RMC Receiving Yard

RMC Receiving Yard is our monthly column of news and announcements of new model railroad products in all scales. Any company wishing to submit samples and press releases for consideration may do so by sending to the address below or via email. Samples cannot be returned.

RMC Receiving Yard
c/o Harry K. Wong
P.O. Box 16673
San Francisco, CA 94116

Ready, Set, Model! Walthers Kicks Off Annual Model Railroad Build

February 3, 2021

Ready, Set, Model! Walthers Kicks Off Annual Model Railroad Build

Walthers officials say they hope that the contest will encourage new and experienced modelers to get busy.

Scale Trains Purchases M.T.H.’s HO, S Scale Tooling

February 1, 2021

Scale Trains Purchases M.T.H.’s HO, S Scale Tooling

Scale Trains owners say that the purchase will allow it to broaden its product line into passenger cars, track, and more.

The Show Goes On: West Springfield Show Goes Virtual

January 26, 2021

The Show Goes On: West Springfield Show Goes Virtual

Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show will be online with layout tours, modeling clinics and presentations from manufacturers.

NMRA 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

January 22, 2021

NMRA 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

For the second time in a year, the National Model Railroad Association is canceling its annual in-person convention because of pandemic.

Kadee Releases 2020 Christmas Car

December 10, 2020

Kadee Releases 2020 Christmas Car

This year’s edition of the Kadee Christmas car is a PS-2 covered hopper painted gray with blue highlights.

Canadian Model Company Enters Market With New Building

November 30, 2020

Canadian Model Company Enters Market With New Building

The first release from Tak’s Model Works is a HO scale structure kit based on the famous “Molly’s Reach” of the TV show “The Beachcombers.”

Garden Trains Annual to debut from White River Productions in 2021

November 17, 2020

Garden Trains Annual to debut from White River Productions in 2021

The all-new Garden Trains Annual from White River Productions will make its debut in 2021 and focus on large scale outdoor railroading.

Amherst Railway Society Cancels 2021 West Springfield Show

October 23, 2020

Amherst Railway Society Cancels 2021 West Springfield Show

Organizers of the train show say it was one of the “hardest decisions” they have ever had to make.

Walthers Acquires Chooch Enterprises

October 19, 2020

Walthers Acquires Chooch Enterprises

Chooch was incorporated in 1974 and became one of the first model railroad companies to offer polyurethane resin scenery and white metal products.

Costello Manufacturing Buys Rolling Stock, Structure Kit Companies

June 15, 2020

Costello Manufacturing Buys Rolling Stock, Structure Kit Companies

Costello Manufacturing is expanding with the acquisition of JL Innovative Design, Durango Press, and Railway Express Miniatures offering everything from wood kits to rolling stock.