• New listingNR59  SteelLink, Austrains HO scale DCC

    First series Austrains NR 59 Steel link. Lights have been upgraded to LEDs.
    AU $100.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending 25 Nov at 10:48 AEDST6d 9h
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsFeatures: Light FunctionGrading: C-6 Very Good
  • New listingAUSTRAINS NSWGR 421 CLASS 42107  BOXED HO GAUGE DC only

    First series Austrains 42107. Still runs well.
    AU $122.50
    5 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending 25 Nov at 10:46 AEDST6d 9hBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-6 Very Good
  • Austrains NSWGR 36 Class Black Livery 3616 HO Scale

    This is an Austrains "36" Class in the NSWGR Black livery with red lining. It has never been run and has spent its life in a display cabinet.
    AU $300.00
    0 bids
    AU $14.55 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:20 AEDST5d 13hBrand: AustrainsColour: Black
  • New listingAustrains NR56 SeaTrain HO scale DC only

    First series Austrains NR56. Horns have been replaced with brass ones. Has Airhoses and KDs.
    AU $100.00
    1 bid
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending 25 Nov at 10:47 AEDST6d 9hBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-6 Very Good
  • AUSTRAINS NSWGR 80 CLASS #8047 REVERSE **NON-RUNNER** UNBOXED HO GAUGE(JA)

    APART FROM THAT THE LOCO IS IN HEAVILY WEATHERED CONDITION WHICH I THINK LOOKS GOOD BUT HECK PICS TO BE SURE IT IS TO YOUR TASTE.
    AU $91.00
    18 bids
    AU $9.95 postage
    Ending Friday at 20:28 AEDST4d 19hBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-4 Fair
  • New listingBNIB Austrains HO Cs4 Class Silverton Diesel Electric Locomotive Code BB-58

    AU $249.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsGauge: StandardType: Diesel Locomotive
  • Austrains "X" Class Victorian Railways Blue X37 HO Scale

    This is an Austrains Victorian "X" Class in the VR blue Livery and numbered X37. It has never been run and has spent its life in a display cabinet. It has never been modified an any way.
    AU $200.00
    0 bids
    AU $14.55 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:30 AEDST5d 13hBrand: AustrainsColour: Blue
  • Austrains 700 Class Australian National 706 HO Scale

    This is an Austrains "700" Class in the Australian National green livery and numbered 706. It has never been run and has spent its life in a display cabinet. It has never been modified an any way.
    AU $200.00
    0 bids
    AU $14.55 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:10 AEDST5d 13hBrand: Austrains
  • Austrains 80 Class Candy Livery 8015 HO Scale

    This is an Austrains "80" Class in the State Rail Candy livery and numbered 8015. I am not even sure exactly how old it is but I believe it is around 20 years old. It has never been modified an any way.
    AU $150.00
    0 bids
    AU $14.55 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:00 AEDST5d 12hBrand: Austrains
  • VR TRAINS VICTORIAN RAILWAYS T408 CLASS DIESEL LOCO DECODER AUSTRAINS HO NEW

    These locomotives are no longer available from Austrains so it is a good find. Weight – approx 1kg.
    AU $252.40
    4 bidsEnding Thursday at 21:11 AEDST3d 20hLocal pickupBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel Locomotive
  • VR TRAINS VICTORIAN RAILWAYS T377 CLASS DIESEL LOCO DECODER AUSTRAINS HO NEW

    These locomotives are no longer available from Austrains so it is a good find. Weight – approx 1kg.
    AU $195.00
    2 bidsEnding Thursday at 21:22 AEDST3d 20hLocal pickupBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel Locomotive
  • Austrains NR Class Locomotive. Brand new in box. NR59 SteelLink

    NR59 SteelLink. Never run. 2009 (7th) Production run.OEM switches on the underside of the fuel tank for lights. OEM space in the fuel tank for a speaker.
    AU $124.50
    5 bidsEnding 25 Nov at 20:41 AEDST6d 19hLocal pickupBrand: AustrainsGauge: StandardType: Diesel Locomotive
  • New listingAustrains NR18 In Indian Pacific Livery

    Austrains NR18 in Indian Pacific yellow and orange livery. Later version model with working ditch lights. Has had little running. Has Kadee type couplers and is DCC ready.
    AU $170.00
    0 bidsEnding 25 Nov at 21:10 AEDST6d 20hBrand: Austrains
  • HO Austrains Pacific National BL33 Loco

    This Loco is in very good condition, all the lights work, has chip installed. Happy to send more photos if needed.
    AU $207.50
    11 bidsEnding Today at 11:36 AEDST10h 31mBrand: Austrains
  • Austrains Neo NR52 National Rail Black Livery DCC

    For sale is an Austrains Neo NR52 in National Rail black livery with DCC. The model has only done a couple of test laps of my layout and has been kept in its box. 
    AU $310.00
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending Tuesday at 21:09 AEDST1d 20hBrand: AustrainsColour: Black
  • HO Austrains Pacific National G535 Locomotive NEW Without Box

    Austrains G535 surplus to requirements This item is new however does not come with original box as it was stored in an Auscision storage box Item will be securely wrapped for postage Paypal and post only
    AU $285.00
    0 bids
    AU $18.00 postage
    Ending Tuesday at 19:48 AEDST1d 18hBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel Locomotive
  • AUSTRAINS C CLASS C501

    AU $150.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending Friday at 13:46 AEDST4d 12h
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel Locomotive
  • NSWGR AUSTRAINS 41 CLASS LOCOMOTIVE 4107 GREEN

    AU $220.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 20:27 AEDST2d 19hBrand: AustrainsColour: Green
  • Austrains NR57 DCC SOUND - Sea Train Loco HO Scale suit Auscision Eureka SDS

    Austrains NR SEATRAIN LOCO NR57 IN AS NEW CONDITION IN ORIGINAL BOX AND PACKAGING SEE PICS THEY MAKE UP PART OF DESCRIPTION GREAT VALUE AT THIS PRICE FOR AN NR WITH AN ESU DCC SOUND DECODER HAS KDs Fitted ORIGINAL PRICE WAS $295 PLUS $180 FOR DECODER AND INSTALLATION $35 TOTAL $510 FREE POSTAGE INCLUDED
    AU $435.00
    Brand: Austrains
    Free postage
    Type: Diesel LocomotiveFeatures: Sound Function
  • New listingAustrains 8178 In Pacific National Blue And Yellow

    MNIB, this model is long sold out. Austrains 8178 finished in Pacific National blue and yellow livery. DC model but DCC chips can plug in. Kadee style couplers fitted. Micro switches under the frame control the marker lights, headlights and ditch lights when operating on DC.
    AU $275.00
    0 bidsEnding 25 Nov at 21:24 AEDST6d 20hBrand: AustrainsColour: Blue
  • New listingAustrains G535 In Indian Pacific Livery

    Austrains G535 in Pacific National blue and yellow livery. Has had little running. Has Kadee type couplers and is DCC ready. No longer available from Austrains.
    AU $275.00
    0 bidsEnding 25 Nov at 21:15 AEDST6d 20hBrand: Austrains
  • Austrains NR Class Original NR Livery HO Scale

    This is an Austrains "NR" Class in the original National Rail Corporation livery. It has never been modified an any way.
    AU $200.00
    1 bid
    AU $19.55 postage
    Ending Saturday at 14:50 AEDST5d 13hBrand: Austrains
  • Austrains V/LINE T362 Orange and Grey livery - Weathered - Cutaway Valance

    Weathered - One horn trumpet has broken off, the trumpet is in the box under the spare couplers. Minor glue marks on left cab side, refer 1st picture.
    AU $220.00
    Brand: Austrains
    AU $20.00 postage
    Gauge: Standard
    or Best Offer
    Type: Diesel Locomotive
  • Austrains NSW 80 CLASS LOCOMOTIVE.

    As in the description you all know what you are buying. Original box, some marks on it. Loco has very little use and in great condition. Item has spent most of its life on display. Happy bidding.
    AU $149.00
    0 bidsEnding Today at 20:25 AEDST19h 20mBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveMaterial: Plastic
  • AUSTRAINS NR 74 THE GHAN NEW IN BOX SUIT AUSCISION SOUTHERN RAIL SDS

    Reluctant sale of my collection. Still new in box never used. Original Austrians models. Will be sent with tracking number. Happy bidding
    AU $275.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending Today at 20:27 AEDST19h 22mBrand: Austrains
  • AUSTRAINS NR 84 SOUTHERN SPIRIT NEW IN BOX SUIT AUSCISION SOUTHERN TAIL SDS

    Reluctant sale of my collection. Still new in box never used. Original Austrians models. Will be sent with tracking number. Happy bidding
    AU $275.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending Today at 20:29 AEDST19h 24mBrand: Austrains
  • NSWGR AUSTRAINS CATTLE WAGON CW 14777 (UNBOXED)

    AU $27.00
    2 bids
    AU $10.00 postage
    Ending Thursday at 19:00 AEDST3d 17hBrand: Austrains
  • Austrains NR18

    AU $295.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Brand: Austrains
  • AUSTRAINS/SDS NR 103 PACIFIC NATIONAL ALL BLUE LIVERY POWERED DC/DCC READY NEW

    Austains/SDS Pacific National NR103 all blue powered DC/DCC ready.
    AU $275.00
    AU $13.00 postage
    Brand: Austrains
    Only 1 left!
    Type: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • VR HO Vline X38 as new in original box. Austrains.

    For auction is a HO DC Austrains X 38 second series as new in box. Has been professionally lightly weathered. KD inserts fitted, air hoses. Test run only.
    AU $225.00
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending Friday at 16:35 AEDST4d 15hBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveMaterial: Plastic
  • Austrains South Australian ANR 706 HO locomotive

    Austrains South Australian 700 class locomotive in ANR livery.
    AU $245.00
    Brand: Austrains
    19 watching
    Type: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • Austrains HO CL10 AN Green Boxed

    Austrains HO. CL10 AN Green. In excellent/as new, boxed condition. Does not look as though loco has had much, if any use at all. Wheels very shiny.
    AU $275.00
    Brand: Austrains
    AU $17.65 postage
    Gauge: Standard
    10 watching
    Type: Diesel Locomotive
  • Austrains NSWGR 442 HO locomotive

    Austrains NSWGR 442 class locomotive in Freightrail Blue livery. Colours may vary from photo slightly due to the photographic process.
    AU $245.00
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • Austrains Pacific National NR102 HO locomotive

    Austrains NR locomotive in Pacific National livery. Colours may vary from photo slightly due to the photographic process.
    AU $275.00
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • Austrains NSW 81 Class Freightrail Blue 8134

    Austrains NSW 81 Class #8134.
    AU $295.00
    Brand: AustrainsColour: Blue
  • Austrains NSW 81 Class Freightrail Blue 8155

    Austrains NSW 81 Class #8155.
    AU $295.00
    Brand: Austrains
    10 watching
    Colour: Blue
  • Austrains Pacific National NR81 HO locomotive

    Austrains NR locomotive in Pacific National livery. Colours may vary from photo slightly due to the photographic process.
    AU $275.00
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • Austrains Great Northern T 373

    Hi and thanks for looking. Up for grabs is an Austrains Great Northern T class. It runs well. In its original box, will be right at home on your VR layout. It has one handrail missing from the front but is otherwise in great condition. It is normal DC. Hope it finds a good home. No longer required as I've changed prototype.
    AU $200.00
    Brand: Austrains
    or Best Offer
    Type: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-6 Very Good
  • Austrains NSWGR 442 HO locomotive

    Austrains NSWGR 442 class locomotive in Freightrail Blue livery. Colours may vary from photo slightly due to the photographic process.
    AU $245.00
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • MINT BOXED AUSTRAINS C/507 VICTORIAN RAILWAYS DIESEL ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE.

    AUSTRAINS AUSTRALIAN MODEL RAILWAYS,BOXED MINT,AS NEW DC HO C507 V/LINE,DIESEL ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE,IN MINT AS NEW CONDITION,MOSTLY ON A SHELF, HORNS ,RAILS ,OVER ALL IN UNMARKED CONDITION,PICK UP FLAGSTAFFHILL 5159 OR POSTAGE $12,90 AUS WIDE.
    AU $275.00
    Brand: Austrains
    AU $12.90 postage
    Type: Diesel LocomotiveMaterial: Plastic
  • Austrains 41 Class BTH Diesel Locomotive NEW

    Read this before you commit to buy!
    AU $195.50
    0 bidsEnding 26 Nov at 20:39 AEDST7d 19hLocal pickupBrand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • Austrains NSWGR 442 HO locomotive

    Austrains NSWGR 442 class locomotive in Reverse livery. Colours may vary from photo slightly due to the photographic process.
    AU $245.00
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-10 Mint-Brand New
  • AUSTRAINS NR 109 THE GHAN NEW IN BOX SUIT AUSCISION SOUTHERN RAIL SDS

    Reluctant sale of my collection. Still new in box never used. Original Austrians models. Will be sent with tracking number. Happy bidding
    AU $275.00
    0 bids
    AU $15.00 postage
    Ending Today at 20:28 AEDST19h 23mBrand: Austrains
  • Austrains NSWGR 80 Class Locomotive #8003

    New condition has not be used - has not been run. KD couplers supplied.
    AU $295.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel Locomotive
  • Austrains 41 class 4102 New South Wales Candy livery

    Last one we have for sale so first to buy it secures it! Beautiful finish and very colourful and is DCC ready (requires your own choice of chip so DC as boxed).
    AU $295.00
    Brand: Austrains
    AU $22.00 postage
    Gauge: StandardType: Diesel Locomotive
  • Austrains CL-10 AN Green

    Never used by me and only tested by previous owner. Any questions ask away.
    AU $295.00
    0 bids
    AU $25.00 postage
    Ending Today at 16:51 AEDST15h 47m
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsType: Diesel LocomotiveGrading: C-9 Factory New-Brand New
  • New listingAUSTRAINS FREIGHT AUSTRALIA CEMENT WAGON 2

    THIS AUSTRAINS FREIGHT AUSTRALIA CEMENT WAGON IS IN GOOD CONDITION.
    AU $70.00
    0 bids
    AU $14.00 postage
    Ending 25 Nov at 20:42 AEDST6d 19h
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsMaterial: PlasticGrading: C-7 Excellent
  • New listingAUSTRAINS FREIGHT AUSTRALIA CEMENT WAGON 3

    THIS AUSTRAINS FREIGHT AUSTRALIA CEMENT WAGON IS IN GOOD CONDITION.
    AU $70.00
    0 bids
    AU $14.00 postage
    Ending 25 Nov at 20:43 AEDST6d 19h
    or Best Offer
    Brand: AustrainsMaterial: PlasticGrading: C-7 Excellent
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