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Freight Car Index

Our database of colors for model freight cars

The following index is a table showing all of the standard freight car colors in alphabetical order by railroad that is currently in stock and what is due to be manufactured in 2013.

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TCP NUMBER (TCP-) RAILROAD REPORTING MARKS COLOR RELEASE DATE FREIGHT CAR TYPE & DATE
222 Alton Route ALTON 1937-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
244 Atlantic Coast Line ACL 1935-43 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
177 American Refrig. Transit n/a Art Reefer Yellow Current All Reefers
194 Baltimore & Ohio C&O/B&O 1937-49 Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ Boxcars, 1937-49
179 Baltimore & Ohio C&O/B&O Gray Current Hoppers
218 Bangor and Aroostook BAR 1900-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ Boxcars, 1900-50’s
198 Boston & Maine B&M 1925-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ Boxcar, 1925-50’s
207 Buffalo Creek BCK Frt. Car Red, ALL Current 40′ & 50′ Boxcars, all years
196 Canadian National CN 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
210 Central New Jersey CNJ 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
185 Central of Georgia C of G 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
219 Chesepeake & Ohio C&O/B&O 1945-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1945-60’s
189 Chicago & Eastern Illinois C&EI 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
183 Chicago & North Western C&NW 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
240 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Burlington) CB&Q 1938-50’s Frt. Car Brown January, 2015 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1938-50’s
86 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Burlington) CB&Q Chinese Red for Boxcars and locos Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, all years, locos as needed
190 Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha CMO 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
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195 Colorado & Wyoming C&W Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, all years
239 Cotton Belt SSW 1945-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1945-60’s
215 Erie EL 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
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184 Frisco SLSF 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
187 Grand Trunk Western GTW 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
214 Great Northern GN 1930-45 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-45
246 Gulf, Mobile & Northern GM&N 1935-40 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ Auto Boxcars, 1935-40
192 Gulf, Mobile and Ohio GM&O 1937+ Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Single DoorBoxcars, 1937 onward
247 Gulf, Mobile and Ohio GM&O 1937-49 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ Auto Boxcars, 1937-49
205 Illinois Central IC 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
199 Illinois Terminal ITC 1937-50’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
234 Indiana Harbor Belt IHB 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red TBA 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
181 Kansas City Southern KCS 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
202 Kansas City Southern KCS 1950-60’s’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1950-60’s
250 Lehigh Valley LV 1935-540’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ Boxcars, 1935-50’s
186 Louisville & Nashville L&N 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
203 Maine Central MEC 1930-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-50’s
102 Maine Central MEC Pine Green, all years Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
103 Maine Central MEC Harvest Yellow, all years Current 50′ Boxcars, 1950-60’s
213 Milwaukee Road MILW 1930-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-60’s
162 Milwaukee Road MILW Hopper Yellow Current Covered Hopper, all years
139 Missouri Pacific MP 1950-60’s Boxcar Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1950-60’s
188 Missouri, Kansas, Texas MKT 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
223 Monon MON, CIL Frt. Car Red, ALL Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, all years
98 Montana Rail Link MRL Blue Current 50′ & 60′ Boxcars, all years
97 Montana Rail Link MRL Gray Current Hoppers, all years
220 Nacional de Mexico NdeM 1937-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
236 Nashville Central & St. Louis NC&StL 1938-50’s Frt. Car Brown TBA 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
208 New Haven NH 1930-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-50’s
221 New York Central NYC 1937-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
43 New York Central NYC 1959-60’s Jade Green Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
248 Nickel Plate NKP 1938-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ ACF Single & Double Door Boxcars, 1938-50’s
193 Northern Pacific NP 1930-45 Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-45
44 Penn Central PC Green Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1960+
209 Pennsylvania – NEW PRR 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
245 Pere Marquette PM 1935-48 Frt. Car Red TBA 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1935-1948
235 Pittsburgh & Lake Erie P&LE 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
81 Railbox Corporation RBOX Yellow Current 50′ Boxcars, all years
78 Railroad Express Agency REA Green (Boxcars, Reefers & Pass.) Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
237 Reading RDG 1937-50’s Frt. Car Red TBA 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
216 Rio Grande D&RGW 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
197 Rock Island RI 1930-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1950-60’s and hoppers
166 Rock Island RI Blue Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1950-60’s
100 Rock Island RI Green Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
19 Santa Fe ATSF Pre 1945 Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-49
251 Santa Fe ATSF 1945 Onward Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
212 Seaboard Air Line SAL 1930-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
243 SOO Line SOO 1940-60’s Frt. Car Brown TBA 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
200 Soo Line SOO 1949-55 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1949-55
157 Soo Line SOO Off-White Current Covered Hopper, all years
211 Southern Pacific SP 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
224 Southern Railway SOU 1938-50 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1938-50
249 Spokane, Portland & Seattle SP&S 1946-60 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1946-60
238 Tennessee Central TC 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red TBA 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
201 Texas & New Orleans T&NO 1949-55 Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1949-1955
180 Union Pacific UP 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
191 Wabash WAB 1937-60’s Frt. Car Brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-60’s
156 Western Fruit Express WFE Yellow, Reefers October, 2013 40′ & 50′ Reefers, all years
99 Western Maryland WM 1937-60’s boxcar brown Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
204 Western Pacific WP 1937-60’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1937-50’s
217 Wheeling & Lake Erie W&LE 1930-50’s Frt. Car Red Current 40′ and 50′ Boxcars, 1930-50’s
13 z -Generic Color n/a Aluminum Current
10 z -Generic Color n/a Black Current
11 z -Generic Color n/a Boxcar Brown Current
52 z -Generic Color n/a Caboose Red Current
12 z -Generic Color n/a Chinese Red Current
6 z -Generic Color n/a Concrete Current
176 z -Generic Color n/a Dust Current
88 z -Generic Color n/a Engine Maroon Current
17 z -Generic Color n/a Flat Current
18 z -Generic Color n/a Gloss Current
85 z -Generic Color n/a Gold Current
8 z -Generic Color n/a Graphite Current
174 z -Generic Color n/a Grime Current
9 z -Generic Color n/a Grimy Black Current
80 z -Generic Color n/a Imitation Aluminum Current
168 z -Generic Color n/a Iron Oxide Current
89 z -Generic Color n/a Light Imitation Gold Current
93 z -Generic Color n/a Oxide Brown Current
225 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Cream Current
231 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Dark Green Current
230 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Dark Tan Current
229 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Light Blue Current
228 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Light Green Current
226 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Light Pink Current
227 z -Generic Color n/a Pass. Car Interior Light Tan Current
7 z -Generic Color n/a Primer Current
54 z -Generic Color n/a Pullman Green Current
70 z -Generic Color n/a Reefer Orange Current
69 z -Generic Color n/a Reefer Yellow Current
82 z -Generic Color n/a Rich Oxide Brown Current
76 z -Generic Color n/a Rust Current
14 z -Generic Color n/a Satin Current
77 z -Generic Color n/a Silver Current
175 z -Generic Color n/a Sulfur Current
15 z -Generic Color n/a Thinner Current
16 z -Generic Color n/a Thinner- 2 Ounce Current
53 z -Generic Color n/a Tuscan Red Current
151 z -Generic Color n/a U. S. Battleship Gray August, 2013
92 z -Generic Color n/a U. S. Navy Blue Current
152 z -Generic Color n/a U.S. Army Desert Camoflage August, 2013
91 z -Generic Color n/a U.S. Army Green Current
79 z -Generic Color n/a Vermillion Current
171 z -Generic Color n/a Weathered Black – Flat Current
172 z -Generic Color n/a Weathered Concrete – Flat Current
173 z -Generic Color n/a Weathered Iron Oxide (Rust – Flat) Current
5 z -Generic Color n/a White Current