DECEMBER 2021: Get ready to hit the slopes after a journey aboard Rapido Trains’ HO-scale Ski Train! The December edition shows off Rapido’s recently delivered F40PH diesel locomotive decked out for early 2000s Ski Train service from Denver to Winter Park, Colo. You’ll also see the matching passenger cars Rapido Trains produced in HO. In addition to the latest news, this issue is packed with more than a dozen reviews covering everything from N to G scale. All this and more in the December issue of Model Railroad News!

LGB’s 2021 Christmas Car in G scale

LGB’s 2021 Christmas Car in G scale

LGB has a 2021 Christmas Car release available now in G scale.


Auscision Models’ HO-scale Clinker, Coal, and Grain Hopper Wagons

Auscision Models’ HO-scale Clinker, Coal, and Grain Hopper Wagons

Auscision Models recently released multiple versions of this hopper wagon reproduction in HO scale.


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?


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.


Early Amtrak Power

Early Amtrak Power

Walthers first FP7 release for its Proto line includes an early Amtrak prototype.


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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