Product News

The latest news and releases covering model railroad products, equipment, rolling stock, and accessories in every scale!

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.

First Look at Rapido Trains’ HO Rohr Turboliner!

January 13, 2021

First Look at Rapido Trains’ HO Rohr Turboliner!

Rapido Trains shares a look at an early pre-production sample of its coming HO-scale Rohr Turboliner project.

Athearn Product Manager Opportunity

January 5, 2021

Athearn Product Manager Opportunity

Horizon Hobby is looking of a Product Manager for its Athearn Trains division.

Logic Rail Technologies introduces second generation Signal and Block Animator offerings

January 4, 2021

Logic Rail Technologies introduces second generation Signal and Block Animator offerings

Easily animate your railroad signals and create animated blocks for signals with Logic Rail Technologies’ second generation Signal Animator/2 and Block Animator/2.

Erie S-scale decal set from Great Decals

December 27, 2020

Erie S-scale decal set from Great Decals

Great Decals exclusively offers an S-scale version of Microscale Decals’ Erie hood units and switchers set.

Peco Re-Engineered Turnouts

December 23, 2020

Peco Re-Engineered Turnouts

Peco’s new Unifrog #6 turnouts are available in HO scale.

Kato’s N-scale SD70ACe Union Pacific “Powered By Our People”

December 18, 2020

Kato’s N-scale SD70ACe Union Pacific “Powered By Our People”

Union Pacific 1111 features a colorful mural across the long hood of this specially decorated diesel locomotive. Both sides are unique with respect to the imagery of employees presented. Kato’s model comes in three operational versions: standard DC, Digital Command Control-equipped, and DCC with sound.

New release for MTH HO Trains ES44s

December 15, 2020

New release for MTH HO Trains ES44s

A new production is available for MTH Trains’ HO-scale ES44 diesel locomotive.