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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 02:37 AM UTC
ATLAS announces a brand new model along with prior favorites with new road names and road numbers. Three scales are included.
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GP40-2(W) Locomotive, Master Line

This GP40-2(W) model features many prototype-specific and separately-applied details, including:
    Long Hood Styles: CN (single light w/o number boards) .
    3,000 Gallon Fuel Tank
    CN-Style Lighted Ditch Lights (optional)
    Snow Shields (optional)
    Round or Square Sand Fill Hatches
    Cab-Mounted Bell
    Three-Chime Air Horn Mounted on Cab or Long Hood
    Etched Metal Radiator Fan Grilles

    Also includes “standard” features of the GP40-2 model:

    Golden-white LEDs
    Realistic die-cast underframe
    Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
    Directional lighting
    Factory-equipped with AccuMate® knuckle couplers
    Detailed cab interior with crew figures
    Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, grab irons and fine scale handrails
    Movable drop steps
    Walkway safety tread
    Coupler cut levers
    Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses
    Snowplow

    Atlas Master™ Series Silver Additional Features:

    NMRA 8-pin plug for DCC (Decoder-ready)

    Atlas Master™ Series Gold Additional Features:

    DCC
    ESU LokSound-equipped

    DCC Operation Features:

    Supports all DCC-programming modes
    Flexible mapping of function keys F0 to F28
    A total of six DCC function outputs are available
    Follows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices Analog (DC) Operati on FEATURES:
    The LokSound Select Dual-Mode decoder allows your Atlas Gold Series locomotive to be used on DC as well as on DCC layouts.
    Please note that the Atlas Quantum Engineer will NOT operate an Atlas Gold Series locomotive equipped with a LokSound Select decoder on an analog (DC) layout. However, the sound and lighting
    functions of the LokSound Select decoder in the Atlas Gold Series locomotive can be controlled by an easy-to-use basic DCC system
    Also note that on a DC-powered layout, a DCC and sound equipped locomotive CANNOT be consisted with another locomotive that does not also have both DCC and sound. (This statement does NOT apply to DCC-equipped locomotives operating on a DCC layout.)

    ESU LokSound Functionality Features:

    Over 20 sound effects are available, including engine start-up and shutdown, prime mover sounds through all eight notches, bell, air horn, air compressor, dynamic brakes and more.
    There are 16 user-selectable horns, 2 user-selectable bells, and 2 user-selectable synchronized brake squeals.
    Manual and Automatic Notching modes with the ability to change modes ”on the fly” are provided for true realism.

70 Ton Hart Ballast Car
Features:
    Die-cast chassis
    Ready-to-run
    70-ton friction-bearing trucks
    Separately-applied side-dump doors which can be positioned open or closed
    Separately-applied grab irons, coupler cut lever, train line hose, and air brake piping detail
    Fully detailed interior, including cross-bracing and side stiffeners
    AccuMate® Proto-Coupler ready (screws for Proto-coupler will be included in the packaging)
    Accurate painting and printing

Cupola Caboose, Trainman®
Features:
    True scale dimensions with accurate details
    Weighted, detailed underframes
    Equipped with AccuMate® Knuckle Couplers
    Trucks equipped with free-rolling metal wheels
    Clear window inserts & separately applied side railings

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GP38-2 Locomotive
, Master Line
Features:
    Golden-white LEDs
    Painted safety rails
    Directional lighting
    Blackened metal wheels
    Scale Speed™ motor
    Factory-installed AccuMate® magnetic knuckle couplers
    Separately-applied coupler cut levers
    Atlas Master® Gold version features ESU LokSound Decoder

    DCC Operation Features GOLD LOCOMOTIVES ONLY)

    Supports all DCC-programming modes
    DCC includes RailCom and RailComPlus, with 14, 28 or 128 speed steps and with 2-digit and 4-digit addressing.
    Flexible mapping of function keys F0 to F28.
    A total of 6 DCC function outputs are available, and all can be function mapped (disable, brightness, light effects) individually
    Follows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices.

    ESU LokSound Features (GOLD LOCOMOTIVES ONLY):

    Over 20 sound effects are available, including engine start-up and shutdown, prime mover sounds through all eight notches, bell, air horn, air compressor, dynamic brakes and more.
    There are up to 16 user-selectable horns, 2 user-selectable bells, and 2 user-selectable synchronized brake squeals.
    Manual and Automatic Notching modes with the ability to change modes ”on the fly” are provided for true realism.

FMC 5077 Single Door Box Car
Features:
    Single Sliding Door
    Multiple body styles
    Body mounted couplers
    Plate B Box Car
    X-Panel Roof

70 Ton Hart Ballast Car, Master Line
Features:
    Die Cast Chassis
    70-ton friction bearing trucks
    Accumate® offset shank coupler
    Fully detailed interior, including cross-bracing and side stiffeners
    Accurate painting and printing

NEW MODEL! SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT!
60' Passenger Cars, Trainman®
Features:
    Based upon C&NW and CNJ prototypes
    Full scale dimensions and details
    All cars include separately applied window glazing, diaphragms and roof vents
    Observation car includes separately applied end railing details and a drumhead
    Detailed interiors (excluding baggage car)
    AccuMate® operating knuckle couplers

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Berwick 60' Hy-Cube Box Car

Features Include:
    Intricately-detailed ABS body
    Etched metal safety platforms
    Finely die-cast metal ladders and stirrups
    Highly-detailed die-cast underframe
    Accurate painting and lettering
    100-ton roller-bearing trucks with rotating bearing caps
    Simulated paint overspray on roof
    3-Rail trucks are pre-drilled to accept Atlas O Adjust-A-Couplers®
    Minimum diameter curve: O-54 (3-Rail)
    Minimum radius curve: 36" (2-Rail)
    Some assembly required for undecorated models.

1923 ARA (X-29) 40' Steel Box Car, Steam Era Classics
Features Include:
    Highly detailed ABS body
    Die-cast chassis
    Flat or corrugated ends are per the prototype
    Detail variations as appropriate for each version
    Different door styles
    All metal separately-applied grab irons, ladders and stirrups
    Accurate painting and lettering
    Minimum diameter curve: O-31 (3-Rail)
    Minimum radius curve: 24" (2-Rail)
    Some assembly required for undecorated models.

C&O Cupola Caboose, Trainman®
Features:
    Separately applied see-through running boards, window awnings, window glazing, smoke stack, brake wheels and roof grab irons
    Premium die-cast couplers and friction bearing caboose trucks
    Weighted, detailed plastic underframe
    Interior lighting with on/off control switch on chassis
    2-Rail cars feature 33" scale wheels and body-mounted scale couplers
    Accurate and colorful decoration
    Minimum diameter curve: O-31 (3 rail)
    Minimum radius curve: 24" (2 rail)
    Some assembly required for undecorated models.

Atlas also announces these models are now arriving in hobby shops.
    Now Arriving @ Hobby Stores

    N Train Master Locomotives (Digital)
    N Trainman® 40' Plug Door Box Cars
    N Windshield Wipers
    N Grab Iron Drill Template
    N 18" Drop Grab Irons
    N Rear Fan Grab Iron
    HO GP-7 Locomotives
    HO 20,700 Gallon Tank Car
    HO Trainman® 70 Ton 3-Bay Open Hopper
    HO Trainman® Aluminum Coal Gondola
    HO Grab Iron Drill Template
    HO Construction Vehicles
    O Troop Series Cars
    O Trainman® 40' Plug Door Box Car

Visit your Atlas representatives at these shows.
    June 2-3, 2017 New England/Northeast Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet, Enfield, CT
    June 21-25, 2017 N Scale Convention Pittsburgh, PA
    August 4-6, 2017 NMRA Show Orlando, FL

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