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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' Plug 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-502 00 000   Undecorated
  • Actual color may vary from photo
      $15.55 retail ea. • $12.44
#502 00 000

#N/A
Includes:
  • Brake Wheel
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
British Columbia Railway
#MTL-502 00 161   BCR
  • Released July 2015
  $26.80 retail ea. • $21.44
#502 00 161

#BCR 8003
#502 00 162

#BCR 8006
These 40’ standard box cars with plug door are green with white lettering. Built in 1961 for Pacific Great Eastern, this car was repainted in 1979 by the North Vancouver Shops when the railroad was changed to British Columbia Railway. This 12 car series was insulated and equipped with heaters for temperature sensitive commodities.
St. Lewis Southwestern
#MTL-502 00 201   St.L SW
  • Released Nov 2008
  $22.15 retail ea.
#502 00 201

#SSW 30015
#502 00 202

#SSW 30018
These 40’ box cars with plug doors are painted box car red with white and blue Cotton Belt Route “Blue Streak” logos and white lettering. They were built in January 1958 by Pacific Car & Foundry and serviced in December 1977. They run on Roller Bearing trucks. Cars in this series are equipped with Pullman-Standard Compartmentizer gates and fixtures. In recent years Cotton Belt has been essentially a division of the Southern Pacific though its equipment is still lettered “Cotton Belt.”
New York Central
#MTL-502 00 251   NYC
  • Released December 2009
  $26.95 retail ea.
#502 00 251

#NYRX 2502
#502 00 252

#NYRX 2507
Painted box car red w/ reefer orange sides and black kickboard and sill. They carry the ‘Early Bird Fast Freight Service” circular emblem with white lettering and run on black Bettendorf trucks. Owned by Merchants Despatch Transportation Corporation and leased by the New York Central System, these 100 cars were originally built in 1944. They were rebuilt to RB class refrigerators in April 1958 and adorned with the “Early Bird Fast Freight” emblem. Seen in Fort Worth, TX in August 1961.
Micro-Mouse
#MTL-502 00 270   2013 Christmas Car
  • Released October 2013
  $23.95 retail ea. • $19.16  ∗$14.37
#502 00 270

#MTL 2013
∗Overstock Sale!
      40% off!

In celebration of the holidays, Micro-Trains brings you this Christmas Hy-Cube box car adorned with our old friend of MTL, Micro Mouse. This long-time behind-thescenes “employee” is pictured enjoying a traditional holiday treat.
Canadian National
#MTL-502 00 281   Canadian National
  • Released July 2016
  $26.80 retail ea. • $21.44
#502 00 281

#CN 290470
#502 00 282

#CN 290474
These 40’ standard box cars with plug doors are brown with white lettering and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1960, as part of series 290201-290501, these cars were part of an order of 300 units that were fitted with underslung heaters to provide above freezing temperatures during long transits. They were initially used for food stuffs but also found use carrying commodities that were somewhat temperature sensitive.
Bangor & Aroostook
#MTL-502 00 431   Bangor & Aroostook
  • Released July 2016
  $22.60 retail ea. • $18.08
#502 00 431

#BAR 2375
#502 00 432

#BAR 2399
These 40’ standard box cars with plug doors are red with blue and red herald and run on Bettendorf trucks. Built in 1960 as part of series 2301-2449, few railroads had a colorful fleet like the B&A did. Many of their potato cars were solid red, white and blue but later the scheme was muted somewhat with a colorful logo on a standard brown scheme. These cars were climate controlled to maintain the quality of the perishables carried.
Z Scale 30th Anniversary Car
#MTL-502 00 630   30th Anniversary Car
  • Released March 2015
  $24.95 retail ea. • $19.96
#502 00 630

#2015
In 1985 Micro-Trains released its first Z scale freight car. In celebration of 30 years of making Z scale rolling stock, Micro-Trains has produced this 40’ Standard Box Car which proudly displays the MTL and Magne-Matic® logos and the ‘Route of the Magne-Matics’ slogan. To-date, Micro-Trains has offered 34 Z scale body styles with over 130 road names and hundreds of paint schemes. After 30 years, the ‘Route of the Magne-Matics’ is still going strong!
Twelve Days of Christmas Series
On the First Day...
On the Second Day...
#MTL-14931-2   Partridge in a Pear
  • Released Sept 2004
  $23.75 retail ea.
#MTL-14932-2   2 Turtle Doves
  • Released Oct 2004
  $23.75 retail ea.
On the Third Day...
On the Fourth Day...
#MTL-14933-2   3 French Hens
  • Released Nov 2004
  $23.75 retail ea.
#MTL-502 00 340   4 Calling Birds
  • Released Oct 2004
  $23.75 retail ea.
On the Fifth Day...
On the Sixth Day...
#MTL-502 00 350   5 Golden Rings
  • Released Oct 2005
  $23.75 retail ea.
#MTL-502 00 360   6 Geese a Laying
  • Released Nov 2005
  $23.75 retail ea.
On the Seventh Day...
On the Eighth Day...
#MTL-502 00 370  7 Swans a' Swim...
  • Released Sept 2006
  $23.75 retail ea.
#MTL-502 00 380   8 Maids a Mi...
  • Released Oct 2006
  $23.75 retail ea.
On the Nineth Day...
On the Tenth Day...
#MTL-502 00 390   9 Ladies Dancing
  • Released Nov 2006
  $23.75 retail ea.
#MTL-502 00 400   10 Lords a...
  • Released Sept 2007
  $23.75 retail ea.
On the Eleventh Day...
On the Twelth Day...
#MTL-502 00 410   11 Pipers Pi...
  • Released Oct 2007
  $23.75 retail ea.
#MTL-502 00 420   12 Drummers
  • Released Nov 2007
  $23.75 retail ea.
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