DECEMBER 2016: This month we review the long-awaited Museum Quality Union Pacific “Big Blow” turbine locomotive in HO scale from ScaleTrains! Atlas releases a new observation car to its O scale passenger fleet, Bachmann ads a sound option for its popular SD45, and LGB’s Christmas trolley arrives just in time for the holidays. All this and more in the December issue of Model Railroad News!

Bachmann Harvest Express train set in HO

Bachmann Harvest Express train set in HO

Just in time for the holidays, the new Bachmann “Harvest Express” HO train set features a modern GP40 locomotive, three contemporary grain cars, track, and power-pack.


LGB Christmas Streetcar Starter Set

LGB Christmas Streetcar Starter Set

LGB’s enduring reputation for excellent quality and reliable performance continues today, as is evident in this colorful holiday set. The LGB Christmas Streetcar Starter Set is just the ticket to send a child or an adult on their way to a lifetime of fun.


From the Archive: Denver & Salt Lake’s 2-6-6-0 from PFM

From the Archive: Denver & Salt Lake’s 2-6-6-0 from PFM

While Denver & Salt Lake is certainly not in league with Union Pacific or Pennsylvania Railroad, the number of times PFM imported this 2-6-6-0 is a testament to its popularity.


Trainworx 40ft Trailers in HO

Trainworx 40ft Trailers in HO

Trainworx plans an all-new tooling 40-foot trailer for its HO line. his new 40-foot trailer will arrive with curb door and refrigeration unit details, as well as a version that is a dry van lacking the side door.


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