Kato announced a rerun of the  VIA Rail Passenger
Train VIA Rail Smooth Side Passenger Train.
Delivery May/June 2014.
There two E-8s: Rd#s 1800 and 1802. Est MSRP $ 95.00 US$.
One six car set: RPO, Baggage, Coach, Diner, Sleeper, Observation. Est MSRP $ 175.00 US$.
One four car set: Baggage, Coach, Dome-Coach, Sleeper. Est MSRP $ 125.00 US$.

They are also doing an Illinois Central Smooth Side Passenger set with two E-8s and the ten passenger cars. Same prices as for the VIA Rail sets.

We will have store stock of the VIA Rail sets but reservations are being taken for those who want to Guarantee acquiring a set. If you want an Illinois Central set please contact us and we will get one for you.
HO-Scale ANNOUNCEMENT
Walthers has announced a NEW  Canadian
National Russel Snow Plow Canadian National Russel Snow Plow .
Delivery July 2014 with an MSRP of $ 69.98 US$. With today's (Jan 15, 2014) exchange rate that would be $ 76.50. We have a few months before the model arrives so the exchange rate could get better . . . or worse. Final price to be determined on the day we import the models.
We will have store stock but reservations are being taken for those who want to Guarantee acquiring a model.
They are also coming in: Chesapeake & Ohio, Missouri Pacific, Northern Pacific, Pennsylvania and SOO Line.
HO-Scale The Rapido HO General American 37' Meat Refrigerator Cars have arrived. As we ordered based on customer orders, we only have a few spares for store stock.
 American Stores  Dugdale  Hormel  Hygrade's  Kingan (Large Logo)  Morris Rofkin  Torbin Packing
January 14, 2014
HO-Scale After along dry spell Atlas HO Scale Code100/83 Rail Joiners and power connectors are back in stock.
O-Scale The Canadian Toy Train Association  BCOL Bulkhead Flat
Car BCOL Bulkhead Flat Car has arrived in two- rail and three-rail.
January 11 2014
N-Scale We have received N-Scale Canadian Cylindrical Covered Hoppers from InterMountain:
 Red Canada CN Red Canada CNWX
Red Canada CP Red Canada CPWX
Canadian Wheat
BoardCanadian Wheat Board
 Canadian Wheat
Board CN Canadian Wheat Board CN.
 Canadian Wheat
Board CP Canadian Wheat Board CPWX.
 CP Rail CP Rail .
N-Scale We have received N-Scale Auto Racks from InterMountain:
 CNR Auto Rack Canadian National
Burlington
Northern Burlington Northern
Union PacificUnion Pacific
 Canadian PacificCanadian Pacific.
N-Scale January 2014 MicoTrains releases are now in stock.
HO Scale We have received assembled HO Scale Red Caboose  CNR Flat Cars CN 42' Flat Cars
A Red Caboose R-T-R.  Bear Creek
VineyardBeer Creek Vineyard Association Reefer
InterMountain  TTX Flat Cars 60' TTX Flat Cars
InterMountain  CNR ES44DC CNR ES44DC locomotives with and without sound.
Digitrax The New Digitrax sound decoders: SDH166D and SDXH166D are in stock. As well the PX112-10 Power Extender has arrived.
Magazines The January 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
The February 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine.
Magazines The February 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived.
January 10 2014
N-Scale Rapido Trains has announced N-Scale GMD-1 in five paint schemes plus undecorated.
Orders by June 2014 for delivery late 2014.
Details are now on our Rapido Trains N-Scale web page.
 1600 Series
Undecorated GMD-1  Undecorated GMD-1  1600 Series
Black Red  GMD-1 NAR GMD-1  Black Red
GMD-1  Black GMD-1  Green GMD-1


Click on the image for a larger view.
We are taking reservations for these models.
N-Scale The MicroTrains product web pages have been updated with the 2014 January releases.
HO-Scale The Athearn Web pages have been updated with most of the Nov/Dec 2013 releases. More to come as time permits.
January 7, 2014
N-Scale We have received a restock of Kaslo Shops Products.
In N-Scale we have received: NP-1, NP-2, NP-5, NK-18, NC-3, NK-8, NK-9 and NP-03.
HO-Scale We have received a restock of Kaslo Shops Products.
In HO-Scale we have received: HL-23, HL-3, HD-25, HD-26, HP-2, HD-18 and HD-22.
January 4, 2014
Magazines The November 2013 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.

We have received a restock of the December 2013 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine.
Books Advance Notice. The 2014  CDN Trackside Guide Canadian Trackside Guide is due Mid March 2014. We will have a good stock but if you wish to reserve a copy pleasse contact us and we will hold a copy for you.
Testors Paint The new Testors ACRYL line of RR Color paints have arrived.
P/N Description P/N Description P/N Description
4873  Reefer White Flat Paint Reefer White Flat 4874  Aged White Flat Paint Aged White Flat 4875  Aged Concrete Flat Paint Aged Concrete Flat
4876  Concrete Concrete 4877  Earth Earth 4878  Depot Buff Depot Buff Flat
4879  Reefer Yellow Reefer Yellow Flat 4880  Caboose Red Flat Caboose Red Flat 4881  Box Car Red Flat Box Car Red Flat
4882  Oxide Red Flat Oxide Red Flat 4883  Signal Green Flat Signal Green Flat 4884  Roof Brown Flat Roof Brown Flat
4885  Railroad Tie Brown Flat Railroad Tie Brown Flat 4886  Reefer Gray Flat Reefer Grey Flat 4887  Grimy Black Flat Grimy Black Flat
4888  Engine Black Flat Engine Black Flat
Color images from Testors web site. Your computer monitor may not render them accurately.
January 3, 2014
Magazines The Nov/Dec 2013 issue of  Canadian Railway Modeller Canadian Railway Modeller magazine has arrived.
December 31, 2013
Magazines The January 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
December 28, 2013
Magazines The December 2013 issue of  The GNR Goat the Great northern Goat magazine has arrived.
The Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 issue of  The Railroad Press the Railroad Press magazine has arrived. The lead article is: "Southwest Canada Classics - Colourful Railroading in the Canadian Rockies by Doug Harrop".
The January 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived. The cover story in on the MTB TT-Scale SW1200.
December 24, 2013
Magazines The January/February 2014 issue of  Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived.
December 21, 2013
Soundttaxx We received a restock of Soundtraxx DC products.
December 20, 2013
Digitrax We received a restock of Digitrax DC products including their new cabling products.
Weather A bit of  Snow Snow today. Nothing serious. Looks great! The roads are a bit slushy but quite passable.
Magazines The January/February 2014 issue of  Diesel Era Diesel Era magazine has arrived.
December 17, 2013
True-Line Trains We have been told that the True-Line Trains Mini Boxes have been shipped from China. It most likely means delivery in January 2014.
December 17, 2013
True-Line Trains We have been told that the True-Line Trains Mini Boxes have been shipped from China. It most likely means delivery in January 2014.
Rapido Trains Undecorated FP9A locomotives have arrived. All customers who ordered these models have been contacted.
December 14, 2013
Magazines The January 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
N-Scale The Fox Valley  PGE ex-Milw Bunk Cars PGE ex- MILW Bunk Cars have arrived. Three road numbers. $ 48.50
HO-Scale The Fox Valley  PGE ex-Milw Bunk Cars PGE ex- MILW Bunk Cars have arrived. Three road numbers. $ 75.50
Books  Rio Grande A Last look Back Rio Grande A Last Look Back 1974-2010 has arrived. $ 75.99
December 12, 2013
Sylvan We have received a small shipment from Sylvan. A restock of BCR Cabooses and the new Pickup Truck.
 Sylvan Models .
Services Repairs and Installations

Except for simple emergency repairs and DCC installations that can be done in the store, the Repair/DCC Installation Department is Closing Monday December 16 and will reopen in January 2014.
During this closure items will still be accepted with the understanding that they most likely will not be looked at until January 2014.
If you have items for repair or DCC installation in the store now, please contact Bill for a status update.
December 10, 2013
Magazines The December 2013 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
The January/February 2014 issue of  N-Scale N-Scale magazine has arrived.
December 7, 2013
Magazines A day for magazines with an even dozen magazines arriving.
Magazines The January/February 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
The December 2013 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
The December 2013 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Classic Trains Special Issue  All Aboard All Aboard Great Train Rides has arrived.
The Model Railroader Special Issue  103 Realistic Track Plans 103 Realistic Track Plans has arrived.
The January 2014  Trains Trains magazine has arrived. There is an interesting article on the Canadian.
Magazines The Nov/Dec 2013  Narrow Gauge
and Short Line Gazette Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette has arrived.
The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of  Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden has arrived.
Issue 2013-4 # 257 of the  Passenger Train Journal Passenger Train Journal magazine has arrived.
Magazines The January 2014 issue of 
Classic Toy Trains Classic toy Trains has arrived.
The December 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The January 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived. This issue starts the new "Rice Harbor" project layout.
December 5, 2013
Micro Trains The December 2013 MicroTrains releases are now on the web site.
Glue We have restocked our Super Glues. All flavours are now back in stock, most in three bottle sizes.
December 4, 2013
Magazines The January 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O Gauge Railroading magazine has arrived.
The Autumn 2013 issue of  The Sand House The Sandhouse (Vol 38, No. 3, Issue 151) has arrived.
November 29, 2013
Broadway Limited The trackmobiles have arrived. DC and DCC versions.
 BNSF Track Mobile  BNSF Trackmobile
 CN Track Mobile  CN Trackmobile
 CP Track Mobile  CP Trackmobile
November 28, 2013
Magazines The Oct 2013 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
The Dec 2013 issue of  Model Railroad News Magazine Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
Walthers The Deluxe Editions of the "PINE " series of the  Deluxe Santa Fe San Francisco Chief 10-6 Sleeper Santa Fe San Francisco Chief 10-6 Sleepers in stock. These plated cars have factory-Installed LED interior lighting that operates on DCC or DC layouts, and Preiser passengers. $ 129.59
Kaslo Shops The Kaslo Shops Kaslo Shops web page has been revamped to show what exactly we have in stock. After consulting with Kalso Shops we will remove all discontinued products and add any new ones they are releasing.
November 27, 2013
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (135-140) of the InterMountain  Red Canada Grain Car Red Canada CNR grain car have arrived. $ 34.95
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (135-140) of the InterMountain  Red Canada Grain Car Red Canada CPR grain car have arrived. $ 34.95
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (59-64) of the InterMountain  Canada Wheat Board Canada Wheat Board CPR grain car have arrived. $ 34.95
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (19-24) of the InterMountain  Canada Wheat Board Govmnt Car Canada Wheat Board Government CNR grain car have arrived. $ 34.95
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (19-24) of the InterMountain  Canada Wheat Board Govmnt Car Canada Wheat Board Government CPR grain car have arrived. $ 34.95
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (73-78) of the InterMountain  CPR Black Bathtub Gondola CPR Black Multi Mark bathtub coal gondola have arrived. $ 34.95
InterMountain HO Six new road numbers (31-36) of the InterMountain  Sultran Horizontal Logo Sultran Horizontal Logo bathtub coal gondola have arrived. $ 34.95
November 26, 2013
Digital We have the ESU  ESU DCC Decoder Tester Decoder tester back in stock. This new version has sockets for NMRA 8 pin, NEM651, PLUX21, PLUX22, Next18 and screw terminals for the basic functions, LEDs for functions up to four, a motor for a load and a Speaker for a sound decoder.
November 23, 2013
Magazines The Sept/Oct 2013  Sept/Oct Ztrack Magazine Ztrack magazine has arrived.
SoundTraxx The new SoundTraxx sound decoders for InterMountain Locomotives have arrived.
EMD 567, EMD 645 turbo, GE GEVO-12.
$ 107.95 Each
Rapido Trains Information on the Rapido Trains 2014 release of the FPA-4 and FPB-4 locomotives is now on the Rapido Trains FPA-4 and Rapido Trains FPB-4 sections of the Central Hobbies Rapido Trains Locomotives web page.
November 20, 2013
Shinohara Track We have received a small restock of Walthers Shinohara Code 83 track: #5 Left Hand turnouts and both RH and LH #10 turnouts.
November 19, 2013
Rapido Trains The first three numbers of the Rapido Trains CNR 1954 scheme FP9A units have arrived.
All people with reservations have been contacted if we have current contact information.
We have a very few models for stock.
November 16, 2013
Magazines The November 2013 issue of  Nov 2013 Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The October 2013  October 2013 The Dispatcher's Office The Dispatchers Office magazine has arrived.
The 3rd Quarter 2013  3rd Quarter 2013 The Milwaukee Railroader The Milwaukee Railroader magazine has arrived.
Books New books:
 America's greatest Circus Train America's Greatest Circus Train by Bruce C. Nelson
 Nevada County Narrow Gauge Nevada County Narrow Gauge by Gerald M. Best.
AZL Z-Scale The new AZL Z-Scale  Z-Scale Great Northern Heavy Mikado Great Northern Heavy Mikado has arrived.
November 14, 2013
O-27 New O Scale stock in Lionel, MTH and others.
November 14, 2013
Magazines The December 2013 issue of  Dec 2013 WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
The November / December 2013  Nov/Dec 2013 Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived.
November 8, 2013
N-Scale The 2014  2014 Walthers N-Scale Catalog Walthers N-Scale Catalog has arrived.
Magazines The December 2013  Dec 2013 Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
The Winter 2013  Winter 2013 Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The December 2013  Dec 2013 Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
The November/December 2013  Nov/Dec 2013 Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
Magazines The December 2013  Dec 2013 Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived. It has a good article on Dispatching a model railroad.
The Nov/Dec 2013  Nov/Dec 2013 O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
The November 2013  November 2013 Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
The November/December 2013  Nov/Dec 2013 S Gaugian S Gaugian magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Winter 2014  Winter 2014 The Modelers Annual Modelers Annual magazine has arrived.
The December 2013  December 2013 Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
November 5, 2013
Magazines The November 2013  Nov 2013 Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived. $ 4.95
November 2, 2013
Magazines The December 2013  Dec 2013 Scale Auto  Scale Auto magazine has arrived. $ 6.99
Walthers We have Deluxe Editions of the "Regal Series" of the  Deluxe Santa Fe San Francisco Chief 4-4-2 Sleeper Santa Fe San Francisco Chief 4-4-2 Sleepers in stock. These plated cars have factory-Installed LED interior lighting that operates on DCC or DC layouts, and Preiser passengers. $ 127.99
November 1, 2013
Athearn Genesis The November Athearn Genesis announcements Details at Athearn Genesis GP50 and Athearn Genesis GP9
October 29, 2013
Magazines The December 2013  Dec 2013 O Gauge Railroading  O Gauge Railroading magazine has arrived. $ 5.95
October 26, 2013
Magazines The November/December 2013  Nov/Dec 2013 Diesel Era  Diesel Era has arrived.
The November 2013  November 2013 Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman has arrived.
N-Scale We have the TOMYTEC Bus Running System in stock.  Tomytec bus System  for $ 138.99 Can$.
The battery powered buses have a magnet that follows a steel wire in the road. Control magnets can cause the bus to slow down or stop. The starter set is complete with roadbed, bus and power chassis.
N-Scale For the system we have the TOMYTEC Bus Collection BM-01  Tomytec bus collection for $ 63.99, and
additional BM-02 power chassis  Tomytec bus power chassis for $ 63.99, and
N-Scale Also components for the Tomix Tram system have arrived, Trolleys, power chassis for them, and track components.
 Tomytec Trolley Oval Trolley track Oval for $ 47.99,
 Tomytec Trolley Add-On Track Add-On track for $ 10.69.
N-Scale  Tomytec Trolley Centram Black Tram for $ 26.79,
 Tomytec Trolley Centram Silver Tram for $ 26.79.
 Tomytec Trolley Power Chassis Trolley Power Chassis for $ 58.89.
October 23, 2013
Books Volume 3 of the E&N saga: E and N Vol 3 The Canadian Pacific, VIA Rail and Shortline Years 1949-2013
has arrived. . We have a good stock in the store but if you want us to hold a copy for you, please let us know and we will set one aside for you.
Trackmobiles We are ordering Broadway Limited Track mobiles
Trackmobiles for delivery later this year.
We expect to have a few CNR, CPR, Unpainted and BNSF DCC versions in stock. If there is a specific unit you want please let us know and we will bring it in for you.
October 22, 2013
Magazines The September 2013  September 2013 GNR Goat GNR Goat has arrived.
October 18, 2013
Magazines The 2014 issue of  2014 Great Model Railroads Great Model Railroads has arrived.
The October 2013 issue of  October 2013 Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad has arrived.
The Fall 2013 issue of  Fall 2013 Railroad Explorer Railroad Explorer has arrived.
October 17, 2013
Magazines The November 2013 issue of  November 2013 WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
DCC We have received a restock of "Most" Digitrax DCC products.
October 12, 2013
Magazines The November/December 2013 issue of  Nov/Dec 2013 N-Scale N-Scale magazine has arrived.
The October 2013 issue of  October 2013 Railroads Illustrated Magazine Railroads Ilustrated magazine has arrived.
DCC We have received a restock of "Most" SoundTraxx products including the two new sizes of speakers.
October 10, 2013
Railflyer Products As Railflyer has ceased to exist as a company it is time to sell of their products.

All in stock Railflyer paint is reduced from $ 5.25 Can$ to $ 2.23 Can$ or take all stock on hand (abhout 80 bottles) for $ 160.00.
Colours on hand (two to six bottles): White, Black, Non-Reflective Black, Machine Grey, Interior Beige, Interior Brown, Interior Grey/Green, Silver, EMD Primer Grey, Red Oxide Primer, CN Red #10, CN Grey #17, CR Blue, BN Green, CPR Action Red, CPR Bright Red and SOO Red.

All in stock Railflyer parts are on sale for 50% off.
October 9, 2013
Books  Railroad Family Trees North American Railroad Family Trees, an Infographic History of the Industry's Merges and Evolution. An interesting book with many colour diagrams of the industries mergers including a chapter speculating on future possibilities. Covers Canada and the US. $ 42.95 Can$
Magazines The October/November/December issue of  Oct/Nov/Dec the Railroad Press The Railroad Press magazine has arrived.
The Nov/Dec 2013 issue of  Nov/Dec N Scale Railroading Magazine N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
October 3, 2013
Rapido Trains HO Scale Rapido has announced that the Park Car from their Canadian train set will now be available separately.
There will be CPR Maroon, CP Rail, VIA, VIA HEP and stainless steel unlettered. Each series will have four different names and an unnamed. Unnamed cars come with a decal set with names and the differing length name boards. None of the names being released duplicate what was done in the train sets.
Cars will be $ 109.00 Can$.
Orders by Jan 24, 2014 for delivery Summer 2014.

Full details are on our Rapido Trains Passenger Car web page.

We are accepting reservations for these cars.
$ 109.00 Can$
Rapido Trains HO Scale Rapido has announced that the Coach from their Canadian train set will now be available separately.
Liveries are: Amtrak, Atlantic Coast Line, Chicago & Eastern Illinois, Metro North, New york Central, Penn Central, Pennsylvania - Congressional, Pennsylvania - Fleet of Modernism, Rock Island, Seaboard Lumber, Santa Fe, Seaboard Coast Line, Southern, and Stainless Steel unlettered. There are multiple numbers and road names for each scheme.

MSRP is 99.00 Can $

Orders by Jan 24, 2014 for delivery Summer 2014.

Full details are on our Rapido Trains Passenger Car web page.

Reservations will be required to get these cars.
$ 99.00 Can$
N-Scale A special run for Walthers from Blueford Shops  Peabody Coal Hopper Set
Peabody Coal Company Hopper Set .
$ 74.75 Can$
Magazines The October 2013 issue of  October 2013 Branchline Magazine Branchline magazine has arrived.
October 2, 2013
Books New books from Morning Sun
 VIA the first 25 Years VIA the first 25 Years 1976-2001
 Amtrak Power in Color Vol 1 Amtrak Power in Color Vol 1
 Steel Mill Railroads Vol 5 Steel Mill Railroads Volume 5
 Prairie Depots Vol 1 Prairie Depots Volume 1 Great Northern with smaller chapters on MP, T&P, A&O, SLSF and MKT.
And a restock of a few Canadian titles.
Micro Trains The October 2013 Microtrains releases are now on our web site.
Athearn The October 2013 Athearn Announcements are being added to our web pages as time permits.
Magazines The October 2013 issue of the  October 2013 Narrow gauge Downunder Magazine Narrow Gauge Downunder magazine has arrived.
The Sept/Oct 2013 issue of the  Sept/Oct Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette   Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette magazine has arrived.
The 2013 issue of the  Scale Auto Contest Cars Special Issue Scale Auto Contest Cars Special Issue has arrived.
The Fall / Winter 2013 issue of  Fall/Winter Sn3 Modeler magazine Sn3 Modeler magazine has arrived.
Magazines The November 2013 issue of  November 2013 Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains has arrived.
The November issue of  November 2013 Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The November/December 2013 issue of  Nov/Dec Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden magazine has arrived.
The November 2031 issue of  November Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
September 28, 2013
Magazines The October 2013 issue of  October 2013 Model Railroad News Model Railroad News has arrived.
The July/August 2013 issue of  July / August 2013 Ztrack  Ztrack magazine has arrived.
September 27, 2013
Testors Paint Testors is releasing some of their old Floquil/PolyScale Railroad Colours in their ACRYL line of paints. We will be stocking these colours when they are delivered - October 2013 or later.
P/N Descritption
4873 TES4873 REEFER WHITE FLAT
4874 TES4874 AGED WHITE FLAT
4875 TES4875 AGED CONCRETE FLAT
4876 TES4876 CONCRETE
4877 TES4877 EARTH
4878 TES4878 DEPOT BUFF FLAT
4879 TES4879 REEFER YELLOW FLAT
4880 TES4880 CABOOSE RED FLAT
4881 TES4881 BOXCAR RED FLAT
4882 TES4882 OXIDE RED FLAT
4883 TES4883 SIGNAL GREEN FLAT
4884 TES4884 ROOF BROWN FLAT
4885 TES4885 RAILROAD TIE BROWN FLAT
4886 TES4886 REEFER GRAY FLAT
4887 TES4887 GRIMY BLACK FLAT
4888 TES4888 ENGINE BLACK FLAT
~ $ 3.65 Est.
September 25, 2013
O Scale We have received a small stock of the Canadian Toy Train Association special run  CTTA B/A Oil Tank Car B/A Tank Cars .

We have Two-Rail models for $ 87.50 CDN$ (three road numbers left)
and Three-Rail models for $ 81.99 CDN$. (all four road numbers available).
September 21, 2013
Digitrax We have received a small restock of Digitrax products. UT4s are back in stock.

 Digitrax 20 Year Pin Digitrax 20 Year Pin .

Digitrax turned 20 this January.
September 19, 2013
Magazines The September 2013 issue of  Sept 2013 WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
The October 2013 issue of  October 2013 WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
Due to distribution issues these two issues of the WCRA news arrived together.
September 19, 2013
Atlas N-Scale Atlas N-Scale Code 80 flex track is back in stock.
The New improved price is: $ 4.75.
Athearn New Athearn products have arrived: BC Rail R/W/B Cabooses (3-numbers). Tractors, Wide Vision cabooses, Bay-Window cabooses, 30K tank cars.
From Athearn Genesis 33.9K Tank Cars - Procor (Early and Late), UTLX, and CGTX.
September 18, 2013
Rapido Trains We have received our final shipment of Rapido Angus Wide-Vision Cabooses. All reservations have been filled and we have store stock.
Rapido Trains We have received our final shipment of Rapido CNR 61 Scheme FP9s. All reservations have been filled and we have store stock.
September 17, 2013
Magazines The September-October 2013 issue of  Sept/OCt 2013 Canadian Rails Canadian Rails has arrived.
The September 2013 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The August/September 2013  Aug/Sept 2013 Model Cars Magazine Model Cars magazine has arrived.
Shinohara We have received a small restock of Walthers/Shinohara Code 83 Turnouts, #5 LH&RH and #8 RH.
September 12, 2013
N-Scale The September 2013 MicroTrains are now on the web pages.
September 10, 2013
Books Volume 3 of the E&N saga: E and N Vol 3 The Canadian Pacific, VIA Rail and Shortline Years 1949-2013
is due in October. We will have a good stock in the store but if you want us to hold a copy for you, please let us know and we will set one aside for you.
September 7, 2013
Magazines The October 2013 issue of Classic toy Trains Magazine Model Railroad News Classic Toy Trains has arrived.
The October 2013 issue of Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
The September/October 2013  Sept/Oct 2013 Live Steam Magazine Live Steam magazine has arrived.
The October 2013 issue of  October 2013 Model Railroader
Magazine Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
Magazines The September 2013 issue of Railfan and Railroad Magazine Railfan and Railroad has arrived.
The Sept/Oct 2013 issue of s gaugian s gaugian magazine has arrived.
The October 2013  Oct 2013 Trains Magazine Trains magazine has arrived.
September 6, 2013
Magazines The Summer 2013 issue of The Sandhouse The Sandhouse has arrived.. $ 4.95
September 5, 2013
Magazines The September issue of September 2013 Branchline Branchline has arrived..
It has an article on the West Coast Express
$ 4.95
September 4, 2013
Magazines The July/August 2013 issue of Canadian Railway Modeller Canadian Railway Modeller has arrived. $ 7.75

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