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Welcome to Online Trains & Hobbies.

We offer a wide range of N and HO Scale Model Railroad products in stock and ready to ship! We are known for our great prices and fast friendly service. Because we also have a “Brick and Mortar” store you can shop here with all the advantages and convenience of the Internet and the confidence of dealing with a well established retail store. It is unlikely you will ever have a problem when dealing with Online Trains but if you ever do, you can rest assured, it will be handled quickly and to your complete satisfaction. We can’t say it any better than our customers already have: “These guys are the best!”

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Online Trains retail store will be opened on an intermittent basis throughout the summer. We recommend you please call before visiting. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope to resume our normal hours in early September.

Model Train News

ZOOMCO Available exclusively at Online Trains!

ZOOMCO brings a new level of realism to Model Railroading. These easy to assemble kits come factory aged and weathered. They assemble quickly but look like a craftsman spent weeks on them. Be among the first to own one of these excellent models!



ZMN03 SHANTY/SHACK Scene (Kit) Includes 2 sections of dirt road, 4 50 gallon drums, clothes line w/old tree, wood pile w/ax and rubber tires all factory weathered and ready for your layout!


ZMN02 OLD COUNTRY ROAD/BARN Scene (Kit) Includes 2 sections of road, 3 telephone poles w/wire, country fence, road guard rails and barn all factory weathered and ready for your layout!


Zoomco N Models

Quantities are limited - order today!

More models coming soon.

 Check out Zoomco model reviews in current issues of N Scale Railroading and N Scale Magazine.

ALSO- Don't miss the Model:160 review online

Online Trains News

We are your Kato Unitrack specialist - complete line in stock and ready to ship!

Check out the Kato V and M series of track sets - great way to get started or expand your empire!


Walthers North American Ethanol Series available at Online Trains!

North American Ethanol -- Modern Industry for Your HO Railroad
Ethanol is big business--especially for railroads. Long trains of identical tank cars and huge strings of covered hoppers moving grain and ethanol byproducts have become an important part of the railroad landscape. Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, ethanol has more than DOUBLED the traffic hauled by some railroads!
Cornerstone North American Ethanol series kits, Gold Line(TM) freight cars and PROTO 2000(R) locomotives make it easy to add this rail-dependent industry to your model railroad.
Ethanol traffic touches almost every corner of the North American rail network--from the vast cornfields and wheat fields of the midwest to busy petroleum terminals in large cities. It should touch your post-1980s model railroad too!
Seven Cornerstone kits make modeling a complete ethanol plant easy. Three Gold Line freight cars make building your ethanol- and grain-hauling car fleet fast and fun. And a new release of PROTO 2000 EMD SW9/1200 locomotives are ideal for working the loading facilities and support trackage at your ethanol plant.
Build a Business or an Entire Layout
With everything you need to add an ethanol plant on your railroad, plus all the cars and a switcher to serve it, you'll have everything you need to re-create an entire industry for your railroad.
Plus, Cornerstone Modern Grain Series kits and other Cornerstone structures complement North American Ethanol kits, making it easy to model everywhere ethanol goes--from field to fuel tank!

Supplies are limited

Also available:

3/19/2012 HO WALTHERS TRINITY 30,145 Gallon Tank Car HO WKW Trinity 30,145 Gallon Tank Car -Quantities limited!

3/19/2012 HO WALTHERS TRINITY 5361 4 Bay Hopper HO WKW Trinity 6351 Hopper -Quantities limited!

News and Announcements

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Major updates and improvements coming soon!

HO Reiten Models Structures
N Reiten Models Structures

New Arrivals:

Check here for highlights from our most recent arrivals. Due to the large amount of incoming products, not all products will be shown.

5/5/2012 N SCALE: N MTL NEWEST RELEASES - May 2012 MTL releases now in stock - preorders shipping, limited inventory remains available.

5/5/2012 N SCALE: N DeLuxe Trailers & Chassis - 4 new 40' container chassis now in stock, also 2 new packages of containers . N Deluxe Intermodal Containers BN America 2 pack and DOLE special run 5-pack.

5/5/2012 MAGAZINES: Magazines
 - As a convenience to our online customers, we are now offering magazines on our web site. We will be listing back issues as time permits, in the meantime if you are looking for a particular issue not listed, please give us a shout!

4/11/2012 HO SCALE: HO Athearn Genesis Freight - Nice restock of very nice Genesis PC&F 50' box cars - order today for best selection!

4/4/2012 N SCALE: N Woodland Scenics BU's - New Landmark series structures in stock, ready to ship!


3/22/2012 N SCALE: N Kato Unitrack - 3 Clor automatic signals back in stock, quantities are limited. Also, now stocking double track sections including superelevated curves!

3/21/2012 HO SCALE: HO WKW 50' Bulkhead Flat car - Restock now in.

3/21/2012 N SCALE: N BLMA 52' Gondolas
 - ACF 70 ton 52' gondolas in stock and ready to ship-quantities limited!

Modeler's Corner:
Exciting info, projects and photos coming soon!

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