FEBRUARY 2019: Ryan Crawford examines the recent release of ScaleTrains.com Rivet Counter C39-8 diesel locomotive in HO scale. Discover this pioneering General Electric prototype that helped usher in today’s contemporary diesels with information on the real C39-8s and pictures of Conrail and Norfolk Southern examples in action. All this and more in the February issue of Model Railroad News!

25 Tons of Fun! Piko’s GE Switcher in G Scale

25 Tons of Fun! Piko’s GE Switcher in G Scale

This new PIKO 25-ton GE diesel is just the sort of “fun locomotive” many in the hobby seek out. With a low price, this release will appeal to the entry level and casual seasonal users.


Atlas Trainman Dash 8-40CW in O Scale

Atlas Trainman Dash 8-40CW in O Scale

Relative to the going price of most O-scale diesel locomotives on the market today, the new Atlas Trainman Dash 8-40CW delivers the most bang for the buck we’ve seen in a long time.


Now Arriving: Value Trains

Now Arriving: Value Trains

There’s a new hobby manufacturer making a fully assembled boxcar for the HO market. Value Trains is based in rural Missouri and its first effort is an HO-scale boxcar release.


New and Expanded Roles for MRN and RMC Editorial Staff

New and Expanded Roles for MRN and RMC Editorial Staff

Announcing new and expanded roles for the editorial staff of Railroad Model Craftsman and Model Railroad News!


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