Enjoy our in-depth reviews of great new model railroading products in a variety of popular scales, presented by the Model Railroad News staff. Please contact Editor Tony Cook to have your product considered for review.
April 2, 2021
Bachmann’s effort on this licensed Siemens reproduction of the company’s Charger SC-44 looks good, runs great, and features exciting lighting and audio features.
March 23, 2021
A recent run of 5250 CenterFlow hoppers from Athearn Roundhouse is available and more are coming.
March 21, 2021
The 52-foot, 6-inch gondola from Trainworx presents a well-detailed, fully assembled N-scale model in two body styles and several road names.
March 16, 2021
The area surrounding Allentown and Bethlehem was quickly transformed as seven colorful legacy lines came under Conrail control in 1976. Over the next 24 years, this industrial region of eastern Pennsylvania would go through its own transformation, affecting traffic patterns for years to come.
February 19, 2021
The HO-scale Flexi-Flo hopper is only one several all-new freight car models from Rapido Trains with more selections in development and on the way.
February 15, 2021
Scott Lupia shares his insights into bringing models to the next level in this White River Productions how-to book.
February 4, 2021
Reproducing a unique first-of-its-kind prototype, Hornby offers its OO-scale Eurostar set in a special Beatles “Yellow Submarine” livery.
February 3, 2021
Athearn’s early 2021 delivery of Genesis-series HO-scale GP40-2 diesel locomotives includes Western Pacific.
February 3, 2021
A very popular and common caboose prototype serving North American railroads from the 1950s onward is International Car’s bay window style.
January 27, 2021
Bachmann teamed with Train Control Systems and ventured out to Colorado to capture authentic audio of Siemens’ Charger for the new HO model.