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

  • 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.
#MTL-502 00 270   2013 Christmas Car
  • Released October 2013
  $23.95 retail ea. • $19.16
#502 00 270

#MTL 2013
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.
Chesapeake & Ohio
#MTL-502 00 441   C&O
  • Released September 2018
  $29.80 retail ea. • $23.84
#502 00 441

#502 00 442

These 40’ standard box car with plug doors are black with aluminum roof and yellow sides and run on Bettendorf trucks. It was built in 1959, as part of series 7750-7824, by C&O’s Raceland Car Shops in Raceland, KY. Rated at 50 tons, with a 3431 Cu. Ft. capacity, these cars were equipped with Pullman-Standard compartmentizers and were insulated.
Z Scale 30th Anniversary Car
#MTL-502 00 630   30th Anniversary Car
  • Released March 2015
  $24.95 retail ea. • $19.96
#502 00 630

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!
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