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Announcing the Ferdinand Magellan: Releasing Feb. 2016!

U.S. No. 1 This is one of those announcements that I have been looking forward to for quite awhile! Micro-Trains has created a brand-new car for my Executive Line Series.  This project has been in the works for a very long time, and the time has come for it’s unveiling. New car sides were created…

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What They Say:

S. S.

I got my new Santa Fe business cars, they are superb and worth the wait ten times over.

K. Lyons

I want to be like you when I grow up!

P.B.

Thanks for all the great trains – it’s nice to have such wonderful rolling stock on the layout.

Rad J.

Lowell, I am very pleased with the N Scale Ferdinand Magellan Presidential car. As a retired US Secret Service agent I have conducted security advances for the president and his family traveling by train. I have done a lot of research on the Ferdinand Magellan and the model has excellent detail. It will be an…

K.

My kids absolutely love the Christmas cars! The C.K. Holiday, along with the Carolwood and Disney cars makes a wonderful Christmas train. It made many a loop under our tree this year.

Bill S.

That car is about the greatest thing I’ve ever seen in N scale!  Excellent work!

D.

“You have no idea how excited I am about these cars . . .”

D.K.

I am speechless!  The AFT Showcase car is everything I hoped it would be; and more.

A.M.

“You seem to be the shining light in an industry that’s seen a lot of change since the early 2000’s when I was last in the hobby”.

Jim and Jo Ann K.

Every aspect of the trip was professionally done.  You and Barbara were on top of every change and your matter-of-fact assurances speak highly of your professionalism.  Jo Ann is a retired chef  and we know what good food is, and the meals provided on the CZ trip were stellar! BRAVO to you and Barbara for…