DECEMBER 2017: All new Tier 4 GEVOs in HO scale from Intermountain and ScaleTrains are the cover story in the December issue of Model Railroad News! We also check out On30 drop-bottom gondolas from San Juan Car Co., new Husky-Stack cars in N scale from Micro-Trains, and new downtown buildings in HO scale from City Classics. See your dealer or subscribe today!

Woodland Scenics Just Plug Lighting System

Woodland Scenics Just Plug Lighting System

Woodland Scenics now offers a variety street lights, wall lights, interior lighting, light hubs, power packs, and at least 16 different vehicles with lights already installed.


Lionel Polar Express in HO Scale

Lionel Polar Express in HO Scale

Lionel’s HO Polar Express Berkshire 2-8-4 steam locomotive model arrives assembled and comes with a LionChief remote control. The model will operate under standard DC, DCC, as well as with its provided remote. A six-pin cable and drawbar connect the locomotive and tender for operation.


From the Archives: A Brief History of Lionel HO

From the Archives: A Brief History of Lionel HO

Much has been written about Lionel and its place in history. The upcoming holiday season, along with Model Railroad News’ examination of the latest group of Lionel releases for the HO market, presents an excellent opportunity to take a look back. There is far too much history to cover in “From the Archive,” but here’s a brief journey through Lionel’s history with HO model trains.


First HO Kit from C&EI Historical Society

First HO Kit from C&EI Historical Society

This custom-made Accurail kit presents a 40-foot insulated boxcar based on Chicago & Eastern Illinois Fruit Growers Express fleet, available directly from the C&EI Historical Society.


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