News

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.


 

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.

HO SD70M-2s delivering in late May from Athearn Genesis

April 22, 2022

HO SD70M-2s delivering in late May from Athearn Genesis

Athearn’s HO-scale Genesis SD70M-2 will return with a new production run due in May 2022.

Westerfield Models introduces 13200-series kits for C&NW/CMO 1921 single-sheathed boxcars in HO

March 25, 2022

Westerfield Models introduces 13200-series kits for C&NW/CMO 1921 single-sheathed boxcars in HO

A recent addition from Westerfield Models offers several versions of an early 20th century C&NW boxcar for HO.

TrainWorld has an Atlantic for the Southern Pacific coming in HO

March 19, 2022

TrainWorld has an Atlantic for the Southern Pacific coming in HO

Coming from TrainWorld this summer is a special exclusive Southern Pacific fantasy Atlantic 4-4-2 produced by Broadway Limited Imports.

Bachmann’s G-scale Dash 9 is soon to arrive

March 7, 2022

Bachmann’s G-scale Dash 9 is soon to arrive

Ready soon for garden railroad big hauling jobs… Bachmann will soon ship a 1:29 Dash 9 diesel locomotive.

ExactRail delivers new run of HO-scale Bethlehem 3483 hopper cars

February 28, 2022

ExactRail delivers new run of HO-scale Bethlehem 3483 hopper cars

ExactRail’s Platinum Series HO-scale 3483 hopper car returns with new run.

First look at KR Models HO-scale Shay steam locomotive

February 21, 2022

First look at KR Models HO-scale Shay steam locomotive

Early look at the coming HO-scale Shay steam locomotive replica from KR Models.