Atlas announces their HO MP-36 and metro cars. Six railroad liveries are available.

MP-36 Locomotives and Metra Passenger Cars

TYPE 8500 and TYPE 6000 Metra cars are available for the MP-36.  Railroads include:


Metra (Milwaukee Road Hiawatha)

Metra (Rock Island Heritage)



West Coast Express

Locomotive Features Include:

  • Golden-white LEDs
  • Realistic die-cast underframe
  • Five-pole skewed armature motor with dual flywheels for optimum performance at all speeds
  • Realistic lighting effects including ditch lights and in-cab light
  • Metal knuckle couplers
  • Detailed cab interior
  • Separately-installed scale windshield wipers, metal grab irons and fine scale handrails
  • Coupler cut levers
  • Multiple unit hoses and trainline hoses
  • Recommended 22” radius with Atlas passenger cars

Silver Sound Ready

  • Atlas Silver Sound Ready models are equipped with a speaker for easy conversion to sound with the addition of a decoder.

ESU LokSound Functionality Features::

  • ESU LokSound decoder, supporting all DCC programming modes.
  • Flexible mapping of function keys F0 to F31.
  • Follows all NMRA DCC standards and recommended practices.
  • Over 20 sound effects are available

Passenger Car Features:

  • Designed from prototype drawings with the cooperation of Metra
  • Illuminated directional LED headlight, ditchlights, and red marker lights
  • Interior includes seat details and LED illumination
  • 21-pin plug for optional DCC operation
  • Provision for mounting a speaker
  • Separately applied air horn, antenna, lift lugs, and diaphragms
  • Free-rolling metal wheels
  • Equipped with metal couplers
  • Recommend 22” minimum radius



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