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  • Welcome to Z Central Station. A model railroad site dedicated to 1:220 scale model trains.
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Welcome to the Z Central Station!  A model railroad site dedicated to 1:220 scale model trains.

Z Central Station was created to provide Z Scalers a full featured online community.  Members can share their Z Scale experiences via our discussion forum, photo gallery, classifieds, videos, chat room and more!  Membership to Z Central Station is free!

Have an idea, comment, or concern? Z Central Station has a Contact us link under "My ZCS" menu option.

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Free Z scale community banners are provided for individuals or groups looking to expand their current Z scale modeling group, starting a Z scale modeling group, or just to create a Z scale awareness in their area. Community banners are displayed on every Z Central Station page. For more information use the 'Contact us' form.

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Z Central Station has now adopted a Privacy Policy, effective as of July 30th, 2011.

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Latest Product Posts

ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
Today 08:15
AZL Black Friday Week 4 Special Part 2! Image Link AZL2014-4b – The Du Pont special! Due to the popularity of the Rio Grande ACF 4-bay hoppers special, we decided to give you one more ACF 4-bay special. Purchase a four pack of Du Pont ACF 4-bay hoppers and receive a four pack of...
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Posted by ztrack
Yesterday 20:44
AZL Black Friday Week 4 Special! And mark it. As of last night, this special is SOLD OUT!! Should we do one more this week before Christmas???? Rob
garthah's Avatar
Posted by garthah
19 Dec 2014 10:51
24k 25 type passenger train ELM//Hokutosei http://www.rokuhan.com/english/news/2014/12/introduction-of-24k-25type-elmhokutosei.html plus new EF81 electric engine Don't forget Rokuhan is on facebook https://www.facebook.com/Rokuhan
garthah's Avatar
Posted by garthah
19 Dec 2014 10:46
7 & 8 mm coreless motors by direct sale http://www.rokuhan.com/english/news/2014/12/we-start-the-sales-of-core-less-motor.html included are worm gears busing drive shafts
ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
19 Dec 2014 08:02
AZL Black Friday Week 4 Special! Image Link AZL2014-4 – The Rio Grande special. Long unit trains of Rio Grande ACF 4-bay hoppers could be see working the rails. Their orange livery and black text typified ‘the Action Road’. You can duplicate this on your layout with our...
garthah's Avatar
Posted by garthah
14 Dec 2014 19:56
Rokuhan, at Saitama model railroad Fiesta Rokuhan, we will exhibit at Saitama model railroad Fiesta 2014. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone. Date and time: December 20, 2014 (Sat) 11:00 to 17:00 December 21, 2014 (Sun) 10:00 to 16:00 Venue: Omiya Sonic City underground...
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Posted by garthah
12 Dec 2014 22:36
December Releases to be released in Japan Dec 17th A030 Shinkansen room lighting (for top car) ¥ 780 A031 Shinkansen room lighting (for intermediate wheel) ¥ 780 A032 Metal wheel set A ¥ 380 A033 Wheel rubber set 5mm ¥ 380 A034 Wheel rubber set 4mm ¥...

Latest Forum Posts

southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
Today 15:43
Shapeways new project Thanks garthah, I have been wondering what it was use for! It was an interesting car and all I could see on the deck of the car was some Vice type with break wheels on the side connected to the vice. On the model the side not shown was the break wheels...
garthah's Avatar
Posted by garthah
20 Dec 2014 22:12
Shapeways new project looks to me like gantry crane and trolley used to move pre assembled track lengths from flat car to road bed
southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
19 Dec 2014 23:31
Shapeways new project just received from shapeways Rail Car still wondering what it is use for, I think it's for laying rail and cutting rail but never found any information on it just a Photo IMG_2124.jpg IMG_2125.jpg
stonysmith's Avatar
Posted by stonysmith
16 Dec 2014 17:52
An Open Letter to Atlas Customers I know this is not about Zscale, but it just goes to show that other manufactures have their troubles as well. ==================================================================================== An Open Letter to Atlas Dealers, Distributors and...
southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
12 Dec 2014 00:11
Shapeways new project Re post Five new building for Z scale City type Just received today on southernnscale shapeways shop! IMG_2070.jpg
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Posted by southernnscale
12 Dec 2014 00:07
Shapeways new project Re post corn field painted CornField.jpg
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Posted by southernnscale
09 Dec 2014 17:44
Shapeways new project painted corn field! IMG_2081.jpg

Buy/Sell/Trade Posts

Hirailtruck's Avatar
Posted by Hirailtruck
11 Dec 2014 23:42
Alaska Railroader's Avatar
Posted by Alaska Railroader
07 Dec 2014 23:53
The church kit. We don't plan to, there are so many new things to develop. BUT, I have one made up. PM me if you are interested. Karin Snyder
markm's Avatar
Posted by markm
02 Dec 2014 10:25
The church kit. MTL also has their base chapel laser kit.
Guba's Avatar
Posted by Guba
02 Dec 2014 01:41
The church kit. Did Microstructures release another kit? I don't have that one... My bad, I've seen that kit already. I thought maybe Micro Structures released another kit. Are they ever going to?
Bill_O's Avatar
Posted by Bill_O
30 Nov 2014 22:07
The church kit. Zscalemonster has Micro Structure brass kit #MS-970 St. Mary's Church • Photo Etched Kit $39.95 retail ea. • on sale $31.96 BILL

Latest Contest Posts

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Posted by southernnscale
22 May 2014 22:01
Re: Choo Choo room complete. Contest Results so where are all the finished work with all the trainz! The post is here and just wasting space it would be nice to see some completed Photo's for those of us who never gets down there to see it in person! work shop and out side with all the yard work you did...

Rollingstock Club

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Posted by southernnscale
12 Dec 2014 16:49
Rolling Stock of the Month Club Entries This one is a shapeways project Snow plow SnowPlow.jpg
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