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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December 30, 2021 This page is way out of date. We may not bother listing itmes due after we are closing.
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.
  • 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.

    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
    2022 Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 Class D10e, D10f, D10g, D10h
    Suspended Canadian National 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler Class G16a, H6g
    Details, prices and exact subclasses and release dates subject to revision.
    We are looking for images of these locomotives we can use with permission.

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