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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.
70 ton PS-2 Two Bay Covered Hopper
Prototypical Features:
• Accurate printing and paint schemes you have
    come to expect from Micro-Trains®
• Air Tanks
• Fine Details
• Truck Mounted Couplers
• Magne-Matic Knuckle Couplers
• Detailed brake wheel applied separately
• Nicely Weighted
• Jewel Case
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#MTL-531 00 011   ATSF
  • Released August 2006
  $17.95 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Pennsylvania
#MTL-531 00 020   PRR
  • Released September 2006
  $17.15 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Pensylvania RR
#MTL-531 00 021   PRR
  • Released November 2013
  $21.95 retail ea.
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#257152
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#257223
Painted grey with the “Shadow Keystone” logo and lettering in black, on Bettendorf trucks. PRR constructed the 400 class H34A covered hoppers at Altoona June 1955, using components fabricated by Pullman-Standard. The roof hatches have been moved outward toward the car ends and have been stenciled with the less stylized variation of PRR’s “Calendar” font. The H34-types were the first PRR covered hopper cars to be turned out new in gray paint with black stenciling.
Missouri–Kansas–Texas
#MTL-531 00 031   MKT
  • Released October 2006
  $19.95 retail ea.
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#531 00 032

#BKTY 1308
Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
D&RGW
#MTL-531 00 040   D&RGW
  • Released December 2006
  $18.40 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
B&O Chessie
#MTL-531 00 051   B&O Chessie
  • Released February 2007
  $20.55 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Southern Pacific
#MTL-531 00 060   SP
  • Released August 2014
  $23.55 retail ea.
#531 00 060

#SP 402150
Painted light gray with red lettering and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built by Pullman standard in 1957, 250 cars from this lot were first placed under the T&NO reporting mark and then later remarked into the SP series 402048-402297. Many of the materials transported were highly corrosive. The PS-2 was designed to withstand their inherent effects and keep maintenance regulations to a minimum.
Southern Pacific
#MTL-531 00 061   SP
  • Released May 2007
  $19.45 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
#531 00 071   ATSF
#531 00 072   • Released November 2011
      $17.85 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Union Pacific
#531 00 081   UP
#531 00 082   • Released May 2008
      $17.05 retail ea.
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Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
Central New Jersey
#MTL-531 00 091   CNJ  
  • Released August 2008
  $40.50 retail ea.
#531 00 091

#803
#531 00 092

#817
Includes:
  • Micro Trains Line Trucks
  • MTL Truck Mounted Couplers
New York Central
#MTL-531 00 101   NYC
  • Released December 2008
  $19.15 retail ea.
#531 00 101

#883180
#531 00 102

#883227
Painted gray with black logo and lettering; built in June 1956, serviced in March 1962, and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The principle commodity handled is cement with typical lading including cement, sand, potash, soda ash, lime, alumina, fertilizers, dolomite, soap, salt, plastic pellets and flour. Since many of these materials were highly corrosive, the two-bay hoppers are designed to withstand the inherent effects and keep maintenance regulations to a minimum.
U.S. Silica
#531 00 111   U.S. Silica
#531 00 112   • Released October 2009
      $21.80 retail ea.
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Painted light gray with black lettering. It was built in 1969, serviced in 1978 and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. The principle commodities handled by these hoppers are cement, sand, potash, soda ash, lime, alumina, fertilizers, dolomite, soap, salt, plastic pellets and flour. Since many of these materials were highly corrosive, the PS-2 was designed to withstand their inherent effects and keep maintenance regulations to a minimum.
Boston & Maine
#MTL-531 00 131   B&M
  • Released September 2010
  $22.35 retail ea.
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#2752
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#2754
These PS-2 covered hoppers are painted light gray with black and white herald and black lettering. It was built in April 1956 by Pullman-Standard, serviced in March 1981, and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Special interior linings were given for sugar, grain and abrasive service. Around 1981, these hoppers were moved from their original series and placed into Maintenance of Way service for the Boston & Maine and remained in service through 2009.
Burlington Northern
#531 00 141   BN
#531 00 142   • Released November 2010
      $22.90 retail ea.
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#430080
#531 00 142

#430193
Painted green with dark lettering, large “BN” heralds and “Burlington Northern” letters in white; runing on Roller Bearing trucks. These AAR class LO hoppers were built by Pullman Standard in 1964 and originally numbered the 76000-76119 series. They were repainted and renumbered into the 430102-430214 series sometime after the consolidation of the Northern Pacific, CB&Q, Great Northern and the SP&S Railway on March 2, 1970, to form the Burlington Northern Railroad.
Southern Pacific
#531 00 151   SP
#531 00 152   • Released January 2011
      $19.95 retail ea.
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#401333
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#401339
Painted light gray with large black ‘SOUTHERN PACIFIC’ herald and black lettering. Built May '57 by Pullman-Standard, serviced in Feb '63 in Sacramento, on Roller Bearing trucks. The principle commodity of these hoppers is cement. Other typical lading includes sand, potash, soda ash, lime, alumina, fertilizers, dolomite, soap, salt, plastic pellets and flour. The PS-2 was designed to withstand the corrosive effects of some of the laded material and keep regulated maintenance to a minimum.
Northern Pacific
#531 00 160   NP
  • Released April 2011

      $19.15 retail ea.
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#75427
Light gray w/ black logo & lettering. PS built these hoppers in '59; available for sale when NP came looking for quick additions to its fleet. This hopper was serviced in Nov '67 on Roller Bearing trucks. The principle commodity handled is cement w/ other typical lading being sand, potash, soda ash, lime, alumina, fertilizers, dolomite, soap, salt, plastic pellets and flour. Since many of these materials were highly corrosive, the PS-2 was designed to withstand their inherent effects and keep maintenance requirements to a minimum.
SOO Line
#MTL-531 00 170   SOO Line
  • Released June 2011
  $19.95 retail ea.
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#69078
This PS-2 70-ton two-bay covered hopper is painted brown with large white logo and lettering. It was built in August 1957 by Pullman-Standard, serviced in August 1970, and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. This is one of 24 hoppers designated in this series for cement handling. The PS-2 was designated to withstand the inherent effects of corrosives and keep maintenance regulations to a minimum.
Norfolk & Western
#MTL-531 00 190   N&W
  • Released January 2012
  $20.70 retail ea.
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#71475
This 70 ton PS-2 two bay covered hopper is painted gray with a large black herald and lettering. It was built in January 1960 by Greenville Steel Car Co., last serviced in September 1980, and runs on Roller Bearing trucks. Built in 1960 and numbered into series 111100-111199, this car was repainted into this 1963 scheme when earlier shopped during the later ‘60s. It was most recently shopped in 1980. By that time the U-1 symbol and stencil box had been added.
Grand Trunk Western
#531 00 180   GTW
  • Released August 2011

      $19.15 retail ea.
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#111140
This PS-2 70-ton two-bay covered hopper is painted blue with large white GT logo and Grand Trunk Western lettering. The cars are lettered in white. They were built in June 1965, serviced in July 1985, and run on Roller Bearing trucks. These cars received this Burdakin blue paint and new “wet noodle” logo in 1985 and worked out of Milton, VT. The PS-2 was designed to withstand the inherent effects of corrosives and keep maintenance regulations to a minimum.
CSX
#MTL-531 00 200   CSX
  • Released July 2012
  $23.10 retail ea.
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#CSXT 225492
Painted white w/ large black CSX herald and black lettering. It also bears red and yellow ‘Ease Up’ warnings. Built in '65 and runs the east and midwest on Barber Roller Bearing trucks. CSX Transportation was formed on July 1, 1986, as a combining and renaming of the Chessie System, Inc. and Seaboard System Railroad into one entity. CSX operates one of the three Class I railroads serving most of the East Coast, and also serves the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Chicago North Western
#MTL-531 00 210   CNW
  • Released October 2013
  $25.95 retail ea.
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#CNW 95854
Painted green w/ black & yellow logo, yellow lettering. Built date is unknown but was serviced in 11/1978 on Roller Bearing trucks. The Chicago and N. Western Transportation Co. was a Class I railroad in the Midwest US. In 1972 the company was sold to its employees and named the Chicago and North Western Railway. The C&NW became one of the longest railroads in the US as a result of mergers with other railroads, such as the CGW, M&St.L and others. The company was purchased by UP in April 1995 and ceased to exist.
Great Northern
#MTL-531 00 220   Great Northern
  • Released November 2014
  $25.15 retail ea.
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#GN 71436
This 2-Bay covered hopper is painted gray with slant serif letters and black and red herald. Built in 1958 by GN at St. Cloud Shops it runs on Roller Bearing trucks. This series was purchased for cement service.
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