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The METCA Brookside & Riverside Milk Reefers

Rich and luxurious burgundy sides adorn these two Lionel Scale Milk Reefers. The 6-58285 Brookside and 6-58286 Riverside Milk Reefers are 100% Lionel made and decorated. Cars feature die-cast trucks and internal simulated glass lined milk storage tanks which can be seen when removing the roof. Please, do not delay; order today.

Price: $96.99/Single - $179.99/Pair Preorder Now! Delivery later in 2018.

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The METCA Jersey Central Box Car

The Central Railroad Company of New Jersey, more commonly known as the Jersey Central, was a key component of the rail network in the northeast during its existence. Their famous Bronx Terminal is memorialized in the “return to” notation on the car, painted in their unique Coast Guard paint scheme. METCA is proud to release this 9700/6464 sized box car. This 100% Lionel made and decorated 6-58033 box car is molded, decorated, and assembled in the USA. The car features a stamped metal frame, metal brake wheel and die-cast sprung trucks.

Price: $79.99 Preorder Now! Delivery later in 2018.

The METCA Halloween Box Car

The Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, and Sleepy Hollow are all terms that just scream Halloween. This car has different graphics and different door colors on each side so it actually looks like 2 different cars. Order 2 cars so you can run/display the cars with one set of graphics showing on one car and flip the other car around so the other side graphics show on the other car. This 100% Lionel made and decorated 6-58057 box car is molded, decorated, and assembled in the USA. The car features a stamped metal frame, metal brake wheel and die-cast sprung trucks.

Price: $79.99 Preorder Now! Delivery later in 2018.

The Charles Chips E-Z Street Divco Truck

The Charles Chips company was started in 1942 when Effie Musser sold her potato chips through a distributor, who put them in distinctive tins, and named them Charles Chips after Charles Street in Baltimore. They now sell chips, pretzels, and cookies from their website and other outlets. The E-Z Street motorized Divco truck is made by Williams by Bachmann. This Truck is a perfect companion to the METCA release of the 9700/6464 sized box car # 6-58038, made by Lionel.

Price: $79.99 Preorder Now! Delivery later in 2018.

The METCA Rahway Valley Box Car

The Rahway Valley Railroad (RVRR) was a short-line railroad in the Northeastern United States which connected the Lehigh Valley Railroad in Roselle Park and the Central Railroad of New Jersey in Cranford and with the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western in Summit. The RV 'Superman inspired' logo was adopted in the early 1980's when Bernie Cahill, President of the RV, leased a large group of new boxcars from ITEL Rail Corp. The car, made by RMT, features a stamped metal frame, metal brake wheel and die-cast trucks.

Price: $29.99 In Stock!

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The Entenmann’s® Tank Car

The Long Island Toy Train Locomotive Engineers (LITTLE), in conjunction with the Metropolitan Division of the Train Collectors Association (METCA), produced a Lionel Entenmann’s Commemorative tank car. Funds raised from the profits of the sale of this car went towards the TCA 2015 National Convention, hosted by METCA. In 1898, William Entenmann opened a bakery in Brooklyn, New York. Traveling by horse-drawn buggy, he delivered bread, cakes and other baked goods door to door. In the early 1900’s the family moved to Bay Shore, Long Island. Today, over 100 years later, Entenmann’s still bakes their famous fresh and delicious sweet baked goods and delivers daily to stores across the United States. To commemorate Entenmann’s ties to Long Island, LITTLE and METCA have created this Lionel factory produced tank car (6-58598) in “O” Gauge. It features die-cast metal sprung trucks and came in a unique white box with blue trim like previous Entenmann’s cars.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The Entenmann's® Gondola

To commemorate Entenmann’s ties to Long Island, METCA has created this Lionel factory produced gondola with crate load (6-58243) in “O” Gauge. It features die-cast metal sprung trucks and comes in a unique white box with blue trim like previous Entenmann’s cars.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2014 Erie Lackawanna Mint Car

PHOEBE SNOW was a runaway successful marketing campaign promoted by the Lackawanna Railroad. Phoebe, a woman dressed in white, was symbolic of how clean their locomotives ran because they used hard anthracite coal. After the merger with the Erie Railroad, the widely popular Erie Lackawanna continued to use this reference for their top-of-the-line named trains. METCA has incorporated this theme into our 2014 Division Car. This new Limited Production 6-58569 Erie Lackawanna Mint Car is 100% Lionel made and decorated, features die-cast sprung trucks/couplers, a metal brake wheel, a metal frame, and includes a gold bullion bar load.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2013 Jersey Central Mint Car

Taking design clues from Lionel’s postwar 2341 Jersey Central FM Trainmaster, METCA has incorporated this paint scheme into our 2013 Division Car, the 6-58534 METCA Jersey Central Mint Car. This car includes a copper plated load, symbolizing the transporting of copper plates for the maintenance of one of our nation’s most recognized symbols … the Statue of Liberty. This car is the perfect companion to any Jersey Central FM Trainmaster. The cars are 100% Lionel made & decorated and feature die-cast sprung trucks/couplers, a metal brake wheel, and a metal frame.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2013 Blue Comet Mint Car

The Blue Comet was the Central Railroad of New Jersey’s premium method of travel between Jersey City’s Communipaw Avenue Railroad Terminal and Atlantic City. METC has incorporated this paint scheme, along with design references to the Statue of Liberty from the CNJ logo, into our 2013 Division Cars. This Limited Production 6-58523 METCA Blue Comet Mint Car has blue painted trucks and includes a gold bullion bar load. This cars is the perfect companions to METCA’s ongoing railroad themed Heritage Mint Car Series. The cars are 100% Lionel made & decorated and feature die-cast sprung trucks/couplers, a metal brake wheel, and a metal frame.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2012 LIRR Mint Car

“The Route of the Dashing Commuter” was a reference to people that had to run to catch their Long Island Rail Road commuter train into New York City. The fellow depicted in the logo was nicknamed “Dan”. METCA has incorporated this logo and slogan, along with design references to one of LIRR’s previous owners, the Pennsylvania Railroad, into our 2012 Division Car. This Limited Production 6-52596 METCA Long Island Rail Road Mint Car is 100% Lionel made and decorated, features die-cast sprung trucks/couplers, a metal brake wheel, a metal frame, and includes a gold bullion bar load. This car is the perfect companion to METCA’s ongoing railroad themed Heritage Mint Car Series.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2011 50th Anniversary Fort Knox Mint Car

The 50th Anniversary of METCA, as well as the 50th Anniversary of the introduction of the Fort Knox Mint Car in 1961 were honored by the production of a Lionel Gold Painted Fort Knox Mint Car. This Limited Production 6-52574 METCA 50th Anniversary Fort Knox Mint Car is 100% Lionel made and decorated, features die-cast sprung trucks/couplers, a metal brake wheel, a metal frame, and includes Lionel’s FIRST EVER CLEAR bullion bar load. The car comes with retro-styled Limited Edition packaging.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

2011 Baltimore & Ohio Mint Car

Only 500 Made. The Capitol Dome has nearly always been a meaningful part of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad logo. For a time, around the outside of the Capitol Dome image, there was a ring that contained the slogan “Linking 13 Great States With The Nation”. METCA has incorporated this logo and slogan into our 2011 Division Car. This new Limited Production 6-52583 METCA Baltimore & Ohio Mint Car is 100% Lionel made and decorated, features die-cast sprung trucks/couplers, a metal brake wheel, a metal frame, and includes a chrome bullion bar load. This car is the perfect companion to METCA’s ongoing railroad themed Heritage Mint Car Series©.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2010 New York Central Lightning Strip Mint Car

LIGHTNING STRIPE service could have been the New York Central's next fast freight service, following up on the success of their Pacemaker Freight Service. The METCA Division incorporated certain noteworthy elements from NYC's Lightning Stripe locomotive paint scheme into this Limited Production METCA Mint Car that includes a load of chrome-plated bullion bars.

Price: $89.99 In Stock!

The 2009 Pennsylvania Mint Cars (Green and Tuscan)

Raymond Loewy, the famous industrial designer, played a key role in shaping the Pennsylvania Railroad GG-1. Although he never designed a Lionel Mint Car, the METCA Division incorporated certain noteworthy elements from Loewy's landmark design into these, Limited Production METCA Division Mint Cars from Lionel. These cars featured a gold-tone load of bullion bars.

Price: Either for $89.99 In Stock!

Pennsylvania Tuscan Mint Car
Pennsylvania Green Mint Car

The Spirit of the Union Pacific Box Cars

In 1943, a Boeing B-17 was christened as Spirit of the Union Pacific, recognizing employees of the Union Pacific Railroad who funded the airplane through war bond contributions. In 2017, the Union Pacific applied a special paint job to SD70AH #9026 as a way of honoring the armed forces. Our Lionel LionScale Spirit of the Union Pacific Box Cars compliment the locomotive and also just look great on their own or in any military themed train.

Price: $72.99/Single - $144.99/Pair Preorder Now! Delivery later in 2018.

SOUP Choices

The Edison Cement AC-2 Hopper

The Edison Portland Cement Company was a venture by Thomas Edison. He founded it in New Village, NJ in 1899, and went on to supply the concrete for the construction of Yankee Stadium in 1923. The road numbers on the cars reflect those dates. The gray hopper features the orange circle Edison graphic and the tuscan hopper features the script Edison graphic. These 100% Lionel made and decorated cars are molded, decorated, and assembled in the USA. The cars feature die-cast metal trucks.

Price: $69.99/Tuscan - $129.99/Pair Preorder Now! Delivery later in 2018.

Edison Cement Choices

The METCA SD40-2 Locomotives

Our 100% Lionel made and decorated SD40-2 features all of the standard Lionel Legacy features that are included in Lionel’s regular Legacy locos, including Bluetooth. The SD40-2 ranks at the top of the charts in sales, and is still considered by many railroaders to be one of the best locomotives on the rails. Their reliability has kept thousands of these locomotives on the rails and they are still a common sight today over 45 years since their introduction. Most have passed through multiple owners and today can be found on class 1 railroads, lease fleets, regionals and short lines in every corner of the continent.

Price: Either for $499.99 Preorder Now! Delivery 3rd Quarter, 2019

Susquehanna SD40-2
Pennsylvania SD40-2

Madison Hardware NYC Box Car in Reverse Black Scheme

Only 32 of these Lionel Box Cars were redecorated by Weaver in celebration of the 2015 TCA National Convention hosted by METCA. Originally available only in person, we have a handful of cars left. The regular version of this car is red with a black oval logo. This special edition is in the REVERSE colors of black with red oval. The black version has it's own unique Lionel SKU 6-58233.

Price: $149.99 In Stock!

Weaver NYC TOFC in Silver Paint Scheme

Only 23 of these Weaver New York Central Trailer on Flat Car's were made in this special SILVER flat car and trailer paint scheme. These were originally given out as a gift to the hardest working volunteers at the 2015 TCA National Convention hosted by METCA. This car is completely made and decorated by Weaver and includes the original black Weaver box.

Price: $149.99 In Stock!

Convenience fee of 99 cents per item included for online orders.

Convenience fee of 99 cents per item included for online orders.

Books for Train Lovers

Greenberg's Guide to Lionel Trains
O Gauge, Volume 1: 1915 - 1928

METCA is an authorized distributer of Bruce Greenberg's latest book which has received a very favorable review from the Editor of OGR Magazine, Allan Miller. Want a preview?  Here are a few sample pages!

Price: $107.00   Includes Shipping (to continental US) In Stock!

Greenberg's Guide to Lionel Trains
Standard & 2-7/8 Guages: 1901-1940

METCA is an authorized distributer of Bruce Greenberg's Standard and 2-7/8 guide, which has received a very favorable review from the Editor of OGR Magazine, Allan Miller. We also received a favorable comments from METCA MIGS, Ken Morgan. Ken is an avid Standard Gauge collector and is well recognized for his column "The Tinplate Cannonball" in The Lion Roars. Ken does substantial research for his columns and he has found Bruce's book to be an excellent resource.

Price: $107.00   Includes Shipping (to continental US) In Stock!

New Jersey Central's Blue Comet

The New Jersey Central’s Blue Comet passenger train service operated from 1929 to 1941, on a route from the New York metropolitan area to Atlantic City. This book contains memorable images, many from private archival photograph collections, showing the remarkable history of this classic train and of the hardworking and dedicated people who made it all possible.

Price: $21.99 + $5 Shipping (to continental US) In Stock!

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