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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
November 22, 2014
N Walthers
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The Walthers 2015 2015 Walthers N Z Catalogue has arrived.
$ 16.99
N Kato
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The new kato N-Scale ES44s have arrived.

Available in both  Kato N-scale CN ES44AC CNR and CPR

 Kato N-scale CPR ES44AC .
Magazines The September/October 2014 issue of  Ztrack Ztrack magazine has arrived.
The November/December 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
November 21, 2014
HO Athearn Ready to Run
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Athearn has rerun their Shorty Heavyweight Passengers cars in the CNR Green/Black/Gold paint scheme.
 CNR Baggage Car CNR Baggage .
 CNR Pullman CNR Pullman .
 CNR Dining Car CNR Dining .
 CNR Coach CNR Choach .
 CNR Observation Car CNR Observation .
This is a very attractive scheme. The shorter cars are perfect for smaller layouts and a train of them will not overwhelm a layout.
$ 35.50
November 19, 2014
Magazines The November 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated has arrived.
The Classic Trains Special Issue  Train's of the 1940's Trains of the 1940's has arrived.
The November/December 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains has arrived.
Magazines The Model Railroader special issue  How to Build Small Model Railroads How to Build Small Model Railroads has arrived.
November 18, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
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The Rapido Trains  NAR GMD-1s NAR GMD-1s have arrived. All reservations have been filled and contacted (phone or email). We have a few Sound and Non Sound spares.
The Rapido Trains  Undec GMD-1s Undecorated GMD-1s have arrived. All reservations have been filled and contacted (phone or email). We have a few Sound and Non Sound spares.
Magazines The December 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
November 15, 2014
HO Walthers
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New from Walthers:  Canadian Pacific Snow Plow Canadian Pacific Russell Snowplow
$ 79.99
November 14, 2014
Magazines It's Back!
The July to October 2014 issue of  Railroad Model Craftsman Railroad Model Craftsman has arrived.
November 12, 2014
Book We now have the book  Railway Rock Gang Railway Rock Gang by Gary Sim in stock for $ 80.00.
November 6, 2014
Magazines The 2015 issue of  Great Model Railroads Great model Railroads has arrived.
Magazines It's back!
The July-October 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
The December 2014  Trains  Trains magazine has arrived.
The November/December 2014 issue of  S Gaugian S Gaugian magazine has arrived.
Magazines The December 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The November/December 2014  Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
The December 2014 issue of   Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Winter 2014 issue of  Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The December 2014  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
November 1, 2014
Magazines The November 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
The 3rd Quarter 2014 issue of  The Milwaukee Railroader The Milwaukee Railroader magazine has arrived.
The December 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
September 27, 2014
DCC Soundtraxx
 Soundtraxx DCC Logo

We have received a small restock of Soundtraxx products. More coming next week.
 Digitrax Logo

We have received a small restock of Digitrax decoders and other products.
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 Circuitron Smail We have received a Circuiron SMAIL "Slow Motion Actuator with Integrated Logic". Essentially a Tortoise Switch machine with a DCC decoder. The 800-6200TB version is shown. The 6200 has solder pads. The -TB version has a terminal block.
October 31, 2014
Magazines The November 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
October 30, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
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The Rapido Trains  1000 Series CNR GMD-1s CNR 10001 Series GMD-1s have arrived. All reservations have been filled and contacted (phone or email). We have a few sound equipped spares.
$ 325.00 Cdn$
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The second part of our order of Rapido Trains 
Unlettered Park Car Park Cars has arrived. All reservations have been filled and contacted (phone or email). We have spares.
$ 109.00 Cdn$
October 28, 2014
Magazines The September/October 2014 issue of  Trains Canadian Rail magazine has arrived.
It has an article on the Grand Trunk Pacific - Canada's Second Transcontinental railway
The December 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O Gauge Railroading magazine has arrived.
It is the Christmas issue.
The November 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
HOn3  BlackStone Models logo
We have received a restock of the new BlackStone Models HOn3 Flat Cars and Drop Bottom Gondolas.
October 17, 2014
Tools  MagEyes logo
We have restocked our MagEyes products.
October 15, 2014
N Micro Trains
 Micro Trains


All our pent-up backorders from Micro Trains have arrived.
October 11, 2014
HO Walthers
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Logo


New from Walthers:  2015 Walthers HO Scale
Catalogue 2015 Walthers HO Scale Catalogue
$ 16.99
Magazines The November 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The November 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The September/October 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains has arrived.
Magazines A week for magazines with Eleven different Titles arriving.
Magazines The November/December October 2014 issue of  Steam in the Garden Steam in the Garden has arrived.
The Fall/Winter 2014 issue of  Sn3 Modeler Sn3 Modeler has arrived.
The November 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains has arrived.
Magazines The October 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder has arrived.
The September/October 2014 issue of  Narrow gauge and Short Line Gazette Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette has arrived.
The September/October 2014 issue of  Diesel Era Diesel Era has arrived.
Magazines The Nov/Dec 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading has arrived.
The 2014 Annual issue of  Trains Annual Locomotive Motive Power Review Trains Annual Locomotive Motive Power Review has arrived.
LEDs Evan Designs
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New from Evan Designs:  Evans Led Kit Model Lighting LED kits.
$ 17.25
October 8, 2014
HO Walthers
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New from Walthers:  Indian Series 24 Dplx Sleeper 85' P-S "Indian" Series 24 Duplex Roomette Sleeper Santa Fe San Francisco Chief (Deluxe Version)
$ 137.99
HO Walthers
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New from Walthers Mainline: 37' 2980 CU Ft Covered Hoppers (BN and DM&E) and
40' 50-Ton Drop Bottom Gondolas( MP, GN, UP, CB&Q and Santa Fe)
Both mulitple road numbers.
$ 28.75
October 7, 2014
Magazines The October 2014 issue of  The Dispatchers Office The Dispatchers Office has arrived.
The October 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated has arrived.
October 4, 2014
Books New from Morning Sun:  BN Power in Color V 2 Burlington Northern Power in Color Volume 2 has arrived. $ 68.99
Books New from Kalmach Books:  Great American Railroad Stories Great American Railroad Stories 75 years of Trains magazine has arrived. $ 45.99
Magazines The Oct/Nov/Dec 2014 issue of  The Railroad Press The Railroad Press has arrived.
The 2014 issue of  2014 Contest Cars 2014 Contest Cars has arrived.
The September 2014 issue of  the Great Northern Goat the Great Northern Goat has arrived.
HO BLMA
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New from BLMA Models:  Trinity 64' Reefer Union Pacific Trinty 64' Reefer Multiple road numbers.
$ 45.99
HO Bluford Shops
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New from BLMA Models:  Transfer Caboose Transfer Caboose Multiple road names and numbers.
$ 57.50
October 3, 2014
Magazines The October 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline has arrived. $ 5.25 CDN
October 1, 2014
Decals Black Cat
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We have received a restock of Black Cat decals in several scales.
September 27, 2014
DCC Cobalt
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 Cobalt DCC Switch Machine







New from DCC Concepts - Cobalt Digital
Cobalt Digital (Single Pack) One Cobalt DIGITAL READY Point Motor with built-in NMRA compatible DCC decoder. Includes all installation accessories. Suitable for all Gauges from large to very small.
$ 37.99 Cdn$
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We have received a small restock of Digitrax decoders and other products.
DCC SoundTraxx
 SoundTraxx Logo  Soundcar Decoder







New from SoundTraxx: SoundCar Digital Sound Decoder
The 16-bit Tsunami SoundCar Digital Sound Decoder is the only DCC decoder to replicate railcar sounds, such as the clickety-clack, flange squeal, flat spots, generator, brake cylinders, and glad hand release. It also includes a selection of user-adjustable horns, bells and whistles for cab cars and cabooses. For even more realism, the decoder has four Hyperlight lighting outputs for interior and exterior lights.
Single Decoder - $ 48.59 CDN$
HOn3 Blackstone Models HOn3
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New from Blackstone Models
  • 2014 Release of D&RGW 800 Series Drop Bottom Gondolas - Six Road Numbers - $ 68.49 CDN Each.
  • D&RGW 6000 Series Flat Car - 2014 Release - five road numbers - $ 56.98 CDN Each
  • C-19 Steam Locomotive Second Release - Rio Grande Southern #40. Weathered with sound - $633.95 CDN
  • C-19 Steam Locomotive Second Release - Rio Grande Southern #41. Weathered with sound - $633.95 CDN
September 26, 2014
HO InterMountain
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New from InterMountain:  CP Rail Expo 86 Locomotive CP Rail Expo 86 Locomotive Three road numbers: 5678, 5748 and 5775.
DC only - $ 169.98
DCC and Sound - $ 259.98
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New from InterMountain:  ONR Locomotive Ontario Northland SD40-2 Four road numbers.
DC only - $ 169.98
DCC and Sound - $ 259.98
September 22, 2014
Magazines The October 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.

The 12-2 2014 issue of  CP-Tracks CP-Tracks has arrived. - It has the second part of the Article on the CPR "Canadian".
HO Rapido Trains
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The Rapido Trains  Unlettered Park Car Park Cars are arriving. We have received our first shipment. There is a second one to come. Reservations are being filled in the order they were received. If you are unable to pick up your car in a week or so, we will release it to another person on the reservation list and move your reservation to the second shipment.
$ 109.00 Cdn$
September 16, 2014
HO TrueLine Trains
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New from TrueLine Trains:  CP Rail Express reefers CPR and CP Rail Express Box cars.

Due to a screwup at the Factory in China, these cars were shipped without couplers. TrueLine will be supplying couplers shortly.

For now we (Central Hobbies) are supplying your choice of Kadee #148 or #158 couplers with the car sets we sell.
$ 89.98 Cdn$ a set.
HO TrueLine Trains
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From TrueLine Trains a massive shipment of box cars, CPR, CNR, CP Rail, and more.

Due to a screwup at the Factory in China, these cars were shipped without couplers. TrueLine will be supplying couplers shortly.

For now we (Central Hobbies) are supplying your choice of Kadee #148 or #158 couplers with the cars we sell.
September 13, 2014
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  ztrack ztrack magazine has arrived.
The September 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
N  Kato Logo




We have received the new Kato N-Scale Gunderson MAXI-IV Double Stack cars  Kato N-Scale Turntable

Images from Kato.
HO Walthers Proto
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We have received the new Walthers Proto ATSF F3A Santa Fe F3 Locomotive
$ 302.49 CDN
We have received the new Walthers Proto ATSF F3A & B Sets Santa Fe F3A/B Sets $ 593.49 CDN
Books We have two new books from White River:

Rio Grande Heart of the Rockies Rio Grande Heart of the Rockies

 Western Pacific's Final Decade
Western Pacific's Final Decade
$ 89.95 Cdn$ each
September 12, 2014
Books We now have the book:
Historical Guide to CPR Stations in BCAn Historical Guide to Canadian Pacific Railway Station in British Columbia $ 24.95 Cdn$
DCC Broadway Limited Imports
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New from Broadway Limited Imports:  Broadway Limited Address Changer Address Changer
$ 89.59 Cdn$
September 10, 2014
HO Athearn
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New arrivals from Athearn:
  • More Athearn Ready-to-Run SD60s - Canadian Pacific and Canadian National, Two road numbers each, $ 144.95 CDN$.
  • More Athearn Genesis ES44AC - Canadian Pacific Rd#s 8728, 8742, 8750. DCC and Sound - $ 329.98. DC only - $ 219.99
  • Athearn Genesis GP50 Phase II - BNSF Rd# 3112- $ 269.98 - DCC and Sound.
September 9, 2014
HO Walthers Trainline
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We have received the new Walthers Trainline  CN Track Cleaning Car CN Track Cleaning Car
$ 27.98 CDN
September 6, 2014
Magazines The September/October 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
The October 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
The October 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
Magazines The October 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
The October 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The August/September 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
September 5, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
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The Rapido Trains  Unlettered Budd Coach Unlettered Budd Coaches have arrived.
$ 99.00 Cdn$
August 30, 2014
Magazines The October 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto has arrived.
Magazines  Carstens Publications Logo




 Railroad Model Craftsman Logo  Railfan & Railroad Logo





After a week of speculation by someone (< G >) it has been announced that White River Publications is taking over Railroad Model Craftsman and Railfan & Railroad magazines.

The Official Press Release is on the Cartsens Web Site .
O Scale  Canadian Toy Train Association Logo





 PGE Flat Car





We have received the new Canadian Toy Train Association PGE Trailer on a PGE Flat Car. Available in two or three-rail models. Three road numbers.
$ 99.99 CDN$
August 29, 2014
HO Walthers/Shinohara Code 83 Track
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The Walthers / Shinohara code 83 Track has been inventoried and the web page updated.
August 26, 2014
HO Tangent
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More Tangent Models 6,000 Gallon 3 Compartment Tank Cars have arrived. We have Undecorated Ready-To-Run, MPCX and Champling Refining back in short stock.
All $ 50.35 Cdn$.
Also SOO Line and Manitoba covered hoppers.
Magazines The September 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
The July/August 2014 issue of  Canadian Railway Modeller Canadian Railway Modeller has arrived.
The 2014-3 issue of  Passenger Train Journal Passenger Train Journal has arrived.
August 26, 2014
Magazines The September 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
The September 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
HO Scale  Mt Albert logo




We have received a good restock of Mt Albert HO Scale lumber and ties (both regular and contour).
August 22, 2014
Magazines  Carstens Publications Logo




 Railroad Model Craftsman Logo  Railfan & Railroad Logo





After weeks of rumours and missing magazines, Carstens has finally released a statement about what is going on.
On their Facebook page they said: "Carstens Publications has announced that negotiations are taking place with several companies regarding the future publishing of Railfan & Railroad, Railroad Model Craftsman, and Flying Models magazines. All involved ask for your patience at this time."

At this time it is not known who the buyer is. They have commented that subscriptions will be honoured.

Carsten Publications closed 5 PM Friday evening.
We hope that a new buyer is found soon and that the publications will come back.
August 21, 2014
DCC  NCE Logo







As the number of NCE DCC products we carry has been increasing it was past time to create an NCE DCC Products Web Page .
DCC  TCS Logo







With the number of TCS DCC products we carry, it was time to create a TCS DCC Products Web Page .
August 20, 2014
Books  Morning Sun Logo






As we have a shelf of Morning Sun Books and it is sometimes difficult to pick them out in the many pages of books we have, we have created a Morning Sun Books Web Page .
August 19, 2014
Magazines The Summer 2014 issue of  The Sandhouse The Sandhouse Journal has arrived. This has the second part of "The Royal Hudson Story".
August 14, 2014
Books The New Morning Sun Book  Piggyback Color Guide Vol 2 Piggyback Color Guide Vol 2 I to X has arrived $ 66.99 Cdn$
N  Atlas Logo




New from Atlas N-Scale GP35s:
CP Rail  CP Rail GP35
Great Northern  Great northern GP35
RailAmerica - Southern Ontario Railway  RailAmerica GP35
All in multiple road number. All available in DC for $ 132.95 CDN$ or with NCE DCC for $ 171.50 CDN$.

Images from Atlas.
August 13, 2014
Magazines The Sept/Oct 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
The Sept/Oct 2014 issue of  N Scale N Scale magazine has arrived.
The July/August 2014 issue of  Diesel Era Diesel Era magazine has arrived.
August 12, 2014
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived.
August 9, 2014
Magazines The September 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
. The September 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The September 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette magazine has arrived.
. The September/October 2014 issue of  Steam in The Garden Steam in the Garden magazine has arrived.
The July/August 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
Magazines The August 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
. The Fall 2014 issue of  Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The Second Quarter 2014 issue of  The Milwaukee Railroader The Milwaukee Railroader magazine has arrived.
Magazines The 2014 issue of  The Narrow Gauge Annual The Narrow Gauge Annual magazine has arrived. This is the last issue of this publication.
N  Kato Logo




We have received the new Kato N-Scale Turntable and accessories.  Kato N-Scale Turntable

Images from Kato.
N  Trainworx Logo




We have received the new Trainworx 85' Flat cars.- $ 33.50.
 Trainworx 85' Flat Car
and the new 40' Trailers
Great Northern - $ 19.99.  Trainworx 40' Trailer Great Northern - $ 19.99.  Trainworx 40' Trailer
Great Northern Big Sky Blue - $ 17.85  Trainworx 40' Trailer Western Fruit Express - $ 17.85  Trainworx 40' Trailer
Great Northern - $ 17.85  Trainworx 40' Trailer Northern Pacific - $ 17.85  Trainworx 40' Trailer
Northern Pacific - $ 17.85  Trainworx 40' Trailer Northern Pacific - $ 17.85  Trainworx 40' Trailer

Images from Trainworx.
August 7, 2014
HO Athearn
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New arrivals from Athearn:
  • Athearn Ready-to-Run SD60s - Canadian Pacific and Canadian National, Two road numbers each, $ 142.98 CDN$.
  • Athearn Genesis ES44AC - BNSF Rd#s 5767, 5832, 5886, 5955 - DCC and Sound - $ 329.98
  • Athearn Genesis ES44AC - Canadian Pacific Rd#s 8728, 8742, 8750. DCC and Sound - $ 329.98. DC only - $ 219.99
  • Athearn Genesis GP50 Phase II - BNSF Rd# 3112- $ 269.98 - DCC and Sound.
  • Athearn Genesis UTC 33K LPG Tank Cars:
    • Union Tank Car Co 'Flat Panel'
    • Exxon-Mobil Group 'Early'
    • Procor (White) 'Early'
    • Procor (Black) 'Late'
    • UTLX 'Flat Panel' '100th Anniversary Logo
    • UTLX (Blue) 'Late'
    Multiple Road numbers in Each Paint scheme. All $ 52.79 CDN$ each.
  • Athearn Ready-to-Run - Stream Lined Passenger cars - Santa Fe seven cars, $ 32.98 each.
August 2, 2014
Magazines The August 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
HO Tangent
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The Tangent Models 6,000 Gallon 3 Compartment Tank Cars have arrived. We have the following models in stock.
Delaware & Hudson "Company Service"  D & H Company Service
GATX "Black Lease" 1941+ Sorry no stock.
GATX "Black Lease" 1968+  GATX Black Lease 1968+
GATX "Black Lease" 1958+ Sorry no stock
GATX "Celanese" Green  Celanese Green
HHCX "Champlin Refining Company" - Sorry no stock.
MPCX "Original Silver and Black 1935? - Sorry no stock
STCX "Black Lease" 1930+ - Sorry no stock.
Undecorated KIT - On Hand.
Undecorated RTR Black GA 6,000 Gal 3-Compartment Tank - Sorry no stock.
All $ 49.99 Can$.
If the demand is there we will do another order.
Images from Tangent.
HO Walthers
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The latest model in the Santa Fe San Francisco Chief Name Train Series has arrived:
 85' P-S Lunch Counter Car Deluxe 85' P-S Lunch Counter Diner Dormitory Car
$ 131.99 CND$.
Images from Walthers.
July 31, 2014
HO  TLT Logo

As we are stocking a growing selection of products from Tangent Scale Models we have created a Tangent Scale Models Web Page .
July 30, 2014
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
July 29, 2014
HO  TLT Logo

Our first shipment of GMD-1s have arrived.
HO  TLT Logo

A new shipment of Rapido Trains Leg-Rest coaches have arrived. CN 61 scheme, Great Northern and Northern Pacific.
HO  TLT Logo

Our shipment of Rapido Trains 'Dayniter' Leg Rest Coaches in the ONR Modern scheme have arrived.
Magazines The August 2014 Issue  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
July 26, 2014
Magazines Issue 55 of  TimberTimes TimberTimes magazine has arrived.
HO  TLT Logo

The TrueLine Trains Web Page has been updated.
July 23, 2014
Misc More updates, new brass items CPR and Misc, Trains Canada Web Page updated with stock status and more.
July 19, 2014
Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  Z-Track Z-Track magazine has arrived.
N  Kato Logo




We have received the new Kato VIA Locomotives and Car Sets.
  •  VIA E8 1800 VIA E8 Rd# 1800 $ 103.98.






  •  VIA E8 1802 VIA E8 Rd# 1802 $ 103.98.






  •  VIA Passenger Set  VIA Passenger car Sets







  • Six car sets $ 191.98 CDN$.
    Four Car add-on Sets - $ 136.98

Images from Kato.
July 18, 2014
Z  Microtrains Logo


MicroTrains Z-Scale products have been inventoried and the web pages have been updated.
July 17, 2014
Z  AZL Logo

AZL Z-Scale products have been inventoried and a new AZL Web Page has been created for their products.
July 15, 2014
Misc A day for updates.
N  Microtrains Logo


All MicroTrains web pages have been updated with May/June/July releases.
Digital Sprog II Programmer
The Sprog DCC Section of the Other DCC Products Web page has been updated with new products and current stock status.
July 10, 2014
Magazines The July 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  The Dispatchers Office The Dispatcher's Office has arrived.
N  Kato Logo




New from Kato in N-Scale  E655 Series NAGOMI Train Set KATO N Scale 10-1123 JR Electric Train Series E655 'Nagomi' 5-Car Set $ 291.50 CDN$.



 Add-on car for Nagomi E655 Add-on car for Nagomi E655 $ 65.98 CDN$.

Both items sold as a set.

Images from Kato.
July 10, 2014
Books CNRHA
The Canadian National Railway Historical Association has released
 CNRHA Vol two
Diesels Canadian National Railways Diesels Vol 2. The Road Switcher: From Steam's Final Decade to Privatization.
$ 54.95 Cdn$.
July 8, 2014
HO A few things slipped in over the last week or so that I have not had time to list.
HO  MTH Logo



We have received the new MTH  CNR Hoppers Canadian National USRA 55 Ton Twin Hopper. Singles - $ 38.99 CDN$. Six-Pack - $ 219.99 CDN$.
Image from MTH.
N  InterMountain




We have received the new InterMountain FPA7 and F7B CPR locomotives.
  •  CPR FP7A Canadian Pacific Railway Script FP7A several Road Numbers.
  •  CPR F7B Canadian Pacific Railway Script F7BA several Road Numbers.
    Images from InterMountain.
HOn3 We have purchased an HOn3 estate collection. It included:
  • several BlackStone model locomotives. All in good shape showing some wheel wear. A bit dusty.
    On the Blackstone Models Blackstone Models Web page with sale prices
  • a very few BlackStone models cars. Also on the web page.
  • HOn3 Kits and assembled models from 'The Model Railroad General Store(E&B Kits)', Rail Line - Idler Flat Cars, Grandt Line, Taurus Products, Durango Press and others.
  • and other really neat stuff that I have looked at but not priced yet.
If time ever permits they will be listed in the HOn3 section of the HO Scale web page.
July 4, 2014
HO  Atlas Logo



We have received the new Atlas release of Alco S2 Switchers;
  •  CPR S2 Canadian Pacific Railway Script $ 164.95 CDN$ three Road Numbers: 7013, 7061 and 7091
  • Also available with DCC and ESU LOK Sound for $ 285.95 CDN$












  •  GNR S2 Great Northern Railway $ 164.95 CDN$ two Road Numbers: 1 and 4.













  • Undecorated (Verticle Shutters) with DCC and ESU LOK Sound for $ 285.95 CDN$
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading magazine has arrived.
The August 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The August 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July/Aug/Sept 2014 issue of  The Railroad Press The Railroad Press has arrived.
The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of  Railroad Explorer Railroad Explorer - The Eastern Rail Photo Journal has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge Downunder Narrow Gauge Downunder has arrived.
DCC  Sprog DCC Logo






We have restocked:

 Sprog III Sprog III $ 142.99 CDN$









 SBOOST Sboost 3 Amp Booster $ 104.99 CDN$









 Sprog Nano Sprog Nano $ 43.99 CDN$



 Speedometer Speedometer $ 82.99 CDN$
July 2, 2014
Magazines The August/September 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O Gauge Railroading has arrived.
Decals  Black Cat Logo We have received a restock of BlackCat decals. Prices have increased for new stock. Old store stock remains at the older prices.
June 28, 2014
Magazines The July 2014 issue of  Model Railway News Model Railway News has arrived.
The Classi Trains Special Issue 14  Trains of the 1960s Trains of the 1960s has arrived.
Books We have received the Morning Sun Book  BN Power in color Vol 1 Burlington Northern Power in Color Volume 1: Locomotives #1 - 2999 by Stephen M. Timko $ 66.99
Books We have received the new Kalmbach Book -  Basic Scenery "Basic Scenery"
Some interesting ideas in it. As well if you are a Maine two-Foot fan many of the example pictures are from an On30 SR&RL layout.
$ 22.25
HOn30 MiniTrains HOn30
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New HOn30 from MiniTrains:
  • 1501 F&C Train set 0-4-0 with 4 passenger cars  F & C Passenger Set $ 221.98
  • 5102 Set of Four cement cars. Four Cement cars  $ 37.99
  • 5107 Set of two Mine Cars  Two Mine Cars Sold
Images from MiniTrains.
HO Bachmann
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New from Bachmann CNR GE44 Tonner Rd# 1. CNR 44-Tonner $ 109.99 Can$.
Images from Bachmann.
HO Walthers Proto 1000
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we have a restock of Watlhers Proto 1000  RDCs RDCs ; 1s, 2s and threes.
Image from Walthers.
June 27, 2014
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
June 26, 2014
HO Tangent
 Tangent Models Logo Tangent Models CRDX "Manitoba" Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4750 Covered Hoppers.  CRDX Manitoba Car (and other Tangent Models) are in stock..
Image from Tangent.
June 25, 2014
HO Walthers
Arrived
Walthers Russell Snow Plows have arrived. All those who have reserved a model are being contacted. We have store stock.
All $ 77.69 CDN$
June 14, 2014
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  N Scale N Scale magazine has arrived. It features a Tim Horton cover with a picture of Mark Dance's layout.
The June 2014 issue of  Great Northern Goat the Great Northern Goat , the GNR Historical Society magazine has arrived.
June 7, 2014
N New from Atlas - Canadian Pacific GP38-2
Three road Numbers: 4508, 4510, 4511.
 CPR Atlas GP38-2 Canadian Pacific Rd# 4508
Image from Atlas.
$ 132.98
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  Steam in The Garden Steam in The Garden magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Model Railroading Model Railroading magazine has arrived.
Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette magazine has arrived.
The 2014-2 issue of  Passenger Train Journal Passenger Train Journal magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
Magazines The July/August 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading  N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
The July 2014 issue of  Classic Toy Trains Classic Toy Trains magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  O Scale Trains O Scale Trains magazine has arrived.
June 6, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
The first shipment of the new Light Weight Coaches have arrived.
Price is $ 84.95 per car.
Models in stock:
We brought in enough for advance orders and a few for stock.
$ 84.95
HO Athearn Trains
We have received a shipment of Athearn and Athearn genesis products including the "Tank-Train" cars. $ 84.95
June 4, 2014
Hunterline We have restocked the Hunterline stains.
Rapido We have received replacement winterization hatches from Rapido.
Calendars Steamscenes 2015 Calendars are now in the store.
Calendar information is on our Steamscenes Calendar web page.

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Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
The Spring 2014 issue of  Sandhouse  The Sandhouse magazine has arrived.
The lead article is on the Royal Hudson.
June 3, 2014
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  Canadian Rail Canadian Rail magazine has arrived.
May 27, 2014
HO Sylvan Scale Models
We have received a stock of the new Sylvan Scale Models vehicle releases.
Included in this shipment are:
  • T-014 1946-55 Fruehauf Livestock Trailer - $19.95
  • T-015 Circa 1946 Whitehead & Kales Car Carrier Trailer - $19.95
  • SE-04 1948-53 Chevy Good Humor Ice Cream Truck - $18.95
  • 1949-50 Nash Airflyte Sedans
    • V-198 1949-50 Nash Ambassador Two Door - $ 13.95
    • V-199 1949-50 Nash Ambassador Four Door - $ 13.95
    • V-200 1949-50 Nash Statesman Two Door - $ 13.95
    • V-201 1949-50 Nash Statesman Four Door - $ 13.95
  • 1936 Chevy Trucks
    • V-193 1936 Chevy 1/2 Ton Pickup - $ 13.95
    • V-194 1936 Chevy 1 1/2 Ton Long Box Pickup - $ 15.95
    • V-195 1936 Chevy 2 Ton with Flatbed - $ 17.95
    • V-196 1936 Chevy 2 Ton with Dump Body - $ 21.95
    • V-197 1936 Chevy Highway Tractor - $ 17.95
  • 1946-47 Mercury Trucks
    • V-187 1946-47 Mercury Cab & Chassis - $ 16.95
    • V-188 1946-47 Mercury with Grain Body - $ 20.95
May 24, 2014
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
May 22, 2014
HO Rapido Trains
The CNR and PGE Rapido Trains HO-Scale 52'6" Mill Gondolas have arrived.
Price is $ 44.95 per car.
Models in stock:
All open stock cars have been checked for broken ribs and fixed as necessary. Full details at: the Rapido Trains Freight Cars page GS52
$ 44.95
May 17, 2014
HO We have received the new  BLMA Trinity Reefer ANEmodels "BLMA Tropicana Trinity 64' Modern Reefer "
Magazines The March/April 2014 issue of  Ztrack Ztrack magazine has arrived.
May 13, 2014
Digital Central hobbies now stocks the  ANE Model Switch Controllers ANEmodels "SmartSwitch" Switch Machine Controls. The ANEmodels products use model aircraft Servos to throw the switch machines. A basic kit includes a board to control four servos plus cables, control switches and mounting hardware. Provision has been made on the board to add LEDs to show which route is thrown. They also have SmartFrog boards to handle power for isolated frogs and a DCC interface.

The ANEmodel SmartSwitch information is now on the ANEmodel Web page .
May 10, 2014
Books We have received the Morning Sun Book  GN Through Passenger Service Great Northern Through Passenger Service
HO Walthers
The Walthers   Cornerstone
US Post Office Cornerstone US Post Office kit has arrived.
Image from WALTHERS.
Magazines The May/June 2014 issue of  S gaugian S gaugian magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Model Cars Model Cars magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Trains Trains magazine has arrived.
Magazines The June 2014 issue of  Model Railroader Model Railroader magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Garden Railways Garden Railways magazine has arrived.
The May/June 2014 issue of  Live Steam Live Steam magazine has arrived.
Magazines The Summer 2014 issue of  Classic Trains Classic Trains magazine has arrived.
The June 2014 issue of  Scale Auto Scale Auto magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  The Dispatcher's Office The Dispatcher's Office magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Railroads Illustrated  Railroads Illustrated magazine has arrived.
May 8, 2014
HO True-Line Trains
More True-Line Trains CPR Mini Boxes are trickling in. Unfortunately they are arriving at the new higher price.
May 7, 2014
Magazines Issue 63 of  CN Lines CN Lines magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  Branchline Branchline magazine has arrived.
May 1, 2014
HO Bowser
The Bowser HO Scale GMD SD40-2 and DRS-4-4-1000 locomotive information is now on the Bowser Web page . Reservations are being accepted for these models.
Magazines The Trains  Model Railroad News Model Railroad News magazine has arrived.
The June/July 2014 issue of  O Gauge Railroading O Gauge Railroading magazine has arrived.
The May 2014 issue of  WCRA News WCRA News has arrived.
TCS DCC TCS makes adaptor harnesses to connect standard nine-pin JST decoders to the new NEM21 socket. Useful to add basic decoders to locomotive models from manufacturers who use ESU LOK Sound decoders. They come in four flavours:
  •  Short Harness # 1352 Short 1" Harness - $ 11.95.



  •  Medium Harness #1353 Medium 3.5" Harness - $ 11.95.



  •  Long Harness #1354 Long 5" Harness - $ 11.95.





  •  Bare Board Harness #1358 SKU: 1358 21-HW-5 Pack is a circuit board with a NEM21 socket with solder pads to connect wires to the NEM21 so you can solder any decoder from any manufacturer to it - $ 23.99

Images from TCS.
April 30, 2014
Shows The Trains 2014 Meet information is now on the Show Schedule page.
April 26, 2014
Magazines The Trains  Trains Big Boy Big Boy Special issue magazine has arrived.
The April 2014 issue of  Railfan & Railroad  Railfan & Railroad magazine has arrived.
April 19, 2014
HO True-Line Trains
The True-Line Trains CPR Mini Boxes have arrived. We received enough for all reservations and some for stock.
Magazines The May/Jun 2014 issue of  N Scale Railroading N Scale Railroading magazine has arrived.
The March 2014 issue of  Great Northern Goat Great Northern Goat magazine has arrived.
April 18, 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$

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