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

All-New HO 40’ Combination Door Boxcars from Tangent

April 12, 2021

All-New HO 40’ Combination Door Boxcars from Tangent

Road-specific versions of the Pullman-Standard Combination Door PS-1 40-foot boxcar for Union Pacific, Northern Pacific and Milwaukee available now.

World’s Greatest Hobby Show Moves Online

April 6, 2021

World’s Greatest Hobby Show Moves Online

Organizers said the virtual show on April 17 will be unlike any other before it and offer attendees the chance to see different presentations.

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

April 1, 2021

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era from Withers Publishing, naming Tony Cook as the new editor of the quarterly publication.

ScaleTrains Donates $30,000 Vets, First Responder Charities

March 29, 2021

ScaleTrains Donates $30,000 Vets, First Responder Charities

The donations helped the same organizations that CSX partnered with its “Pride in Service” program.

Bachmann to Produce Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary ALC-42 Charger

March 25, 2021

Bachmann to Produce Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary ALC-42 Charger

Bachmann Trains will be producing highly-detailed replicas of this special Siemens Amtrak ALC-42 locomotive in HO scale.

Bowser Releases CP Rail GMD SD40-2 with ‘Elephant Ears’

March 22, 2021

Bowser Releases CP Rail GMD SD40-2 with ‘Elephant Ears’

Now available at hobby dealers is the latest production of HO scale Canadian-built GMD SD40-2s from Bowser Trains. 

Atlas Purchases M.T.H.’s O Scale Tooling

March 18, 2021

Atlas Purchases M.T.H.’s O Scale Tooling

The news comes a month after Scale Trains announced that it would be purchase M.T.H.’s HO and S scale tooling.

Rapido Announces Northeastern Caboose, Santa Fe Reefer

March 17, 2021

Rapido Announces Northeastern Caboose, Santa Fe Reefer

Rapido Trains, Inc. is offering two all-new HO scale models for both the East and West Coasts

All-New HO Scale Phase I U30C from Atlas

March 11, 2021

All-New HO Scale Phase I U30C from Atlas

An all-new iteration of General Electric’s most popular Universal-Series locomotive is coming from Atlas Model Railroad Co.

ScaleTrains Announces New SD40-2 Run

March 5, 2021

ScaleTrains Announces New SD40-2 Run

ScaleTrains will release SD40-2s for CSX, Milwaukee Road, NdeM, Norfolk Southern and Santa Fe.