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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.


 

General Steel’s 125-ton depressed-center flatcar coming to HO from Class One Model Works

September 23, 2022

General Steel’s 125-ton depressed-center flatcar coming to HO from Class One Model Works

General Steel’s 125-ton depressed-center flatcar is due in early 2023 as a new release from Class One Model Works with several variations and nearly a dozen road names.

PIKO America has Halloween-themed G-scale

September 12, 2022

PIKO America has Halloween-themed G-scale

PIKO America has a new collection of Halloween-themed G-scale models.

Logic Rail Technologies adds Fast Clock in two versions

August 19, 2022

Logic Rail Technologies adds Fast Clock in two versions

Logic Rail Technologies introduces two versions of its Layout Command Control Fast Clock.

Thrall heavy-duty TWF10 well car and containers in HO will introduce Class One Model Works

August 18, 2022

Thrall heavy-duty TWF10 well car and containers in HO will introduce Class One Model Works

Class One Model Works is a new company in model railroading and will debut with an HO well car and two container offerings.

KR Models nears delivery for HO-scale Shay steam locomotive

August 6, 2022

KR Models nears delivery for HO-scale Shay steam locomotive

KR Models’ HO-scale Shay project continues to build steam… this all-new reproduction is due around the end of 2022.

Montana Rail Link anniversary boxcar in N scale from Micro-Trains

August 4, 2022

Montana Rail Link anniversary boxcar in N scale from Micro-Trains

Montana Rail Link marks 35 years of service and Micro-Trains commemorates the road with a special boxcar release.

Garbely begins railroad tugboat book series

July 1, 2022

Garbely begins railroad tugboat book series

Railroad tugboats is an interesting equipment topic that will be getting attention later this year from Garbely Publishing.

U50 returning from Athearn Genesis in HO with enhancements and Legendary Liveries

June 5, 2022

U50 returning from Athearn Genesis in HO with enhancements and Legendary Liveries

Athearn’s HO-scale Genesis U50 diesel locomotive will return in July 2023 with a new release, new looks, and new features.

Summit offers IHOP restaurant in HO

May 27, 2022

Summit offers IHOP restaurant in HO

Add a location for your 1:87 diners to order a “Rooty Tooty” meal with Summit’s new HO kit.

Heartland Hobby commissions exclusive Rapido Trains’ E-unit run in HO scale

May 2, 2022

Heartland Hobby commissions exclusive Rapido Trains’ E-unit run in HO scale

A special collection of HO-scale Rapido Trains E-units will be available through hobby dealers that buy from Heartland Hobby Wholesale.