For more than 60 years, Athearn Model Trains has been committed to delivering a wide range of top-quality model railroad products. Athearn knows that serious modelers demand nothing less than the best for their layouts, which is why all their products share the excellent detail, extensive features, and unmatched value that appeal to all model railroaders. No other manufacturer offers a better blend of superior quality and affordable price than Athearn. Regardless of if your interests are with model railroading from years past or the latest and hottest roadnames, count on Athearn to provide the products you need with a reputation for excellence you can trust.
Athearn Genesis trains represent the pinnacle of prototype fidelity. The culmination of advancements in design, tooling, and technology, this line offers unmatched accuracy and operation. Genesis HO scale locomotives and rolling stock are noted for their highly developed features and finely accurate detailing, taking model realism to the highest level. These new locomotives are available with dual-function DC/DCC decoder, soundboard, and speaker for state-of-the-art prototypical sound and lighting functions. All this is in addition to the intricate design and precise tooling only the Genesis line offers.
Ready To Roll
High in detail and quality with unmatched value is the key to Athearn's Ready To Roll HO line - an extremely broad selection. Ready To Roll represents the broadest selection of fully assembled locomotives, rolling stock, and vehicles in the train hobby. And, they are ready to hit the track right out of the box. No only can you operate them immediately, but they also offer prized features like machined metal wheel sets, magnetically operated knuckle couplers, and razor sharp printing and painting. Each is specifically weighted to ensure optimum performance.
When it comes to rolling stock, you want one thing - variety. Variety in body style, variety in roadnames, and variety in paint schemes. Athearn's Ready To Roll rolling stock fits the bill for any layout while providing high quality cars in a wide range of roadnames and paint schemes. And be on the lookout for several new Ready To Roll trailers Athearn has purchased from A-Line
Take a good look at any of the Athearn N Scale trains and you might find yourself wondering how they are able to fit so much detail on these intricately detailed miniature models. This line presents locomotives, rolling stock, and even a selection of highly detailed billboards with razor-sharp printing and paint schemes designed to evoke the excitement of railroading. All are fully assembled and ready to use right out of the box.
Whether you are a die-hard die-cast buff, an O scale railroad modeler, or just someone who admires fine die-cast detail, these realistic and relevant 1:50 scale Athearn die cast precision collectibles are manufactured to Athearn's exacting standards. This offers exquisitely crafted tooling and other individual features appropriate to their prototype.
Your layout needs more than just great looking, prototypically accurate trains. To truly capture a moment in time, complete the picture with Athearn's Structures line. This is their first photorealistic structures in over 30 years. Athearn will be adding more high quality, fully assembled cold-cast buildings, billboards, and other detailed items that are sure to take your HO model layout to the next level.