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Company News

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Monday, March 24, 2014

The new sound/light/control system is now in beta test phase.  Contact me if you are interested in being one of the first to own this revolutionary and evolutionary step in realism for large scale trains.

 

15

Friday, November 15, 2013

Finished the first 0-4-0 chassis.

 

Ride Trains

Providing an inexpensive way for kids and adults to enjoy the great hobby of live steam outdoor (and sometimes indoor) railroads.  Check out our products and start enjoying 7.5" or 7.25" gauge model railroading.  Take a look at the power chassis page for our selection of power chassis, including the extremely popular MMC chassis.  Be certain to click through to see what some of our customers have built on a solid and reliable foundation.  Or if you want something ready to ride out of the box, take a look at the Mini Motor Car.  The goal was to make a small, inexpensive, and reliable electric speeder.  The Mini Motor Car has proved strong and reliable, racking up many miles.  With the LRV controls it is extremly easy to use and I've had everyone from the cable contractor to trick-or-treaters take it for a spin.  The 0-4-0 design is being tested, plans include a bodies for 1.5" and 2.5" scale locos.

Contact Information

We are a small operation, note that email is often the best way to get ahold of us.  I do work one of those "day jobs" so if you get voice mail either leave a message or email a request with your phone number and I will be sure to call you back.  Thanks!

Telephone 
     801-819-2187
   *the old number is still valid, but now rings the shop
Postal address 
     3234 Meadow Loop Bay
     West Valley City UT 84128
Electronic mail
     General Information, Sales: sales@ridetrains.net
     Webmaster:  roy@ridetrains.net
     Be sure to put "RIDE TRAINS" in the subject line to avoid being caught by the spam filter.

What's New

Sound/Light/Motor controller now in beta test.

Detail parts and smaller scales items.
Made to order, shipped directly to you.
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