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.
August 18, 2022
White River Productions’ new hardcover release, Fifty Years of Amtrak Trains, A Comprehensive Survey of Amtrak Routes: 1971–2021 by David C. Warner and Bruce Goldberg, includes more than 250 pages documenting Amtrak service during its half-century.
May 28, 2022
In June’s Model Railroad News, see MAC Rail’s protein hopper cover kit and find out how easy it is to turn a coal car into this interesting prototype.
April 24, 2022
There are several recent releases from Atlas featuring freight car models for N scale.
April 6, 2022
Bachmann’s latest HO-scale Siemens Charger includes newly tooled features to reproduce the newest members of the fleet.
March 18, 2022
Athearn’s HO-scale Genesis 2.0 SD70ACU decorated for a Canadian Pacific special livery roster member is an eye-catcher!
February 18, 2022
The Milwaukee Road, wearing late-era livery, is among recent HO-scale Rivet Counter SD40-2s from ScaleTrains.
February 14, 2022
ExactRail’s 40-foot ribside boxcar reproduces a signature look for The Milwaukee Road’s fleet. This most recent production includes as-delivered examples dating to around 1940 and later era decoration for this highly detailed Platinum-series offering.
December 8, 2021
Aurora Miniatures arrives with its first release aimed at the North American hobby market.
November 17, 2021
Chris Adams takes a look at Rapido Trains’ HO-scale New Haven SW1200 diesel switcher model.
September 12, 2021
Pittsburgh native Grier Kuehn takes a look at a new book about the P&LE and his hometown.