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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

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.

Features

24 x 7 Active Chat for up to 20 members. Regular scheduled times are Sundays 1PM EST and Wednesdays 9:00PM EST.  Chat is open to any member. Stop in and say Hi!  8,000+ Z scaled image gallery open for all to enjoy.   Home Page Shout Box.  13,000+ Forums Postings.  More than 70 free downloads in our Library containing Instructionals, decals, paper/cardstock models, paintchip charts, modeler pad, and more!  Ever wanted to create your own Blog?  Here is your chance to create a Blog on your Z scale layout, modeling project, or even contest entry!  You can add photos, videos, and links to show in your blog.  This is one of the latest modules, I wanted to be sure to re-introduce this powerful  tool for our members use.  Free membership!

Free Community Banners

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.

Privacy Policy

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

Z Central Station has now adopted a Forum/Chat Disclaimer, effective as of July 31th, 2011.

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Looking to expand your market? Create a larger web presence? Increase traffic to your website? For $40.00 you can have an active banner until the end of 2014 on Z Central Station. Sponsor banners are 280 pixels by 100 pixels and are displayed on every Z Central Station page.For more information use the 'Contact us' form.

Z Central Station Private Messaging

ZCS always had the ability to allow private messaging between members but now it is functional for you to use.  When you log in you will notice a PM Notifier just under the search box on every ZCS web page.  When you go to your profile page you will notice several new PM modules.  Here is where you can have ZCS email you when you receive a new PM, compose a PM to another ZCS member by using their screen name.  You can also review sent, received, and deleted private messages.

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Latest Product Posts

ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
21 Nov 2014 08:05
AZL Black Friday Specials Coming! Starting next Friday, 11/28, AZL will be offering their first Black Friday specials! Then every Friday through December, a new special offer will be announced! These specials will only be offered for one week and available exclusively on the AZL Direct...
stonysmith's Avatar
Posted by stonysmith
20 Nov 2014 23:35
Thrall 52 foot Gondola Based upon discussions in Chat on Wednesday night: Available here: http://shpws.me/z3Ty Image Link
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Posted by ztrack
18 Nov 2014 08:32
AZL November New Releases Part 2 AMERICAN Z LINE November 2014 New Release – Part 2 Let’s cut to the chase… it’s cold outside… Here is part 2 for November! Milwaukee Road EMD GP9s: Image Link This is a very special release with two distinct versions if...
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Posted by ztrack
04 Nov 2014 18:53
Ztrack September/October Issue in the mail! Image Link The September/October issue of Ztrack is now arriving in mailboxes. In this issue, you will find articles on: NTS 2014 Show Report Review Creative Laser's Larry's Welding Showcase Miniatures releases MOW kit Rokuhan to offer...
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Posted by ztrack
03 Nov 2014 14:50
AZL November New Releases Part 1 AMERICAN Z LINE November 2014 New Release – Part 1 The CN SD75i are back! We have four new road numbers for these popular Canadian locomotives. CN EMD SD75i: Image Link 61016-1 CNR SD75I 5654 Black/Red/White - MSRP...
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Posted by garthah
17 Oct 2014 12:47
new arrivals for 2015 500 Shinkansen, turntable Hobby Search is taking reservations for Shinkansen 500 initial 3 car set 140.00, 5 car add on 173.00 and full 8 car set 310.00 lighting units are 7.00 a car with 2 types one for head end car and one for mid train cars. In addition they are showing turntable...

Latest Forum Posts

shamoo737's Avatar
Posted by shamoo737
20 Nov 2014 13:07
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Posted by southernnscale
20 Nov 2014 01:54
Shapeways new project Here are some stacks of lumber 4- 2X12x20ft and 4-2x12x10ft Z scale for flat car or semi trailer. Link: http://shpws.me/vu8a IMG_1861.jpg IMG_1986.jpg
stonysmith's Avatar
Posted by stonysmith
19 Nov 2014 21:30
Problems with Chat You successfully posted a couple of messages earlier today. But. it's usually evening time when more people are around.
garthah's Avatar
Posted by garthah
19 Nov 2014 21:24
Problems with Chat everything is working here clear your cache, open this site again and do a refresh, then sign in to get chat to open
markm's Avatar
Posted by markm
19 Nov 2014 12:17
Problems with Chat Just not many folks here of late. Chat seems to be working. Mark
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Posted by JoeD
19 Nov 2014 12:01
Problems with Chat I've been trying for months to log on to Chat and nothing. Hit the email button for help, nothing. Am I on some beta site or did we shut down here? Same issue on my computer at work and at home. Just checking. Is anyone out there?? Cheers Joe
shamoo737's Avatar
Posted by shamoo737
18 Nov 2014 20:38
Shapeways new project Those are pretty big hands. :P

Buy/Sell/Trade Posts

Mr.JA's Avatar
Posted by Mr.JA
18 Oct 2014 22:48
New sale! Please follow the link to the photo album. Multiple photos of every item (does not mean I have multiples of that item). I can provide details and pricing on the items you are interested in. Z FOR SALE Videos of the locos on test runs... follow the...
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Posted by Mr.JA
18 Oct 2014 22:34
REAL ZJ JAPAN RAIL (JF) EF81 Electric Loco Not a lot of these were made. Long out of production and extremely difficult to find. I have two available. Like-new, with the exception of testing both of them. They both are perfect... in their original boxes with the original paperwork (in Japanese only)....
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Posted by pm-ger
13 Sep 2014 13:13
If you are looking for Marklin stuff If your looking or search for Marklin stuff, I have a lot of buildings, tracks and rolling stock for sale. Feel free to contact me michalik.pete@googlemail.com
Socalz44's Avatar
Posted by Socalz44
05 Jul 2014 16:07
Marklin D&RGW Mogul and Diamond Special Set Looks like good stuff to me. Good luck. Jim
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Posted by Alaska Railroader
21 Jun 2014 20:42
Assorted Z For Sale! Most of our Z scale rolling stock is now up on ebay with huge discounts and FREE Shipping!! Lots have flown out of here already but I have added tons more. Check it out! Much of it is out of production...

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...
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Posted by thomasc600
14 Dec 2013 18:13
Re: Choo Choo room complete. Contest Results looks great kids we still don't have tree up yet just back Disney boat

Rollingstock Club

Fred's Avatar
Posted by Fred
09 Nov 2014 17:47
Rolling Stock of the Month Club Entries These rigs are metal and I think they are from MZZ.
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