MARCH 2017: We take a close look at Bachmann Trains new release of the classic EMD E7 in HO scale. Freight car aficionados will be interested in Westerfield’s Fowler Stock Car kit and Spring Mills Depot N-34 covered hoppers. We also examine a finely detailed imported model of a classy French electric. All this and more in the March issue of Model Railroad News!

French CC7100 by REE Models in HO Scale

French CC7100 by REE Models in HO Scale

Over the years a number of model train makers have offered models of the SNCF CC7100 and other variants in HO, but none have been as detailed or advanced as this new offering from REE Models.


Santa Fe GA-123 Coal Hopper in HO Scale

Santa Fe GA-123 Coal Hopper in HO Scale

Despite its shortcomings, Concept Models is to be thanked for producing some unusual heavy-hauler specialty cars. It is good to see a model of this unique Santa Fe coal hopper car in HO scale.


Fast Tracks Hobbyworks to purchase Mt. Albert Scale Lumber

Fast Tracks Hobbyworks to purchase Mt. Albert Scale Lumber

On February 17, 2017, Fast Tracks announced that it will be buying well known supplier of precision wood products, Mt. Albert Scale Lumber. Mt. Albert Scale Lumber has been the premier supplier of precision wood products for model makers for 25 years. Subsidiary Mt Albert Scale Models has recently announced its eleventh craftsman kit.


ScaleTrains HO scale Tier 4 GEVO Coming Soon

ScaleTrains HO scale Tier 4 GEVO Coming Soon

ScaleTrains plans a summer delivery for its all-new General Electric Tier 4-version GEVO diesel. The new models will be available in HO-scale in Rivet Counter and Operator editions.


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