News

Fresh from the editors of Model Railroad News, enjoy the latest news and releases covering model railroad products, equipment, rolling stock, and accessories in every scale, as well as the latest industry and hobby updates.


 

Hornby’s “Yellow Submarine” Eurostar… You Supply the Blue Meanies

February 4, 2021

Hornby’s “Yellow Submarine” Eurostar… You Supply the Blue Meanies

Reproducing a unique first-of-its-kind prototype, Hornby offers its OO-scale Eurostar set in a special Beatles “Yellow Submarine” livery.

Broadway Limited’s latest N-scale SD70ACe run includes KCS Veterans

February 1, 2021

Broadway Limited’s latest N-scale SD70ACe run includes KCS Veterans

Delivered in early 2021, Broadway Limited Imports N-scale SD70ACe diesel locomotive includes a variety of road names, including special liveries.

Eastern Seaboard Models announces first HO release

January 30, 2021

Eastern Seaboard Models announces first HO release

Eastern Seaboard Models announces its first HO-scale freight car model project will be Magor/PC&F’s XIH boxcar.

ScaleTrains.com announces Museum Quality SDL39 for HO scale

January 30, 2021

ScaleTrains.com announces Museum Quality SDL39 for HO scale

ScaleTrains.com announces its second Museum Quality release with news of a coming HO-scale SDL39 diesel locomotive.

ScaleTrains.com expands Kit Classics line with HO-scale Havelock gondola

January 30, 2021

ScaleTrains.com expands Kit Classics line with HO-scale Havelock gondola

The second release for ScaleTrains.com’s Kit Classics series is an HO-scale 52’6″ gondola reproducing a Burlington prototype.

Athearn HO-scale SD40T-2s for early 2022 delivery

January 29, 2021

Athearn HO-scale SD40T-2s for early 2022 delivery

Athearn will have a new production of Ready To Roll HO-scale SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors in early 2022.

PIKO America announces HO-scale Whitcomb switcher

January 27, 2021

PIKO America announces HO-scale Whitcomb switcher

PIKO America announces an all-new HO-scale Whitcomb center cab diesel switcher model.

GP20s arrive in N scale from Atlas

January 22, 2021

GP20s arrive in N scale from Atlas

Atlas delivers its first production of N-scale GP20 diesel locomotives. Available in Silver sound-ready and Gold DCC-sound offerings, this is the first time Atlas has sold a GP20 in its N-scale line.

Update on Bowser’s Alco RS-3 project

January 21, 2021

Update on Bowser’s Alco RS-3 project

Bowser’s new late-production Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive model is expected to see first run offerings available this spring.

Burlington Northern history in two volumes

January 20, 2021

Burlington Northern history in two volumes

Washington State University Press offers two hardbound volumes documenting Burlington Northern’s history.