DECEMBER 2019: Looking for ideas for holiday giving? You’ll find HO and N train sets that offer variety from a vintage steam locomotive with heavyweight passenger cars to contemporary high-speed rail Amtrak Acela equipment. In addition, you’ll find announcements for coming products and reviews of recent releases. All this and more in the December issue of Model Railroad News!

ExactRail’s Berwick 7440 Appliance Boxcar in HO Scale

ExactRail’s Berwick 7440 Appliance Boxcar in HO Scale

ExactRail’s new Platinum Series HO scale Berwick 7440 boxcar is a perfect match for modelers looking to build up their modern fleets with a car that saw service on several roads from the 1970s through the end of the 1990s.


Book Review: Mike Bednar’s Railroad Life

Book Review: Mike Bednar’s Railroad Life

Veteran railroader Mike Bednar shares his experiences of working for the Lehigh Valley RAilroad in eastern Pennsylvania in the 1970s.


Atlas Launches Trainkids Collection

Atlas Launches Trainkids Collection

Atlas expands its hobby product catalog with a new “Trainkids” line recommended for ages four and up, starting with an Amtrak Acela passenger train set.


Con-Cor Christmas Cars in HO and N

Con-Cor Christmas Cars in HO and N

Con-Cor’s annual collector Christmas Car models are available now. This limited supply release comes in HO and N scale.


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