MAY 2018: The first ever plastic models from Golden Gate Depot arrive in HO scale! Read noted hobbyist V.S. Roseman’s review of these all-new Harriman-prototype passenger cars and you’ll also learn about the development and use of these prototypes that once served a number of railroads. All this and more in the May issue of Model Railroad News!

Not Just Another F-unit: Athearn Genesis EMD FP7 in HO Scale

Not Just Another F-unit: Athearn Genesis EMD FP7 in HO Scale

Athearn’s Genesis FP7 isn’t just another F-unit model. As my closer examination of the model reveals, it’s a high-quality HO scale model characterized by accurate road-specific details with high-end decoration and the usual quality Genesis drivetrain.


VIA Rail Canada RDC in HO Scale by Rapido Trains

VIA Rail Canada RDC in HO Scale by Rapido Trains

You won’t find a better RDC model that offers such fine detail right out of the box. From its scale proportions, road-specific features, and smooth engineering and performance, this model clearly stands up to its claim of being the “absolute” example of a Budd RDC.


From the Archive: Interesting Roco N Scale Freight Cars

From the Archive: Interesting Roco N Scale Freight Cars

Roco was a prolific producer of model trains for the North American market beginning the 1960s. The original boom years for N scale of the late 1960s saw Roco at work with a number of freight cars imported into Canada and the U.S.


O Scale Trains Magazine joins the WRP Family

O Scale Trains Magazine joins the WRP Family

White River Productions is pleased to announce it has acquired O Scale Trains Magazine from publisher Jaini Giannovario, effective immediately. Brian Scace will remain the editor of OST, along with his crew of regular columnists.


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