FEBRUARY 2022: EMD’s “Dash 2” Series marks a half-century for this collection of Electro-Motive Division diesel locomotives and the models replicating those prototypes. This issue focuses on EMD’s very popular SD40-2 with reviews of several HO and N recent offerings. EMD’s uncommon GP39-2 is the other Dash 2 included in this issue with HO and N models reviewed. All this and more in the February issue of Model Railroad News!

TrainWorld Exclusives coming in N scale

TrainWorld Exclusives coming in N scale

Coming soon from TrainWorld are several exclusive N-scale releases produced by Broadway Limited Imports.


Rapido Trains announces all-new GP38 model for HO scale, plus M-420 variants, and Hudson steam

Rapido Trains announces all-new GP38 model for HO scale, plus M-420 variants, and Hudson steam

Rapido Trains announces an all-new tooling EMD GP38 diesel locomotive model for its HO-scale product line.


From The Archive: Lionel’s Southern Pacific Daylight from 1983

From The Archive: Lionel’s Southern Pacific Daylight from 1983

Chris Raines of RBP Trains takes a look at classic Lionel O-gauge Daylight releases.


From the Archive: Road-Specific HO-scale NYC GP20 in 1960

From the Archive: Road-Specific HO-scale NYC GP20 in 1960

How does a 1960 HO-scale GP20 pass the road-specific test?


Aurora Miniatures Opens Its Doors: Containers arrive as first North American release

Aurora Miniatures Opens Its Doors: Containers arrive as first North American release

Aurora Miniatures arrives with its first release aimed at the North American hobby market.


New Haven’s DEY-7 class SW1200

New Haven’s DEY-7 class SW1200

Chris Adams takes a look at Rapido Trains’ HO-scale New Haven SW1200 diesel switcher model.


Pittsburgh Rail History: Pittsburgh & Lake Erie in Allegheny County

Pittsburgh Rail History: Pittsburgh & Lake Erie in Allegheny County

Pittsburgh native Grier Kuehn takes a look at a new book about the P&LE and his hometown.


Prototype Profile: EMD SD38-2

Prototype Profile: EMD SD38-2

EMD’s SD38-2 was a minor but important player in the “Dash 2” line.


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