Traction Models and Parts Are Our Business

We have been in business for over 40 years and we have a lot of knowledge about the model trolley hobby and its history.

Our office is open by appointment only. Please call ahead. Visit our large displays at major model trolley shows.

Items We Carry

  • Overhead Wire and Fittings — O and HO scales; we carry all available overhead hangers, frogs, crossings and contact wire that are in current or past production
  • Single Point Turnout Kits — O scale; either RH or LH point and mate castings compatible with code 125 rail.
  • Traction Kits and Bodies
    • TORONTO CLRV kit — O scale (see picture at top of page). The resin kit includes a one-piece body casting, detailed and engineered floor, complete interior, new decal sheet. $200. See how to build the kit at:
    • Air-electric PCC kit — O scale. Each resin kit includes a one-piece body casting, lower floor and upper floor with integral seats, and extra exterior detail parts. $150.
    • Philadelphia SEPTA SE Kawasaki LRV — O scale
    • Philadelphia Red Arrow DE Kawasaki LRV — O scale
    • Philadelphia P & W Bullet high speed car — O scale
    • L&WV Laurel Line steel interurbans. There are four different cars: the long and short combines and the long and short coaches. They are available in O, HO & N scales. The HO car bodies are cast in resin--$65. We can supply one-piece floors and Bowser drives that install with screw driver assembly. Supplies are limited. The O and N model bodies and floors are rapid prototyped and available from our shop on the Shapeways site at:
    • The C&LE freight containers and flat car. The containers were developed in CAD, 3D printed and cast in epoxy. These are some of the most highly detailed transit model components ever made. New unique decals were developed especially for the containers and flat cars.
  • New Decals
    • C&LE freight and passenger
    • C&LE containers and flat cars
    • Illinois Terminal steel & wood cabooses
    • and more are coming
  • NEW Art Deco Building Components — O scale
    • Five separate panels were designed and produced to model a building in IL and other buildings of similar Art Deco design. These panels allow the development of buildings of different sizes and designs. The panels have a tremendous amount of surface detail that has not been included in any commercial models to date.
  • We also carry an extensive product inventory from: Q Car, Copetown, LaBelle, Franklin, Ashland, Midco, BronzeKey, Clouser, Bay State, Imperial, Rivers, O’Toole, East Gary, ICC, Pittman, St. Petersburg Tram Collection, Car Works, MTS Imports, Kidder, Pacific Traction, Precision Scale, Gary Johnson, Ed Owen, John Derr, Wagner, Current Lines, Kemtron, Pittman, Walthers, and many scratch built and custom products.

Contact us with your wants. We also purchase traction collections: cars, kits, parts, trucks, decals, etc.

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Berkshire Car Shop

505 Mourning Dove Rd, Audubon, PA 19403, US

(610) 631-9751 berkshirecarshop @

Hours for Calling Shop or to Set Appt to Visit

Monday - Friday: 7pm - 10pm

Saturday - Sunday: 10am - 10pm