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Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and we must now note that these ARE NOT TOYS, AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY CHILDREN UNDER AGE OF 14. These products are Model Railroad Equipment and Accessories intended for use by adults.
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
Penn Central
#500 00 030   Penn Central
#500 00 030

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Baltimore & Ohio
#MTL-500 00 036   B&O
  • Released September 2017
  $26.80 retail ea.
#500 00 036

#467286
#500 00 037

#467434
These 40’ standard box cars are Baltimore & Ohio “Time-Saver Service” Less-than-Carload express box cars. Of the 467000-467286 series cars, only about a dozen were painted in this special scheme before being repainted into standard brown in later years. They ran on Bettendorf trucks.
Santa Fe
#MTL-500 00 046   Santa Fe
  • Released January 2019
  $27.80 retail ea.
#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.
Norfolk & Western
#MTL-500 00 066   Norfolk & Western
  • Released July 2019
  $25.70 retail ea.
#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.
Western Pacific
#500 00 080   Western Pacific
  • Released September 2010
      $24.90 retail ea.
##500 00 080

#19505
Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Denver & Rio Grande Western
#500 00 100   D&RGW
#500 00 100

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Canadian Pacific
#500 00 110   Canadian Pacific
#500 00 110

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
MONON
#500 00 120   MONON
#500 00 120

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Northern Pacific
#MTL-500 00 210   Northern Pacific
  • Released 2005
  $18.90 retail ea.
#500 00 210

#NP 27588
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Sliding Single Doors
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Great Northern
#500 00 360   Great Northern
#500 00 360

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Rock Island
#500 00 420   Rock Island
  • Released December 2006
#500 00 420

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Chicago Great Western
#MTL-500 00 431   CGW
  • Released November 2007
  $22.05 retail ea.
#500 00 431

#CGW 5356
#500 00 432

#CGW 5396
These 40' standard box cars with single Youngstown doors and roofwalk are painted brown with the orange, black and white CGW "Lucky Strike" logo. The cars are lettered in yellow with a large letter "C" stenciled on the right hand side indicating compartmentizer equipment. These cars were built by Pullman-Standard in July 1951 and serviced in September 1955. They run on black Bettendorf trucks. Only 15 cars from this series were equipped with compartmentizers.
Great Northern
#500 00 441   GN
  • Released January 2008
      $23.65 retail ea.
#500 00 441

#27107
#500 00 442

#27163
Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
New Haven
#500 00 460   New Haven
  • Released June 2007
#500 00 460

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Seaboard Air Line
#500 00 520   Seaboard Air Line
#500 00 520

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Atlantic Coast Line
#500 00 530   Atlantic Coast Line
#500 00 530

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Milwaukee Road
#500 00 541   Milwaukee Road
  • Released January 2008
#500 00 541

#500 00 542

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Lehigh Valley
#500 00 551   Lehigh Valley
  • Released July 2008
      $19.65 retail ea.
#500 00 551

#500 00 552

Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Great Northern
#500 00 561   GN
  • Released February 2009
      $22.05 retail ea.
#500 00 561

#2530
#500 00 562

#2533
Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Missouri Pacific
#MTL-500 00 571   Missouri Pacific
  • Released June 2009
  $30.40 retail ea.
#500 00 571

#MP 46887
#500 00 572

#MP 46960
These 40’ standard box cars with single doors are painted blue and yellow with white band. The logos are red and lettering is in black and white. They were built in 1925 by General American, serviced in October 1951, and run on Bettendorf trucks. Seven hundred boxcars were taken at random from three sets of car series, among which is the series 46000-46999. In 1951 and 1952 they were rebuilt by Missouri Pacific Railroad shops at De Soto, TX, and converted into Eagle Merchandise Service.
Southern Pacific
#MTL-500 00 581   Southern Pacific
  • Released June 2009
  $24.90 retail ea.
#500 00 581

#SP 163324
#500 00 582

#SP 163326
Silver and black w/ orange and red logos and black lettering. Built in June 1946 by Mt. Vernon Car Co., serviced in Feb 1956, on Bettendorf trucks. The silver “Overnights” paint scheme was adopted in 1955; the herald was SP Daylight Orange with black lettering; the logo lettering was SP Daylight Red. The word “Overnights” was dropped in 1957 and shortly after, in 1958, the color of the herald was changed from orange to Daylight Red. No attempt was made to repaint the entire fleet of overnight cars. The silver “Overnights” paint scheme was seen into the late 60s.
Canadian National
#500 00 590   CN
  • Released August 2009
      $26.85 retail ea.
#500 00 590

#CN 428651
Brown w/ white “wet noodle” herald and yellow wheat sheaf logo. Built in Oct. 1945, rebuilt in April 1985 on Bettendorf trucks. Identified for grain service, a yellow wheat sheaf symbol has been stenciled along with the “Repaired by…” message in both English and French. This car was selected during January of 1980 for grain service refurbishing and renumbering and has been fitted with paper or wooden grain door. Car is stenciled with the U-1 symbol.
Missouri Pacific
#MTL-500 00 610   Missouri Pacific
  • Released October 2009
  $25.40 retail ea.
#500 00 610

#MP 129685
Painted box car red w/ white lettering, red and white MP logo, and multi-colored ‘Herbie’ graffiti; it runs on Roller Bearing trucks. In 1979 MP’s Arkansas division safety committee held a contest for a new safety slogan to be used on safety posters. David Newborne, a carman in Memphis, TN, won the contest. The committee decided to paint it on the side of MP 129685 and subsequently it toured the MP system in active service.
Rock Island
#500 00 621   RI
  • Released January 2010
      $20.60 retail ea.
#500 00 621

#147760
#500 00 622

#147982
Box car red w/ black and white logos, white slogans and lettering. Built in June 1942 by Pressed Steel Car Co., serviced in Oct. 1949 on Bettendorf trucks. These were part of a large order of all-steel boxcars built to meet the demands of WWII traffic. In 1949, at least 150 cars from series 147750-148549 were repainted into this unique paint scheme stenciled with “Rocket Freight Service” on the “Route of the Rockets”.
Baltimore & Ohio
#500 00 631   B&O
  • Released May 2010
      $23.80 retail ea.
##500 00 631

#467004
##500 00 632

#467006
• #500 00 631 w/ stacked bag load
• #500 00 632 w/ crate load
Wabash
#500 00 641   Wabash
  • Released July 2010
      $22.20 retail ea.
#500 00 641

#750
#500 00 642

#751
These 40’ standard box cars with Youngstown doors are painted Wabash Blue and display the yellow Wabash “Follow the Flag” herald and yellow lettering. They run on black Bettendorf trucks. The four cars built in 1944 belong to a small series, 750-753, and were owned by NJI&I and leased to the Wabash.
Western Pacific
#500 00 650   Western Pacific
  • Released September 2010
      $27.80 retail ea.
#500 00 650

#19527
Missouri-Kansas-Texas
#MTL-500 00 661   MKT
  • Released October 2010
  $22.20 retail ea.
#500 00 661

#M-K-T 97649
#500 00 662

#M-K-T 97664
Brown w/ white lettering & heralds; built Nov. 1956 on Bettendorf trucks. The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT or Katy) began as the Union Pacific Railway (no corporate relation to the UP of today) in 1865. The 1st railroad to enter TX from the north. Purchased in 1988 by MoPac, a subsidiary of the modern UP. “The Katy was a publicity conscious railroad, at one time having staged construction races and even head-on collisions (e.g. the famous Crash at Crush, Texas in 1896).”
Canadian National
#MTL-500 00 671   Canadian National
  • Released December 2010
  $22.20 retail ea.
#500 00 671

#CN 521992
#500 00 672

#CN 521999
Brown w/ green & white maple leaf herald & white lettering; built in Jan. 1946 on Bettendorf trucks. Canadian National is the largest railway in Canada, in terms of both revenue and the physical size of its rail network. It is currently Canada’s only transcontinental railway, spanning Canada from the Atlantic Coast in Nova Scotia to the Pacific Coast in British Columbia. It also operates extensive trackage in the central US along the Mississippi River valley at the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.
New York Central
#500 00 681   NYC
  • Released April 2011
      $19.80 retail ea.
#500 00 681

#38626
#500 00 682

#38659
These 40’ standard box cars with single sliding doors are painted box car red with white oval “New York Central System” logos and white lettering. They were built in February 1924, serviced in January 1953, and run on Bettendorf trucks. They’re typical of the thousands of box cars New York Central purchased or built in the 1920s. Surviving cars were painted in this oval paint scheme between 1944 and 1955.
Chesapeake & Ohio
#500 00 690   C&O w/ Crate/Box Load
  • Released April 2011
      $26.20 retail ea.
#500 00 690

#18719
Black w/ white logo, lettering & visibility marks. Built in June 1952 by PS & serviced in Dec. 1961; laden w/ a crate load on Bettendorf trucks. When car 18719 was built it was from the second part of a 1,000 car order delivered to the C&O. In 1961 at the Wyoming Shops in MI, it was painted into this black scheme indicating it was used for specialized service or was specially equipped inside. Robert Ralph “Rail Road” Young as C&O Chairman changed the C&O’s herald to “C&O for Progress” to embody his ideas that C&O would lead the industry to a new day.
Denver & Rio Grande Western
#500 00 700   D&RGW
  • Released May 2011
      $22.20 retail ea.
#500 00 700

#68222
Painted brown w/ the white flying ‘Rio Grande’ herald and white lettering. Built in Oct. 1939, serviced in Dec. 1958 on Bettendorf trucks. Built by Pressed Steel Car Co. in Sept. and Oct. 1939 and numbered into the 68000-68399 series. Members in this series were the first of the Rio Grande’s all-steel boxcars. They were also the first to wear the flying “Rio Grande” road name. Cars were rebuilt at the Burnham Shops in December of 1958.
Toledo, Peoria & Western
#MTL-500 00 710   T.P.&W.
  • Released May 2011
  $27.20 retail ea.
#500 00 710

#T.P.&W. 7069
Dark green w/ light yellow stripes & side mask; yellow & green lettering. Built Dec. 1944, serviced Jan. '66 on Bettendorf trucks. Peoria & Oquawka Eastern Ext. was renamed Toledo, Peoria & Western in 1880. Half interests were purchased by AT&SF and PRR in 1960; ATSF bought PRR’s half after 1976. TP&W merged into SF on Jan. 1, 1984. SF sold the main line on Feb. 1, 1989, to new investors who reused the TP&W name. Acquired by RailAmerica in Sept. '99, the road still operated as TP&W.
New York, New Haven & Hartford
#MTL-500 00 720   NYNH&H
  • Released June 2011
  $18.90 retail ea.
#500 00 720

#NH 32022
This 40' standard box car with single door is painted brown with white logo and lettering. It was built in August 1944 by Pullman-Standard and runs in Bettendorf trucks. New Haven purchased 3,000 box cars, between 1941 and 1944, that were copies of the AAR's 1937 box car design. All 3,000 cars were delivered with black doors and delivered as follows: 30000-30999 built in 1941 by Pressed Steel Car; and 31000-32999 built 1944 by Pullman-Standard in Butler, PA.
Norfolk & Western
#MTL-500 00 730   Norfolk & Western
  • Released February 2012
  $21.35 retail ea.
#500 00 730

#N&W 385322
Brown w/ white post-merger N&W ‘Hamburger Logo’ & white lettering. Built in May 1924, last serviced in Aug. 1965 on Bettendorf trucks. This box car is a member of a group of cars was originally built by the Wabash in 1924 and numbered into the WAB 84000 series. Cars were converted in 1940 and rebuilt using Wabash gondolas. Series was renumbered adding a ‘3’ to the front of it’s numbers and repainted into the current post ’64 merger N&W scheme.
Union Pacific
#500 00 741   UP
  • Released August 2012
      $23.75 retail ea.
#500 00 741

#185519
#500 00 730

#190169
These 40’ standard box cars are painted brown with yellow logos and lettering. They were built in 1945, serviced about 1955, and run on Bettendorf trucks. Stenciling on this series of cars did not include capacity or dimensional data as the cars were not intended for interchange service.
Union Pacific
#MTL-500 00 741   Union Pacific
  • Released August 2012
  $23.75 retail ea.
#500 00 741

#UP 185519
#500 00 742

#UP 190169
These 40' standard box cars are painted brown with yellow logos and lettering. They were built in 1945, serviced about 1955, and run on Bettendorf trucks. Stenciling on this series of cars did not include capacity or dimensional data as the cars were not intended for interchange service.
Baltimore & Ohio
#MTL-500 00 751   Baltimore & Ohio
  • Released February 2013
  $28.90 retail ea.
#500 00 751

#B&O 466032
#500 00 752

#B&O 466096
Painted in the late 1940s ‘Sentinel fast freight service’ paint scheme w/ aluminum car, w/ blue masked sides, and blue & silver lettering; they bear the mulit-colored ‘Signal’ heralds. Built in Aug. 1945 by General American Transportation on Bettendorf trucks. Immediately after WWII, B&O introduced colorfully painted box cars designed to win-over shippers in response to the ever growing competition from trucks. This is the time B&O began it’s ‘Sentinel Service’ guaranteeing delivery dates to shippers.
Chesapeake & Ohio
#MTL-500 00 761   Chesapeake & Ohio
  • Released November 2014
  $30.85 retail ea.
#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.
Burlington Northern
#MTL-500 00 781   Burlington Northern
  • Released December 2014
  $24.95 retail ea.
#500 00 781

#BN 124345
#500 00 782

#BN 124340
These 40’ standard box cars with single doors are painted green with white lettering. Originally built by the CB&Q in 1957 as part of the CB&Q 62500-63999 series, these cars have been assigned to hide loading. They have top hatches (hence, the AAR mechanical designation of “LC”) and are steel lined.
Canadian Pacific
#MTL-500 00 801   Canadian Pacific
  • Released February 2015
  $23.75 retail ea.
#500 00 801

#CP 252370
#500 00 802

#CP 252363
• Crate loads included
• These 40’ standard box cars with single door are brown with white lettering. Built in 1929 by Canadian Car and Foundry as part of series 252250-253999, this was the fi rst large group of steel box cars to be built and operated in Canada.
Chesapeake & Ohio
#MTL-500 00 861   Chesapeake & Ohio
  • Released July 2015
  $29.95 retail ea
#500 00 861

#C&O 12498
#500 00 862

#C&O 12505
These 40’ standard box cars with single door are blue with yellow lower band and lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built by Pullman Standard as part of series 12392-13135 these colorful cars were repainted in 1957 as part of C&O’s last attempt to save some of their already declining LCL business.
New York, Susquehanna & Western
#MTL-500 00 911   NYSW
  • Released December 2016
  $25.80 retail ea.
#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.
#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.
Railway Express Agency
#MTL-500 00 981   Railway Express A.
  • Released April 2017
  $25.80 retail ea.
#500 00 981

#R.E.X. 6435
#500 00 982

#R.E.X. 6438
These 40’ standard box cars with single doors are green with white lettering and red diamond logo and run on Bettendorf trucks. The Railway Express Agency was created by the United States government in 1917 to help encourage small package and parcel delivery with the railroad network. Especially important during World War I, this new network ensured fast and safe transport of money and goods, and continued until 1975 when it was disbanded.
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