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

New Paint Schemes for Walthers 4780 Covered Hoppers

June 16, 2021

New Paint Schemes for Walthers 4780 Covered Hoppers

Seven New Paint Schemes for this popular HO scale model.

Trainfest Organizers Announce Cancelation of 2021 Show

June 14, 2021

Trainfest Organizers Announce Cancelation of 2021 Show

Trainfest organizers said they believed putting on the show in 2021 amid uncertainty would put its future at risk.

Rapido Announces New Freight Cars, More HO B36-7s

June 11, 2021

Rapido Announces New Freight Cars, More HO B36-7s

Rapido Trains, Inc. announces more HO General Electric B36-7 locomotives and new rolling stock for both HO and N scales.

ScaleTrains.com Announces a New Run of Rivet Counter GEVOs

June 7, 2021

ScaleTrains.com Announces a New Run of Rivet Counter GEVOs

The GEs will be offered a number of new schemes including Norfolk Southern’s heritage units.

NMRA Opens Model Railroad Exhibit in California

April 27, 2021

NMRA Opens Model Railroad Exhibit in California

The Magic of Scale Model Railroading exhibit at the California State Railroad Museum has been in the works for 16 years.

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.