NOVEMBER 2017: We head north of the border for this issue, reviewing three new Canadian prototype EMD SD40-2’s from Bowser! All this and more in the November issue of Model Railroad News.

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.


Trix Returns with 4-6-6-4 Challenger in HO Scale

Trix Returns with 4-6-6-4 Challenger in HO Scale

The new Trix HO scale 4-6-6-4 represents Union Pacific’s final group of Challengers built between 1942 and 1944. Smooth performance, an abundance of sound and lighting effects, and optional smoke generators are the hallmarks of this museum-quality model.


Rapido Trains announces SW1200RS in HO scale

Rapido Trains announces SW1200RS in HO scale

An all-new diesel switcher model is on its way to Rapido Trains’ line of high quality HO-scale trains. The coming release will be a True North-series offering available in Canadian National (CN) and Canadian Pacific (CP) road names. The prototype four-axle switcher was built by General Motors Diesel (GMD) and went into service in Canada in 1955.


From the Archives: The Debut of Atlas O Scale

From the Archives: The Debut of Atlas O Scale

Atlas’ first entry into the two-rail O scale market was short-lived, but made an impact on the hobby and opened the door towards an expanded product line from the popular model railroad manufacturer.


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