JUNE 2020: A new HO-scale reproduction of General Electric’s four-axle B36-7 diesel locomotive our cover story this month. David Otte takes a look at Rapido Trains’ CSX and Norfolk Southern B36-7s and provides background on the prototype in the June edition of Model Railroad News!

Bachmann Spectrum On30 2-6-2T Class 10 Trench Engine

Bachmann Spectrum On30 2-6-2T Class 10 Trench Engine

On30 modelers will really enjoy this Trench Engine in a variety of settings, either on World War I front lines or serving a narrow gauge industrial layout.


Classic Metal Works 1974 Buick Estate Wagon in HO Scale

Classic Metal Works 1974 Buick Estate Wagon in HO Scale

Classic Metal Works has a brand-new tooling of a 1974 Buick Estate Wagon in HO scale that I’m sure will appeal to many hobbyists.


Athearn plans new run for Genesis FP7s in HO Scale

Athearn plans new run for Genesis FP7s in HO Scale

Athearn is working on a new group of its Genesis-series FP7 diesel locomotive models. The high-quality HO-scale reproduction will come with LED lighting and rubber MU hoses and is due in hobby shops in early 2021.


Atlas shows N-scale GP40-2L at Amherst Show

Atlas shows N-scale GP40-2L at Amherst Show

Atlas shared its early pre-production GP40-2L N scale diesel locomotive models at the Amherst Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, Mass., at the end of January. This prototype came from General Motors Diesel in the mid-1970s and saw use originally by Canadian National.


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