Product News

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

X72s in N scale from Eastern Seaboard Models

December 12, 2020

X72s in N scale from Eastern Seaboard Models

Eastern Seaboard Models offers several high-quality N-scale freight cars and excellent low-profile metal wheels. A production of X72 boxcars arrived in late 2020.

New production for ExactRail Platinum Series HO-scale coil car

December 10, 2020

New production for ExactRail Platinum Series HO-scale coil car

ExactRail’s Platinum Series HO-scale coil car returns with Conrail and Norfolk Southern offerings in multiple schemes and a single CSX release.

SoundTraxx’s new N-scale Tsunami 2 kit

December 10, 2020

SoundTraxx’s new N-scale Tsunami 2 kit

SoundTraxx introduces a Tsunami 2 kit for easy conversion to DCC and sound features for several Kato N-scale diesel locomotive models.

Union Pacific 3-pack announced for Micro-Trains’ 60-foot high cube

December 2, 2020

Union Pacific 3-pack announced for Micro-Trains’ 60-foot high cube

Micro-Trains announces a Union Pacific 3-pack release coming May 2021 for its N-scale 60-foot excess height boxcar model.

Union Pacific Veranda Turbine and Geeps from Athearn Genesis

December 2, 2020

Union Pacific Veranda Turbine and Geeps from Athearn Genesis

Athearn announces the return of its HO-scale Union Pacific Veranda Turbine, plus new GP9/GP9B UP Genesis Geeps are coming.

Roco adds France’s Y8000 switcher

November 27, 2020

Roco adds France’s Y8000 switcher

Roco’s new Y8000 diesel switcher reproduces a 1970s prototype. Operated by France’s SNCF Railway, this little two-axle shunter model comes with DCC and sound.

Norfolk Southern “Top Hat” coming to N scale

November 18, 2020

Norfolk Southern “Top Hat” coming to N scale

ScaleTrains.com will add Norfolk Southern’s “Top Hat” C40-9 diesel locomotive to the hobby company’s Rivet Counter line in N scale.

DPM Combos from Woodland

November 17, 2020

DPM Combos from Woodland

With DPM Combo releases from Woodland, you receive a structure kit, LED lighting, and colorful printed interior. There are nearly 20 releases available in HO and N scale.

Rapido Trains New Have EP-5 “Jet” in HO scale

November 16, 2020

Rapido Trains New Have EP-5 “Jet” in HO scale

Rapido Trains’ EP-5 “Jet” electric locomotive model is moving closer to release.

Kato Plans GS-4 Return with SP Postwar Black Scheme

November 15, 2020

Kato Plans GS-4 Return with SP Postwar Black Scheme

Kato is taking reservations now through December 30, 2020, for a new production of its N-scale GS-4 steam locomotive.