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Rapido Trains Announcements

Rapido Trains has been announcing so many products lately that it is time to make their own announcement page.

RAPIDO TRAINS Product Availability

Due to the large number of Rapido Products and their increasing prices, Central Hobbies is reducing our ordering to what we have orders for. We will not be carrying store stock of most products.
All models can be ordered.
Not all Rapido Products are available to all stores. Some are made as special runs for specific companies.


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December 25, 2019
HO Rapido Trains
Rapido has announced the provisonal production of HO Scale Turboliners.
Production depends on orders received. If Rapido receives enough orders they will product the models.
Paint Schemes Announced.
25001 Amtrak Phase III Early Set #1  Amtrak Phase III Early Set #1
 $899.95 CDN
25002 Amtrak Phase III Early Set #3  Amtrak Phase III Early Set #3
 $899.95 CDN
25003 Amtrak Phase III Late Set#2  Amtrak Phase III Late Set#2
 $899.95 CDN
25004 Amtrak Phase III Late Set #4  Amtrak Phase III Late Set #4
 $899.95 CDN
25005 Amtrak Phase V  Amtrak Phase V
 $899.95 CDN
25006 X2000 Demonstrator  X2000 Demonstrator
 $539.95 CDN
25101 Coach: Amtrak Phase III Early Rd #182  Coach: Amtrak Phase III Early #182
 $155.95 CDN
25102 Coach: Amtrak Phase III Early Rd# 184 $155.95 CDN
25103 Coach/Snack Bar: Amtrak Phase III Early Rd# 183  Coach/Snack Bar: Amtrak Phase III Early
 $155.95 CDN
25104 Coach: Amtrak Phase III Late Rd# 185  Coach: Amtrak Phase III Late #185
 $155.95 CDN
25105 Coach: Amtrak Phase III Late Rd# 187 $155.95 CDN
25106 Coach/Snack Bar: Amtrak Phase III Late Rd# 186  Coach/Snack Bar: Amtrak Phase III Late
 $155.95 CDN
25107 Coach: Amtrak Phase V Unnumbered  Coach: Amtrak Phase V Unnumbered
 $155.95 CDN
25501 Amtrak Phase III Early (DCC/Sound) - Set #1  Amtrak Phase III Early (DCC/Sound) - Set
 $1,139.95 CDN
25502 Amtrak Phase III Early (DCC/Sound) - Set #3  Amtrak Phase III Early (DCC/Sound) - Set
 $1,139.95 CDN
25503 Amtrak Phase III Late (DCC/Sound) - Set #2  Amtrak Phase III Late (DCC/Sound) - Set
 $1,139.95 CDN
25504 Amtrak Phase III Late (DCC/Sound) - Set #4  Amtrak Phase III Late (DCC/Sound) - Set
 $1,139.95 CDN
25505 Amtrak Phase V (DCC/Sound)  Amtrak Phase V (DCC/Sound)
 $1,139.95 CDN
25506 X2000 Demonstrator (DCC/Sound)  X2000 Demonstrator (DCC/Sound)
 $779.95 CDN

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by April 2020 for delivery 202?.
HO Rapido Trains
Rapido has announced HO Scale FP59 locomotives, DC or DCC and Sound.
Prices on US Road name smay change if licensing fees change.
Paint Schemes Announced.
19001 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 520  GO Transit Delivery
 $289.95 CDN
19002 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 524 $289.95 CDN
19003 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 528 $289.95 CDN
19004 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 535 $289.95 CDN
19005 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 557 $289.95 CDN
19006 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 559 $289.95 CDN
19007 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 561 $289.95 CDN
19008 GO Transit Delivery, Rd# 564 $289.95 CDN
19009 GO Transit Special Logo, Rd# 527  GO Transit Special Logo
 $289.95 CDN
19010 Metra, Rd# 97  Metra
 $249.95 CDN
19011 Metra, Rd# 98 $249.95 CDN
19012 Metra, Rd# 99 $249.95 CDN
19013 Metrolink Delivery, Rd# 851  Metrolink Delivery
 $249.95 CDN
19014 Metrolink Delivery, Rd# 864 $249.95 CDN
19015 Metrolink Delivery, Rd# 873 $249.95 CDN
19016 Metrolink Teal Stripe, Rd# 853  Metrolink Teal Stripe
 $249.95 CDN
19017 Metrolink Teal Stripe, Rd# 859 $249.95 CDN
19018 Metrolink Teal Stripe, Rd# 868 $249.95 CDN
19019 Metrolink Ribbon Scheme, Rd# 853  Metrolink Ribbon Scheme
 $249.95 CDN
19020 Metrolink Ribbon Scheme, Rd# 857 $249.95 CDN
19021 Metrolink Ribbon Scheme, Rd# 859 $249.95 CDN
19022 AMT, Rd# 526  AMT
 $249.95 CDN
19023 AMT, Rd# 530 $249.95 CDN
19024 AMT, Rd# 532 $249.95 CDN
19025 TRE Lone Star - Solid, Rd# 120  TRE Lone Star - Solid
 $249.95 CDN
19026 TRE Lone Star - Solid, Rd# 121 $249.95 CDN
19027 TRE Lone Star - Solid, Rd# 122 $249.95 CDN
19028 Ex-GO Lease, Rd# 120  Ex-GO Lease
 $249.95 CDN
19501 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 520  GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $399.95 CDN
19502 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 524 $399.95 CDN
19503 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 528 $399.95 CDN
19504 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 535 $399.95 CDN
19505 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 557 $399.95 CDN
19506 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 559 $399.95 CDN
19507 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 561 $399.95 CDN
19508 GO Transit Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 564 $399.95 CDN
19509 GO Transit Special Logo (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 527  GO Transit Special Logo (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $399.95 CDN
19510 Metra (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 97  Metra (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $359.95 CDN
19511 Metra (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 98 $359.95 CDN
19512 Metra (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 99 $359.95 CDN
19513 Metrolink Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 851  Metrolink Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $359.95 CDN
19514 Metrolink Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 864 $359.95 CDN
19515 Metrolink Delivery (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 873 $359.95 CDN
19516 Metrolink Teal Stripe (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 853  Metrolink Teal Stripe (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $359.95 CDN
19517 Metrolink Teal Stripe (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 859 $359.95 CDN
19518 Metrolink Teal Stripe (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 868 $359.95 CDN
19519 Metrolink Ribbon Scheme (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 853  Metrolink Ribbon Scheme
 $359.95 CDN
19520 Metrolink Ribbon Scheme (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 857 $359.95 CDN
19521 Metrolink Ribbon Scheme (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 859 $359.95 CDN
19522 AMT (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 526  AMT (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $359.95 CDN
19523 AMT (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 530 $359.95 CDN
19524 AMT (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 532 $359.95 CDN
19525 TRE Lone Star (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 120  TRE Lone Star  (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $359.95 CDN
19526 TRE Lone Star (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 121 $359.95 CDN
19527 TRE Lone Star (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 122 $359.95 CDN
19528 Ex-GO Lease (DC/DCC/Sound), Rd# 120  Ex-GO Lease  (DC/DCC/Sound)
 $359.95 CDN

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by April 2020 for delivery late 2020.
October 29, 2019
HO Rapido Trains
Rapido has announced HO Scale ALco PA-1 and PB-1 and PB-2 models. Singles, A & B sets, DC or DCC and Sound.
Paint Schemes Announced.
AT&SF PA-1, 3 road numbers.  ATSF PA-1
AT&SF PA-1 + PB-1, 2 sets.  ATSF PA-1 + PB-1 Set
D&H PA-1, 3 road numbers.  D&H PA-1, 3 road numbers.
D&RGW PA-1, 2 road numbers.  D&RGW PA-1, 2 road numbers
D&RGW PA-1 + PB-1 Set, 2 sets.  D&RGW PA-1 + PB-1 set, 2 sets
LV PA-1, 3 road numbers.  LV PA-1
NH PA-1, 3 road numbers.  NH PA-1, 3 road numbers
NKP PA-1, 3 road numbers.  NKP PA-1, 3 road numbers
NYC PA-1, 2 road numbers.  NYC PA-1, 2 road numbers
NYC-P&LE PA-1, Rd# 4207.  NYC-P&LE PA-1
NYC PA-1 + PB-1, 2 sets.  NYC PA-1 + PB-1 Sets
PRR PA-1, 3 Road Numbers.  PRR PA-1
PRR PA-1 + PB-1, 2 sets.  PRR PA-1 + PB-1 Set
SP (Daylight) PA-2 , Rd# 6034.  SP Daylight PA-1
SP (Daylight) PA-1 + PB-1 , Rd# 6037 + Rd# 5918.  SP Dylight PA-1 + PB-1
SP (Gray) PA-2, 2 road numbers.  SP (Gray) PA-2
SP (Gray) PA-1 + PB-1, 2 Sets.  SP (gray) PA-1 + PB-1 Sets
American Freedom Train PA-1 , Rd# 1776.  American Freedom Train PA-1 , Rd# 1776
Undecorated, Dynamic Brakes PA-1.
Undecorated, Non-Dynamic Brakes PA-1.
Undecorated, Dynamic Brakes PA-1 + PB-1.
Undecorated, Non-Dynamic Brakes PA-1 + PB-1.
DC all $ 265.00 single, $ 495 an A/B set.
DCC and Sound - DC and $ 385.00 single unit, $ 695.00 and A/B Set.

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by May 2020 for delivery late 2020.
June 28, 2019
HO Rapido Trains
Rapido has announced a large number of items this month.
Models Announced.
HO Scale Later Phase F40PHs
  • Amtrak Phase II - Three road numbers.
  • Amtrak Phase III - Three road numbers.
  • Amtrak Phase III w/ditch lights - Three road numbers
  • Ski Train Ph II w/ditch lights - Three road numbers
  • Agawa Canyon Ph II w/ditch lights - Two road numbers
  • AMT (Montreal) w/ditch lights - Three road numbers
  • CSX w/ditch lights - Two Road Numbers
  • VRE w/ditch lights - Two road numbers
  • MBTA Ph 3 Non Dynamic - Three road numbers
  • NJT Ph 3 non-dynamic - Three road numbers
  • Undecorated Ph 2 original
  • Undecorated Ph 2 w/ditch lights
  • Undecorated Ph 3 non-dynamic
All $ 250.00 - DC and $ 360.00 DCC and Sound

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by November 18, 2019 for delivery in 2020.
HO Scale Horizon Cars
  • Amtrak Coach Ph3 Early - Four road numbers and an unnumbered model.
  • Amtrak Coach Ph3 Late - Four road numbers and an unnumbered model.
  • Amtrak Coach Ph4 - Four road numbers and an unnumbered model.
  • Amtrak Coach Ph4b - Five road numbers and an unnumbered model.
  • Amtrak Dinette Ph3 Early - Two road numbers
  • Amtrak Dinette Ph3 Late - Two road numbers
  • Amtrak Dinette Ph4 - Three road numbers
  • Amtrak Dinette Ph4b - Three road numbers
  • Amtrak California Dinette - Three road numbers/named cars
  • Amtrak Club-Dinette Ph4b - Four road numbers
  • Horizon Coach: Undecorated
  • Horizon Dinette: Undecorated
All models are $ 199.99 CDn$.
All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by November 18, 2019 for delivery in 2020.
HO Scale Comet Passenger cars
  • AMT: Two sets and a single car
  • CDOT: Two sets (with named cars) and a single car
  • MBTA: Two sets and a signle car
  • MNCR: Two sets (with named cars) and a single car
  • NJT: Two sets and a single car
  • SEPTA: Two sets and a single car
  • Undecorated Coach
  • Undecorated Cab Car
Individual cars are: $ 119.00. Three car sets are $ 379.95 Cdn$.
All models are $ 199.99 CDn$.
All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by November 18, 2019 for delivery in 2020.
HO USRA 40' Box cars
  • Santa Fe
  • Boston & Maine
  • CB&Q
  • Rock Island
  • Lackawanna
  • Great Northern
  • Minneapolis & St Louis
  • Missouri Pacific
  • New York Central
  • Pere Marquette
  • Frisco
  • Spokane, Portland & Seattle
  • TH&B Red scheme
  • TH&B Yellow scheme
  • Wabash
  • Undecorated - Single car
All Road names available as a four pack for $ 199.80 or a single car for $ 49.95.
Undec single cars only for $ 49.95.
HO Scale rebuilt FL9s
  • ConnDot (NH) - Four road numbers.
  • Metro North (NYC) - Two road numbers.
  • Metro North (red/blue) - Four road numbers.
  • Metro North (silver/blue) - Two road numbers.
  • Maine Eastern - Two road numbers.
  • Amtrak #484 - Three road numbers.
  • Undecorated
All $ 289.95 - DC and $ 399.95 DCC and Sound

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by October 30, 2019 for delivery Spring 2020.
HO Scale Canadian RDC1s
  • CPR Maroon Hockey Mask Ph1b - Three road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • CP Action Red Hockey Mask Ph2 - Three road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • CNR Delivery - Two road numbers.
  • CN Wet Noodle Ph2 - Two road numbers and an unnumbered
  • VIA Rail Early Ph2 - Three road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • RDC-1 (DC/Silent): Painted, Unlettered Ph1b
  • RDC-1 (DC/Silent): Painted, Unlettered Ph2
  • RDC-1 (DC/Silent): Painted, Unlettered Ph2 with ditch lights
All $ 249.95 - DC and $ 359.95 DCC and Sound

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by October 7, 2019 for delivery Spring 2020.
HO Scale RDC2s
  • CPR Delivery Ph2 - Three road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • CP Action Red Hockey Mask Ph2 - Three road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • CNR Delivery Ph2 - Two road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • CN Wet Noodle Ph2 - Two road numbers an an unnumbered.
  • VIA Rail Early Ph2 - Three road numbersd and an unnumbered.
  • Painted, Unlettered Ph2
All $ 249.95 - DC and $ 359.95 DCC and Sound

All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
Orders by October 7, 2019 for delivery Spring 2020.
HO Scale RDC3s
  • CPR Delivery Ph1b - Four road numbers.
  • CP Action Red Hockey Mask Ph1c - Three road numbers.
  • CNR Delivery Ph2 - Two road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • CN Wet Noodle Ph2 - Two road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • VIA Rail Early Ph2 - Two road numbers and an unnumbered.
  • PGE Delivery Ph2 - Three road numbers.
  • BCR Dogwood Ph2 - Three road numbers.
  • Painted, Unlettered Ph1b
  • Painted, Unlettered Ph1c
  • Painted, Unlettered Ph2 All $ 249.95 - DC and $ 359.95 DCC and Sound

    All are available to order. If you wish one or more models please reserve them.
    Orders by October 7, 2019 for delivery Spring 2020.
  • April 10, 2019
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a new run of HO Scale NP 10000-series double-sheathed wood boxcar.
    Four packs - $ 199.80 CDN$
    Single Models - $ 49.95 CDN$

    Orders by August 12, 2019 for delivery late 2019.
    Paint Schemes Announced.
    Undecorated - single car  Undecorated
    NP Prewar scheme - 4 Pack or single car  NP Prewar scheme - 4 Pack
    NP 1940 small monad scheme - 4 Pack or single car  NP 1940 small monad scheme - 4 Pack
    NP 1945 small monad scheme, Black ends and roof - 4 Pack #1 or single car  NP 1945 small monad scheme, Black ends and
    NP 1945 small monad scheme, Black ends and roof - 4 Pack #2 or single car.  NP 1945 small monad scheme, Black ends and
    NP 1950 Large monad "Mainstreet" scheme - 4 Pack #1 or single car  NP 1950 Large monad
    NP 1950 Large monad "Mainstreet" scheme - 4 Pack #2 or singlec car.  NP 1950 Large monad
    NP Company Service - 4 Pack or single car  NP Company Service  - 4 Pack
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    We will be stocking these cars, but a reservation is recommended if you want some of these models.

    Images from Rapido Trains.
    April 10, 2019
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a new run of HO Scale 3800 LRC Cars.
    Single Models - $ 119.95 CDN$

    Orders by June 24, 2019 for delivery late 2019/ early 2020.
    Paint Schemes Announced.
    LRC Coach: VIA Original Scheme - No #  LRC Coach: VIA Original Scheme - No #
    LRC VIA 1 Car: VIA Original Scheme - No #  LRC VIA 1 Car: VIA Original Scheme - No #
    LRC VIA 1: VIA "Canada" Scheme - No #  LRC VIA 1: VIA
    LRC Coach: VIA "Canada" Scheme (new interior) - #3308, 3325, 3335, 3363, No #.  LRC Coach: VIA
    LRC Coach: VIA "Green" Scheme - #3303, 3310, 3328, 3346, No #.  LRC Coach: VIA
    LRC Business Class Car: VIA "Green" Scheme - #3453, 3464, 3470, 3475, No #.  LRC Business Class Car: VIA
    LRC Coach: Canada 150 Scheme - #3350: Names on car: Edmonton/Sarnia/Toronto/Churchill, Montreal/Senneterre/Brampton/Saskatoon  LRC Coach: Canada 150 Scheme - #3350:
Names on car: Edmonton/Sarnia/Toronto/Churchill, Montreal/Senneterre/Brampton/Saskatoon
    LRC Coach: Canada 150 Scheme - #3355: Names on car: Ottawa/Vancouver/St Marys/Sackville/Ste-Foy/Parent/Toronto/Miramichi.  LRC Coach: Canada 150 Scheme - #3355:
Names on car: Ottawa/Vancouver/St. Marys/Sackville, Ste-Foy/Parent/Toronto/Miramichi
    LRC Coach: Canada 150 Scheme - #3364: Names on car: Windsor/Rimouski/Brockville/Gillam/La Tuque/Belleville/Montreal/Vancouver  LRC Coach: Canada 150 Scheme - #3364:
Names on car: Windsor/Brockville/La Tuque/Montreal, Rimouski/Gillam/Belleville/Vancouver
    LRC New Business Class Car - Canada150 Scheme - #3476  LRC New Business Class Car - Canada150
    LRC Coach: VIA40 Scheme #3329, 3357, 3366  LRC Coach: VIA40 Scheme #3329
    LRC New Business Class Car - VIA40 Scheme #3476  LRC New Business Class Car - VIA40 Scheme
    NOTE: All Canada 150 and VIA 40 commemorative cars are
    conditional based upon a minimum number of orders received.
    Cars that do not reach this target will not be produced.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    We will be stocking these cars lighter than the first run so a reservation is recommended if you want some of these models.

    Images from Rapido Trains.
    April 10, 2019
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a new run of HO Scale 3800 CU Ft Covered Hoppers.
    Six packs - $ 359.70 CDN$
    Single Models - $ 59.95 CDN$

    Orders by August 12, 2019 for delivery ???? 2020.
    Paint Schemes Announced.
    CNIS Red Noodle - 6 pack or single car.  CNIS Red Noodle - 6 pack
    CN Environmental Mode - 6 pack or single car  CN Environmental Mode - 6 pack
    CP Script Trough-hatch - 6 pack or single car  CP Script Trough-hatch - 6 pack
    CP Small Multimark Trough-hatch - 6 pack or single car  CP Small Multimark Trough-hatch - 6 pack
    NCHX North American - 6 pack or single car  NCHX North American - 6 pack
    CGLX Potacan - 6 pack or single car.  CGLX Potacan - 6 pack
    PCSX Potash Corp of Saskatchewan - 6 pack or single car.  PCSX Potash Corp of Saskatchewan - 6 pack
    PETX Canpotex - 6 pack or single car.  PETX Canpotex - 6 pack
    UNPX Indusmin - 6 pack or single car  UNPX Indusmin - 6 pack
    UNPX Alcan Yellow - 6 pack or single car  UNPX Alcan Yellow - 6 pack
    Roberval & Saguenay - 6 pack or single car  Roberval & Saguenay - 6 pack
    NOTE: Roberval & Saguenay cars are conditional based upon a minimum number of orders received.
    If orders do not reach this target, they will not be produced.
    Undecorated Kit - Marine Industries 6-panel - Single car  Undecorated Kit - Marine Industries 6-panel
    Undecorated Kit - National Steel Car 11-panel - single car
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    We will be stocking these cars lighter than the first run so a reservation is recommended if you want some of these models.

    Images from Rapido Trains.
    February 20, 2019
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a new run of HO Scale Gondolas.
    Six packs - $ 299.70 CDN$
    Single Models - $ 49.95 CDN$

    Orders by now for delivery April 2019
    Paint Schemes Announced.
    Algoma Central Black  Algoma Central Black
    British Columbia Railway - Dogwood Scheme  British Columbia Railway - Dogwood Scheme
    BC Rail  BC Rail
    Canadian National with 9" Lettering  Canadian National with 9
    Canadian National with 12" Lettering  Canadian National with 12
    Canadian National with Noodle  Canadian National with Noodle
    CN MOW Orange Car  CN MOW Orange Car
    CN MOW Patched Brown Car  CN MOW Patched Brown Car
    Canadian Pacific Delivery  Canadian Pacific Delivery
    CP Rail Action Red  CP Rail Action Red
    CP Rail MOW Red  CP Rail MOW Red
    Canadian Pacific MOW Black  Canadian Pacific MOW Black
    Ontario Northland Progesssive Scheme #1  Ontario Northland Progesssive Scheme #1
    Ontario Northland Progesssive Scheme #2  Ontario Northland Progesssive Scheme #2
    Ontario Northland Chevron Set #1  Ontario Northland Chevron Set #1
    Ontario Northland Chevron Set #2  Ontario Northland Chevron Set #2
    Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo  Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo
    Union Carbide  Union Carbide
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    We will have a small store stock, so a reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

    Images from Rapido Trains.
    December 28, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale SW1200 US Road names.
    DC only models - $ 249.95 CDN$
    DCC and Sound models $ 359.95 CDN$

    Orders by June 24, 2019 for delivery fall 2019
    Paint Schemes Announced.
    Baltimore & Ohio, Rd# 9614, 9617 and 9620  Baltimore & Ohio
    Burlington Northern, Rd# 163, 165 and 166  Burlington Northern
    Chicago & North Western, Rd# 313, 315 and 1210  Chicago & North Western
    Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, Rd# 9273, 9277 and 9285  Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
    Rock Island, Rd# 923 and 935  Rock Island
    Rock Island (Speed lettering), Rd# 934  Rock Island (Speed lettering)
    Conrail, Rd# 9339, 9345 and 9353  Conrail
    Rio Grande, Rd# 131, 138 and 138  Rio Grande
    Grand Trunk Western as-delivered, Rd# 1509, 1516 and 1518  Grand Trunk Western as-delivered
    Grand Trunk Western orange/black, Rd# 1513, 1515 and 1519  Grand Trunk Western orange/black
    Grand Trunk Western red/blue, Rd# 1512, 1514 and 1517  Grand Trunk Western red/blue
    Great Northern, Rd# 29, 31 and 33  Great Northern
    Milwaukee Road, Rd# 634 and 638  Milwaukee Road
    Milwaukee Road, Rd# 646  Milwaukee Road
    Missouri Pacific, Rd# 1117, 1130 and 1181  Missouri Pacific
    New Haven, Rd# 640, 648 and 654  New Haven
    Northern Pacific, Rd# 128, 130 and 142  Northern Pacific
    Pennsylvania, Rd# 7923, 7925 and 7929  Pennsylvania
    Penn Central (ex New Haven), Rd# 9183 and 9192  Penn Central (ex New Haven)
    Penn Central (ex New Haven), Rd# 9186  Penn Central (ex New Haven)
    Soo Line, Rd# 1200, 1203 and 1205  Soo Line
    Southern Pacific, Rd# 2273, 2281 and 2285  Southern Pacific
    Undecorated GTW body with Flexicoil trucks  Undecorated GTW body with Flexicoil
    Undecorated Std body with Type A trucks  Undecorated Std body with Type A trucks
    Undecorated Std body with Flexicoil trucks
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    We will have a small store stock, so a reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

    Images from Rapido Trains.
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale CNR Class H-6- 4-6-0 Steam locomotives.
    DC only models - $ 499.95 CDN$
    DCC and Sound models $ 599.95 CDN$
    Tenders $ 109.95 CDN$.

    Orders by October 14, 2019 for delivery late 2020
    Paint Schemes Announced.
    CNR H-6-d - Tilted Wafer, Wood cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1328  CNR H-6-d - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Steel cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Oil tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1359  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Steel cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Horizontal pilot, Oil tender, Large headlight, Rd# 1373  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Wood cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Oil tender, Large headlight, Rd# 1377  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Wood cab, Manual Reverser, Top-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1381  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Wood cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Oil tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1384  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer,
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Steel cab, Power Reverser, Top-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Coal tender, Large headlight, Rd# 1391  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer,
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Preserved condition, Steel cab, Power Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Horizontal pilot, Oil tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1392  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-g - Tilted Wafer, Steel cab, Power Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1403  CNR H-6-g  - Tilted Wafer
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Steel cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Large headlight, Rd# 1330  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Wood cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1371  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Wood cab, Power Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Horizontal pilot, Extended coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1383  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Steel cab, Power Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Oil tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1389  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Steel cab, Power Reverser, Top-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Large headlight, Rd# 1401  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer,
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Steel cab, Power Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1532  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer,
    CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer, Wood cab, Power Reverser, Top-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Small headlight, Rd# 1541  CNR H-6-d - Straight Wafer,
    Unlettered H-6-g Wood Cab, Wood cab, Manual Reverser, Front-mounted bell, Vertical pilot, Extended coal tender, Small headlight  Unlettered H-6-g Wood Cab
    Unlettered H-6-g Steel Cab
    CNR H-6-style Tender, All three tender styles (Coal, Extended Coal & Oil) can be made from this painted, unlettered model.  CNR H-6-style Tender
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    Although we will have a small store stock, a reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale CPR D-10 4-6-0 Steam locomotives.
    DC only models - $ 499.95 CDN$
    DCC and Sound models $ 599.95 CDN$
    Tenders $ 109.95 CDN$.

    Orders by October 14, 2019 for delivery late 2020
    Railroad Names Announced.
    CPR D10g 4-6-0, Low Headlight, Low Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Oil Tender, Rd# 922  CPR D10g 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, Low Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Oil Tender
    CPR D10g 4-6-0, Low Headlight, High Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Coal/Oil Tender, Rd# 926  CPR D10g 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, High Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Coal/Oil Tender
    CPR D10h 4-6-0, Low Headlight, Low Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Oil Tender, Rd# 1022  CPR D10h 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, Low Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Oil Tender
    CPR D10h 4-6-0, Low Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1027  CPR D10h 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    CPR D10k 4-6-0, Low Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1063  CPR D10k 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    CPR D10k 4-6-0, High Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender , Rd# 1073  CPR D10k 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), High
Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    CPR D10k 4-6-0, Low Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1078  CPR D10k 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    CPR D10h 4-6-0, Low Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1095  CPR D10h 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low
Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    CPR D10h 4-6-0, High Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1106  CPR D10h 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), High
Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    CPR D10j 4-6-0, Passenger, Low Headlight, Low Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Oil Tender, Rd# 962  CPR D10j 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT) Passenger,
 Low Headlight, Low Walkway, Boiler top-mounted Bell, Oil Tender
    Dominion Altantic D10h 4-6-0, High Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1040  Dominion Altantic D10h 4-6-0
(DC/SILENT), High Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    Dominion Atlantic D10h 4-6-0, Low Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender, Rd# 1046  Dominion Atlantic D10h 4-6-0
(DC/SILENT), Low Headlight, High Walkway, Check Valve-mounted Bell, Coal Tender
    Quebec Central D10k 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT), Low/High Headlight, Low/High Walkway, Boiler-top mounted/ Check Valve mounted Bell, Coal/Oil Tender, Rd# 1083  Quebec Central D10k 4-6-0
(DC/SILENT), Low/High Headlight, Low/High Walkway, Boiler-top mounted/
Check Valve mounted Bell, Coal/Oil Tender
    Unlettered D10 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT) Low Front light, Comes with all detail parts featured on the D10, incl. both tender parts  Unlettered D10 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT) Low
Front light, Comes with all detail parts featured on the D10, incl. both tender parts
    Unlettered D10 4-6-0 (DC/SILENT) High Front light, Comes with all detail parts featured on the D10, incl. both tender parts
    CPR D10-style Tender, Both tender styles (Coal and Oil) can be made from this model.  CPR D10-style Tender, Both tender
styles (Coal and Oil) can be made from this model.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    Although we will have a small store stock, a reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    October 27, 2018
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    Rapido has announced HO Scale Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Cars.
    Individual cars: $ 129.95 CDN$.
    Orders by June 24, 2019 for delivery late 2019.
    Railroad Names Announced.
    Canadian National 1954 Scheme. Two Diners and two Diner/Lounges.  Canadian National Diner 1954 Scheme
    Canadian National 1961 Scheme. Two Diners and two Diner/Lounges.  Canadian National Diner 1961 Scheme
    VIA Rail Canada. Two Diners and two Diner/Lounges.  VIA Rail Canada Diner
    Ontario Northland (Chevron). Two Diners.  Ontario Northland (Chevron)
    Amtrak (Phase 1). Three Diners.  Amtrak (Phase 1)
    Baltimore & Ohio. Three Diners.  Baltimore & Ohio Diner
    Chicago & North Western. Three Diners.  Chicago & North Western Diner
    Great Northern. Three Diners.  Great Northern Diner
    Illinois Central. Three Diners.  Illinois Central Diner
    Milwaukee Road (Hiawatha) . Three Diners.  Milwaukee Road (Hiawatha) Diner
    Milwaukee Road (Yellow). Three Diners.  Milwaukee Road (Yellow) Diner
    Missouri Pacific (Eagle). Three Diner/Lounges.  Missouri Pacific (Eagle) Diner
    Missouri Pacific (Jenks Blue). Three Diner/Lounges.  Missouri Pacific (Jenks Blue) Diner
    New York Central (Two-tone gray). Three Diners.  New York Central (Two-tone gray) Diner
    Norfolk & Western. Three Diners.  Norfolk & Western Diner
    Northern Pacific (Loewy). Three Diners.  Northern Pacific (Loewy)
    Pennsylvania. Three Diners.  Pennsylvania Diner
    Southern Pacific. Three Diners.  Southern Pacific Diner
    Union Pacific. Three Diners.  Union Pacific Diner
    Undecorated. Two Types.  Undecorated National Diner
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    A reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    June 28, 2018
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    Rapido has announced N Scale Dash-8 locomotives.
    DC version ( $169.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 259.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by October 15, 2018 for delivery mid 2019.
    Railroad Schemes Announced.
    Canadian National (Stripes). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Six Road numbers.  Canadian National (Stripes)
    Canadian National (North America). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Five Road numbers.  Canadian National (North America)
    Canadian National (No Stripes). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Three Road numbers.  Canadian National (No Stripes)
    Canadian National (Website). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Two Road numbers.  Canadian National (Website)
    British Columbia Railway (As Delivered). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Five Road numbers.  British Columbia Railway (As Delivered)
    British Columbia Railway (Post 2010). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Four Road numbers.  British Columbia Railway (Post 2010)
    British Columbia Railway (CN Website). Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Four Road numbers.  British Columbia Railway (CN Website)
    Quebec North Shore & Labrador. Available DC only or DCC and Sound. Three Road numbers.  British Columbia Railway (CN Website)
    This is a conditional release. The models will only be made if they receive enough orders.
    Undecorated Canadian National Version.  Undecorated Canadian National Version
    Undecorated British Columbia Railway Version.  Undecorated British Columbia Railway Version
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    A reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    June 27, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale Canadian National TEMPO Trains. Full sets, extra cars and locomotives.
    Sets: DC version ( $599.955 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 699.95 Cdn$).

    Individual cars: $ 119.95 CDN$.
    Extra Locomotives: DC - $ 249.95 CDN$. DCC/Sound $ 349.95 CDN$.
    Orders by October 15, 2018 for delivery mid 2019.
    Railroad Schemes Announced.
    Canadian National Tempo set. Two Sets each: Locomotive, Club Car, Cafe, Coach. Available DC only or DCC and Sound.  Canadian National Tempo Train Set
    VIA Rail Tempo set. Two Sets each: Locomotive, Club Car, Cafe, Coach. Available DC only or DCC and Sound.  VIA Rail Tempo Train Set
    Canadian National extra coach. Four road numbers.  Canadian National Extra Tempo Coach
    VIA Rail extra coach. Four road numbers.  VIA Rail Extra Tempo Coach
    Algoma Central / Agawa Canyon Cars. Five road numbers.  Algoma Central / Agawa Canyon Cars
    The Algoma Central / Agawa Canyon cars will only be made if minimum order quantites are met.
    Canadian National Tempo locomotive - Two Road Numbers. DC or DCC and Sound.  CNR Tempo Locomotive
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    A reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    June 26, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale RS-18 locomotives.
    DC version ( $249.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 359.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by October 15, 2018 for delivery mid 2019.

    Canadian National (Green), Canadian National (Noodle), Canadian National (Tempo), Canadian National (Stripes), Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering), Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering), Canadian Pacific (5″ Stripes), Canadian Pacific (8″ Stripes), Undecorated.

    Railroad Schemes Announced.
    Canadian National (Green). Seven Road numbers in three classes.  Canadian National (Green)
    Canadian National (Noodle). Six Road numbers in two classes.  Canadian National (Noodle)
    Canadian National (Tempo) (no HEP) Class MRE-18g. Two Road numbers.  Canadian National (Tempo)
    Canadian National (Stripes). Ten Road numbers in three classes.  Canadian National (Stripes)
    Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering). Four Road numbers.  Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering)
    Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering). Four Road numbers.  Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering)
    CP Rail Action Red (5" Stripes). Four Road numbers.  CP Rail Action Red (5
    CP Rail Action Red (8" Stripes). Six Road numbers.  CP Rail Action Red (8
    Undecorated (CN Version) Class MR-18e/f/g.  Undecorated (CN Version) Class MR-18e/f/g
    Undecorated (CP Version) Class DRS-18a/b.  Undecorated (CP Version) Class DRS-18a/b
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    A reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    June 25, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale RS-11 locomotives.
    DC version ( $249.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 359.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by October 15, 2018 for delivery mid 2019.

    Conrail (blue), Conrail (ex-PC patch), Lehigh Valley, New Haven (McGinnis), Norfolk & Western (as delivered), Norfolk & Western (blue w/Hamburger logo), Pennsylvannia RR (as delivered), Penn Central, Southern Pacific (Black Widow), Southern Pacific (Bloody Nose), Alco Demonstrator Scheme ,Undecorated

    Railroad Schemes Announced.
    Conrail (Blue). Four road numbers.  Conrail (Blue)
    Conrail Black ex-PC patch. Two road numbers.  Conrail (Black)
    Lehigh Valley (Ex PRR). Four road numbers.  Lehigh Valley
    New Haven (McGinnis). Six road numbers.  New Haven (McGinnis)
    Norfolk & Western (as delivered). Two road numbers.  Norfolk & Western as delivered
    Norfolk & Western (Blue). Four road numbers.  Norfolk & Western Blue
    Pennsylvania RR with Trainphone antenna. Four road numbers.  Pennsylvania RR with Trainphone antenna
    Pennsylvania RR. Four road numbers.  Pennsylvania RR with Trainphone antenna
    Penn Central (ex-PRR). Two road numbers.  Penn Central
    Penn Central (exx-PPR with Red P). One road number.  Penn Central (exx-PPR with Red P)
    Penn Central (ex New Haven). Three road numbers.  Penn Central (ex New Haven)
    Southern Pacific (Black Widow). Four road numbers.  Southern Pacific (Black Widow)
    Southern Pacific (Bloody Nose). Four road numbers.  Southern Pacific (Bloody Nose)
    Alco Demonstrator Scheme. One road numbers.  Alco Demonstrator Scheme
    Undecorated (LV version). One model.  Undecorated (LV version)
    Undecorated (NH version). One model.  Undecorated (NH version)
    Undecorated (N&W version). One model.  Undecorated (N&W version)
    Undecorated (PRR version). One model.  Undecorated (PRR version)
    Undecorated (SP version). One model. Undecorated (SP version)
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    As these are all US Road names we will be stocking lightly. A reservation is recommended if you want one of these models.

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    April 16, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale FB-2 and FPB-2 Locomotives.
    DC version ( $225.00 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 335.00 Cdn$).

    Orders by September 17, 2018 for delivery Spring 2019.
    Baltimore & Ohio (1956 scheme) Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) CP Rail (Multimark) Chicago and North Western (yellow/green) Erie (Delivery) Erie Lackawanna (grey/maroon) Great Northern (Empire Builder) Lehigh Valley (Delivery) Louisville & Nashville (grey/yellow) Missouri Pacific (Delivery) New Haven (Delivery) New Haven (McGinnis) New York Central (Lightning Stripe) New York Central (Cigar Band) Penn Central (black) Pennsylvannia RR (Delivery) Undecorated
    Railroad Schemes Announced.
    Baltimore & Ohio (1956 scheme) FB-2. Three road numbers.  Baltimore & Ohio 1953 scheme FB-2
    Baltimore & Ohio (1956 scheme) FPB-2. Two road numbers.  Baltimore & Ohio 1953 scheme FPB-2
    Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) FB-2. Two road numbers.  Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) FB-2
    Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) FPB-2. Two road numbers.  Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) FPB-2
    Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) FB-2. Two road numbers.  Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) FB-2
    Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) FPB-2. Two road numbers.  Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) FPB-2
    CP Rail (Multi Mark) FB-2. Two road numbers.  CP Rail (Multi Mark) FB-2
    CP Rail (Multi Mark) FPB-2. Two road numbers.  CP Rail (Multi Mark) FPB-2
    Chicago & North Western. Four Road Numbers Each.  Chicago & North Western
    Erie (Delivery). Two road numbers.  Erie Delivery
    Alco FB-2 Erie Lackawanna (grey/maroon). Two road numbers.  Alco FB-2 Erie Lackawanna (grey/maroon)
    Alco FPB-2 Great Northern (Empire Builder)Two numbers.  Alco FPB-2 Great Northern (Empire Builder)
    Alco FB-2 Lehigh Valley (Delivery). Two road numbers.  Alco FB-2 Lehigh Valley (Delivery)
    Alco FPB-2 Lehigh Valley (Delivery). Two road numbers.  Alco FPB-2 Lehigh Valley (Delivery)
    Alco FB-2 Louisville & Nashville (grey/yellow). Two Road Numbers  Alco FB-2 Louisville & Nashville (grey/yellow)
    Alco FB-2 Missouri Pacific (Delivery). Three road numbers.  Alco FB-2 Missouri Pacific (Delivery)
    Alco FB-2 New Haven (Delivery). Three Road Numbers.  Alco FB-2 New Haven (Delivery)
    Alco FB-2 New Haven (McGinnis). Two road numbers.  Alco FB-2 New Haven (McGinnis)
    Alco FB-2 New York Central (Lightning Stripe). Three road numbers.  Alco FB-2 New York Central (Lightning Stripe)
    Alco FB-2 New York Central/Penn Central (Cigar Band). Three road numbers.  Alco FB-2 New York Central/Penn Central (Cigar Band)
    Alco FB-2 Penn Central (black), ex-New Haven. Road number 3393.  Alco FB-2 Penn Central (black), ex-New Haven
    Alco FB-2 Pennsylvannia RR (Delivery). Three road numbers.  Alco FB-2 Pennsylvannia RR (Delivery)
    Undecorated. 2 versions FB-2 and 2 versions FPB-2.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.

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    April 14, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a new run of HO Scale FA-2 and FPA-2 Locomotives.
    DC version ( $249.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 359.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by September 17, 2018 for delivery Spring 2019.
    Railroad Schemes Announced.
    Ann Arbor FA2 as Delivered. Three road numbers.  Ann Arbor as Delivered
    Chicago & North Western FA2. Two road numbers.  Chicago and North Western
    CP Rail FA-2 and FPA-2. Four Road Numbers Each.  CP Rail
    Erie Lackawanna. Two road numbers.  Erie Lackawanna
    Long Island Railroad. Four road numbers.  Long Island Railroad
    Louisville & Nashville. Four FA-2 road numbers and one ex FPA02  Louisville & Nashville
    Missouri Pacific. Three FA-2s and three FPA-2s.  Missouri Pacific
    New York Central. Two schemes, six road numbers.  New York Central
    Penn Central. Rd# 1350  Penn Central
    Spokand, Portland & Seattle. Two road numbers.  Spokane, Portland & Seattle
    Burlington Northern (ex-SPS broadband) FA-2, Rd# 4126.  Burlington Northern
    Wabash (ex Ann-Arbor), Two road numbers.  Ann Arbor
    Western Maryland, Three road numbers.  Western Maryland
    Undecorated. 2 versions FA-2 and 2 versions FPA-2.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.

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    April 13, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a new run of HO Scale F40PH VIA Locomotives.
    Versions include VIA as delivered, VIA RAil Canada (two versions), VIA Rail Wraps.
    DC version ( $279.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 399.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by July 1, 2018 for delivery late in 2018.
    There are several Schemes Announced.
    VIA Rail as Delivered. Three road numbers.  VIA as Dewlivered
    VIA Rail Canada. Two road numbers.  VIA Rail Canada
    VIA Rail Canada. Rd# 6424  VIA Rail Canada Rd# 6424
    Home Hardware Wrap. Rd# 6429  Home Hardware Wrap
    Kool-Aid Wrap Three road numbers.  Kool-Aid Wrap
    CBC 50 Wrap Rd# 6403  Conrail CSXT patch. Two road numbers.
    Operation Lifesaver Wrap, Rd# 6411  Telus. Wrap
    Telus Wrap, Rd# 6429  Telus. Wrap
    Coors Light Set , Rd# 6445-6408  Coors Light Set
    We are now taking reservations for these models.

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    March 3, 2018
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced HO Scale GE B36-7 Locomotive.
    DC version ( $279.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 399.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by July 4, 2018 for delivery late in 2019.
    There are several Schemes Announced.
    ATSF Blue Bonnet. Five road numbers.  ATSF
    BC Rail Red/White/Blue. Two Road Numbers.  BC Rail Red/White/Blue
    Conrail no Ditch Lights. Four road numbers.  Conrail no ditch lights.
    Conrail with ditch lights. Two road numbers.  Conrail with Ditch Lights.
    Conrail CSXT Patch. Two road numbers.  Conrail CSXT patch. Two road numbers.
    Conrail NS Patch. Two road numbers.  Conrail NS patch. Two road numbers.
    CSX “YN2” (no ditch lights). Three road numbers.  CSX “YN2” (no ditch lights)
    CSX “YN2” (with ditch lights). Three road numbers.  CSX “YN2” (with ditch lights)
    CSX “YN2” (with ditch lights and white cab roof). Three road numbers.  CSX “YN2” (with ditch lights and white cab roof)
    Minnesota Commercial one road number.  Minnesota Commercial
    Norfolk Southern Three road numbers  Norfolk Southern
    Seaboard System Six road numbers  Seaboard System
    Southern Three road numbers  Southern
    Southern Pacific Five road numbers  Southern Pacific
    Five Undecorated Versions: ATSF, CR, SBD/CSX, Sou/NS and SP versions.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.

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    December 27, 2017
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced FP7 Locomotives.
    DC version ( $249.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 359.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by April 30, 2018 for delivery late 2018.
    There are several Schemes Announced.
    Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) three 14xx series road numbers and three 40xx series road numbers.  CPR Block Lettering FP7
    Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) three 14xx series road numbers and three 40xx series road numbers.  CPR Script Lettering FP7
    CP Rail 5 Inch Nose Stripes two 14xx series road numbers and two 40xx series road numbers.  CP Rail five inch stripes FP7
    CP Rail 8 Inch Nose Stripes two 14xx series road numbers and two 40xx series road numbers.  CP Rail eight inch stripes FP7
    Ontario Northland Early six road numbers.  Ontario Northland Early Scheme
    Ontario Northland (Progressive) two road numbers.  Ontario Northland Progressive Scheme
    Ontario Northland (Chevron) six road numbers.  Ontario Northland Progressive Scheme
    VIA Rail Canada three 14xx series road numbers and three 65xx series road numbers.  VIA Rail Canada Scheme
    Montreal Commuter four road numbers.  Montreal Commuter Scheme
    Undecorated CP/VIA and ONR Versions.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.

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    December 27, 2017
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced F7B and F9B Locomotives.
    DC version ( $224.95 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 334.95 Cdn$).

    Orders by April 30, 2018 for delivery late 2019.
    Rapido will only make these models if enough orders are received.
    There are several Schemes Announced.
    Canadian Pacific (Block Lettering) two F7B and two F9B.  CPR Block Lettering B Units.
    Canadian Pacific (Script Lettering) two F7B and two F9B units.  CPR Script Lettering B Units.
    CP Rail 5 Inch Nose Stripes two F7B and F9B units.  CP Rail five inch stripes B Units.
    CP Rail 8 Inch Nose Stripes two F7B and two F9B Units.  CP Rail eight inch stripes B Units.
    Canadian National (Delivery) F9B Units.  Canadian National (Delivery) F9Bs.
    Canadian National (Noodle) four F9B units.  Canadian National (Noodle) F9Bs.
    VIA Rail Canada six F9B units.  VIA Rail Canada F9B units.
    Undecorated CP F7B (no steam generator), CP/VIA F9B and CN/VIA F9B.
    We are now taking reservations for these models.

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    July 27, 2017
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced a second run of RDCs. This release is mostly US road names and includes RDC-1s, RDC-2s and RDC-3s. The price is the same as the first release.
    DC version ( $225.00 Cdn$) or DCC and Sound versions ( $ 325.00 Cdn$).

    Orders by Feb 2018 for delivery late 2018.
    There are several Schemes Announced.
    Canadian RDC-1s
    BCR - Blue (Phase 2) two road numbers  BCR - Blue (Phase 2)
    VIA Rail - Late (Phase 2) two road numbers  VIA Rail - Late (Phase 2)
    US RDC-1s
    ATSF 2-pack (Phase 1b) Rd# DC-191 + DC-192  ATSF 2-pack (Phase 1b)
    B&O (Phase 1b), Rd# #9918  B&O (Phase 1b)
    C&O (Phase 1b), 3 road numbers  C&O (Phase 1b)
    C&NW (Phase 1b), two roadnumbers  C&NW (Phase 1b)
    Lehigh Valley (Phase 1b), Rd# #40  Lehigh Valley (Phase 1b)
    NYC - Early (Phase 1b), three road numbers.  NYC - Early (Phase 1b)
    Various Phases undecorated.
    Canadian Road Name RDC-2s, All Phases
    VIA Rail - Late (Phase 2), two road numbers  VIA Rail - Late (Phase 2)
    US RDC-2s, All Phases
    Alaska RR (Phase 1b), two road numbers  Alaska RR (Phase 1b)
    B&O (Phase 1b), two road numbers  B&O (Phase 1b)
    B&M - Minuteman (Phase 1c), three road numbers  B&M - Minuteman (Phase 1c)
    B&M - McGinnis (Phase 2), three road numbers  B&M - McGinnis (Phase 2)
    C&O (Phase 1b), Rd# #9060  C&O (Phase 1b)
    Lehigh Valley (Phase 1b), Rd# #41  Lehigh Valley (Phase 1b)
    LIRR (Phase 1b), Rd# #3121  LIRR (Phase 1b)
    NH - Script (Phase 1b), Rd# #120  NH - Script (Phase 1b)
    NH - McGinnis (Phase 1b), Rd# #121  NH - McGinnis (Phase 1b)
    NYC - Early (Phase 1b), Rd# #M480  NYC - Early (Phase 1b)
    NP (Phase 1c), two road numbers  NP (Phase 1c)
    RDG (Phase 1c), Rd# #9165  RDG (Phase 1c)
    WP (Phase 1b), two road numbers  WP (Phase 1b)
    Various phases undecorated
    US Roadname RDC-3s
    B&M - Minuteman (Phase 1b), three road numbers  B&M - Minuteman (Phase 1b)
    B&M - McGinnis (Phase 2), three road numbers  B&M - McGinnis (Phase 2)
    CRI&P (Phase 1b), two road numbers  CRI&P (Phase 1b)
    CRI&P (Phase 1c), Rd# #9004
    GN (Phase 2), Rd# #2350  GN (Phase 2)
    NH - Script (Phase 1b), two road numbers  NH - Script (Phase 1b)
    NH - McGinnis (Phase 1b), two road numbers  NH - McGinnis (Phase 1b)
    NYC - Early (Phase 1b), three road numbers  NYC - Early (Phase 1b)
    NP (Phase 1c), Rd# #B40  NP (Phase 1c)
    NP (Phase 1b), Rd# #B42
    NP (Phase 2), Rd# #B41  NP (Phase 2)
    Various phases undecorated
    We are now taking reservations for these models.
    June 27, 2017
    N Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced New Haven 8600-Series in N-Scale.

    Orders by September 15, 2017 for delivery late 2017/Early 2018.
    As these models never ran in this part of the country, stock will be limited to what we need for customer orders.
    There are several Schemes Announced.
    New Haven Delivery Scheme (with skirts) - six road numbers.  Delivery Scheme with skirts
    New Haven Red Window Band (with skirts) - six road numbers.  NH Red Bank with skirts
    New Haven Red Window Band (no skirts) - six road numbers.  NH Red Band with skirts
    Penn Central Green Window Band (no skirts) - six road numbers.  Penn Central Green Band with skirts
    MBTA Purple Window Band (no skirts) - six road numbers.  MTBA Purple Window Band w/o skirts
    Painted - Unlettered (with or withour skits) - one model each.  Painted - Unlettered

    We are now accepting reservations for these models.
    Images from Rapido Trains
    October 27, 2016
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido has announced NEW HAVEN PARLOR and PARLOR-LOUNGE CARS

    Orders by May 15, 2017 for delivery late 2018.
    There are several models coming
    New Haven Parlors - Delivery Scheme with Skirts. Six named Cars
     New Haven Parlor car as
Delivered
    New Haven Parlor-Lounges - Delivery Scheme with Skirts. Five named Cars and an un- named car.
     New Haven Parlor-Lounge
Car as Delivered
    New Haven Parlor - McGinnis Scheme no Skirts. Six named Cars.
     New Haven Parlor
McGinnis Scheme
    New Haven Parlor-Lounge Car - McGinnis Scheme no Skirts. Two named Cars and an un- named car.
    Penn Central Parlor car without Skirts. Three numbered, three named and an un-named car.
     Penn Central Scheme
    Amtrak without Skirts. Six numbered, and an un-numbered car.
     Amtrak Scheme
    Painted Stainless Steel Finish with or without skirts.
     Painted Stainless Steel
Finish
    All models: $ 99.99 Cdn$.

    We are now accepting reservations for these models.
    Images from Rapido Trains
    October 14, 2015
    HO Rapido Trains
    Icons of Canadian
Steam

    The 2019 release in the Rapido Trains Icons of Canadian Steam is the Canadian Pacific 4-6-4 Royal Hudson Class H1c, H1d, H1e
    There are several models coming
    Royal Hudson Classic H1c with Coal Tender, Commonwealth Trucks, Teardrop Stack and no Booster - DC , Rd# 2820 and 2823
     CPR Royal Hudson
    Royal Hudson H1c with Oil Tender, Commonwealth Trucks, Bathtub Stack and no Booster - DC , Rd# 2829
     CPR Royal Hudson
    CPR Royal Hudson H1c with Coal Tender, Commonwealth Trucks, Straight Stack and Booster - DC , Rd# 2839
     CPR Royal Hudson
    CPR Royal Hudson H1c with Coal Tender, Commonwealth Trucks, Teardrop Stack and no Booster- DC , Rd# 2846
    Royal Hudson H1c with Coal Tender, Commonwealth Trucks and Teardrop Stack - DC , Rd# No#
    Royal Hudson H1d with Coal Tender, Commonwealth Trucks, Straight Stack and Booster - DC , Rd# 2851, 2852, 2857 and no#
     CPR Royal Hudson
    Royal Hudson H1e with Oil Tender, Buckeye Trucks, Straight Stack and Booster- DC , Rd# 2861, 2863 and no#
     CPR Royal Hudson
    Royal Train - Royal Hudson H1d with Coal Tender, Commonwealth Trucks, Teardrop Stack and Booster. - DC , Rd# 2850
     CPR Royal Hudson
    Royal Hudson H1e with Oil Tender, Buckeye Trucks, Bathtub Stack and Booster - British Columbia - DC , Rd# 2860
     CPR Royal Hudson
    Details, prices and exact subclasses and release dates subject to revision.
    Images from Rapido Trains
    October 12, 2015
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido Trains has announced a multi year series of Canadian Steam Locomotives under the banner of Icons of Canadian
Steam

    Announced are:
    Unknown Canadian Pacific 4-6-4 Hudson H1a, H1b
    2020-2021 Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 Class D10e, D10f, D10g, D10h
    Suspended Canadian National 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler Class G16a, H6g
    Canadian National 2-8-0 Consolidation Class N2b, N4a
    Canadian Pacific 4-6-2 Light Pacific Class G5c, G5d
    Canadian National 4-8-2 Mountain Class U1f
    Canadian Pacific 4-6-2 Heavy Pacific Class G3e, G3f, G3g
    Canadian National 4-6-2 Pacific Class J4e, J4d, J4f
    Canadian Pacific 2-10-4 Selkirk Class T1b, T1c
    Canadian National 4-8-4 U-4 Northern Class U4a, U4b
    Canadian Pacific 4-4-4 Jubilee Class U4a, F2a
    Details, prices and exact subclasses and release dates subject to revision.
    We are looking for images of these locomotives we can use with permission.
    HO Rapido Trains
    Rapido Trains has announced HO Scale Skyline Dome cars.
    Orders by Nov 17, 2014 for delivery mid 2015. Delivery now late 2016, maybe in 2018 . . .
    AVAILABLE PAINT SCHEMES:
     Amtrak Phase I Amtrak Phase I . Two road numbers: 9560, 9562.
     Baltimore & Ohio Baltimore & Ohio . Two road names: Moonlight Dome, Sunlight Dome.
     Canadian National Canadian National . Three road names: Moonlight Dome, Starlight Dome, Sunlight Dome.
     CN/CNR CN / CNR . One road name: "American Spirit".
     Canadian Pacific Canadian Pacific Maroon. Six road numbers: 500, 505, 509, 513, 514, 517.
     CP Rail CP Rail Action Red . Four road numbers: 502, 507, 510, 516.
     Delaware and Hudson Delaware and Hudson . Two road names: Willsboro Point 35, Bluff Point 36.
     Illinois Central Illinois Central . Three road numbers: 2200, 2201, 2202.
     Missouri Pacific (Eagle) Missouri Pacific (Eagle) . Two road numbers: 891, 892.
    Norfolk and Western Norfolk and Western . Two road numbers: 1611, 1612.
    Seaboard Coast Line Seaboard Coast Line . Two Road names: Moonlight Dome, Starlight Dome.
    VIA Rail Canada (Original) VIA Rail Canada (Original) . Three road numbers: 501, 503, 505.
    Wabash Wabash . Two road numbers: 200, 201.
     Stainless Steel Finish,
Unlettered Skyline Dome Stainless Steel Finish, Unlettered

    HO MSRP - $ 109.00 CDN$

    Details are now on our Rapido Trains HO-Scale Passenger Cars Web Page
    Images from Rapido.

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