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40' Single Door Boxcar
Prototypical Features:
• Accurate printing and paint schemes you have
    come to expect from Micro-Trains®
• Cast Zinc underframe for detail and durability
• Fine Details
• Truck Mounted Couplers
• Magne-Matic Knuckle Couplers
• Detailed brake wheel applied separately
• Nicely Weighted
• Jewel Case
Undecorated
#MTL-500 00 000   Undecorated
  • Actual color may vary from photo
  $16.45 retail ea. • $13.16
#500 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Sliding Single Doors
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Santa Fe
#MTL-500 00 046   Santa Fe
  • Released January 2019
  $27.80 retail ea. • $22.24
#500 00 046

#ATSF 16925
#500 00 047

#ATSF 16949
These 40’ standard box cars with single doors are black with red sides and circle cross logo and run on Roller Bearing trucks. This Bx-78 was outfitted with a cushioned underframe, called “Shock Control” by Santa Fe, when it was rebuilt from a Bx-38 boxcar in the 1950s. It was originally built in 1944 by GATC.
New York Central
#MTL-500 00 056   New York Central
  • Released February 2019
  $27.80 retail ea. • $22.24
#500 00 056

#NYC 87228
#500 00 057

#NYC 87230
These 40’ standard box cars with single door are black and green with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. As a part of NYC series 87222-87271, this appliance boxcar was specially equipped with SL load restraints. Built in 1956, it was among one of the last 40’ box cars built for NYC as railroads moved to larger, higher capacity cars in the 1960s.
Norfolk & Western
#MTL-500 00 066   Norfolk & Western
  • Released July 2019
  $25.70 retail ea. • $20.56
#500 00 066

#NW 44505
#500 00 067

#NW 44568
These 40’ standard box cars with single door are black with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1952 and last serviced in 1972, they received the all-black N&W “new image” paint scheme along with an ACI and stencil box. Continuing to run on friction bearing trucks, they had a capacity of 3903 cubic feet.
Chesapeake & Ohio
#MTL-500 00 761   Chesapeake & Ohio
  • Released November 2014
  $30.85 retail ea. • $24.68
#500 00 761

#C&O 3203
#500 00 762

#C&O 3212
These 40’ standard box cars with single door were built by Pullman Standard in 1940 as part of series 3000-3899. The original Chessie road, the C&O, ran the rails from Newport News, VA in the East to Chicago, IL in the West.
Canadian Pacific
#MTL-500 00 881   Canadian Pacific
  • Released December 2015
  $28.60 retail ea. • $22.88
#500 00 881

#CP 29104
#500 00 882

#CP 29110
These 40’ standard box cars with single doors are black with maroon sides and gold lettering. Built in 1937 as part of series 29019-29115, they are equipped for passenger train service with stream and signal lines and U-C air brakes and run on Roller Bearing trucks.
New York, Susquehanna & Western
#MTL-500 00 911   NYSW
  • Released December 2016
  $25.80 retail ea. • $20.64
#500 00 911

#NYSW 501
#500 00 912

#NYSW 505
These 40’ standard box cars with single door are painted dark green with yellow lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. From a group of 24 cars built in 1936, it was painted in this scheme in 1964. The unique Susie-Q icon is dressed in her railroad outfit of blue and waves a red and yellow oncoming signal lamp. The NYSW connects with other roads including Conrail, CP Rail Systems, and Stourbridge Railroad.
Maine Central
#MTL-500 00 921   Maine Central
  • Released January 2017
  $24.60 retail ea. • $19.68
#500 00 921

#MEC 8211
#500 00 922

#MEC 8217
These 40’ standard box cars with single doors are green with yellow door and lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1951 as part of an order of 250 cars, these cars were serviced and repainted into the green and yellow scheme in 1963. Maine Central was chartered in 1856 and by 1981 it had more than 1,000 miles of track. It continued to operate until 1981 when it was absorbed by what is now Pan Am Railways.
Southern Pacific
#MTL-500 00 991   Southern Pacific
  • Released August 2017
  $25.60 retail ea. • $20.48
#500 00 991

#SP 606101
#500 00 992

#SP 606106
These 40’ standard box cars with single door are brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. These boxcars were marked with the large “Circle-C” logo, denoting they were modified for copper bar service between the mines of Arizona and the smelters of Phelps Dodge in Texas. They had reinforced floors and additional sill straps with plywood linings to secure the heavy loads.
Great Northern Circus Series #1
#MTL-500 00 930   Great Northern
  • Released February 2017
  $25.95 retail ea.
#500 00 930

#GN 18007
Single Door
This 40’ standard box car with single door is orange with dark green lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #2
#MTL-501 00 230   Great Northern
  • Released March 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 230

#GN 3486
Double Door
This 40’ standard box car with double doors is brown with large white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #3
#MTL-500 00 940   Great Northern
  • Released April 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 940

#GN 19617
Single Door
This 40’ standard box car with single door is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #4
#MTL-501 00 240   Great Northern
  • Released May 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 240

#GN 3345
Double Door
This 40’ standard box car with double doors is grey with red/orange lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #5
#MTL-501 00 250   Great Northern
  • Released June 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 250

#GN 3484
Double Door
This 40’ standard box car with double doors is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #6
#MTL-501 00 260   Great Northern
  • Released July 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#501 00 260

#GN 3336
Double Door
This 40’ standard box car with double doors is green with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #7
#MTL-500 00 950   Great Northern
  • Released August 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 950

#GN 18588
Single Door
This 40’ standard box car with single door is red with large white herald and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”.
Great Northern Circus Series #8
#MTL-500 00 960   Great Northern
  • Released September 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 960

#GN 18748
Single Door
This 40’ standard box car is brown with white lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different and experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars.”
Great Northern Circus Series #9
#MTL-500 00 970   Great Northern
  • Released October 2017
  $25.95 retail ea. • $20.76
#500 00 970

#GN 19038
Single Door
This 40’ standard box car with single door is orange with green lettering and runs on Bettendorf trucks. In an effort to develop a new paint scheme, Great Northern decorated a number of box cars in different experimental paint schemes in 1956 and sent them across the GN network for feedback. Due to the bright and gaudy colors, this group of cars were dubbed the “Circus Cars”
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