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

Athearn Offers Sneak Peek of New Products

September 23, 2021

Athearn Offers Sneak Peek of New Products

Athearn recently shared a preview of some of its upcoming projects, including an SW1500 and AC4400.

Walthers Awards First-Ever STEAM Scholarship

September 18, 2021

Walthers Awards First-Ever STEAM Scholarship

Walthers created the scholarship to honor the connection between model railroading and science and technology education.

Tangent Scale Models Releases All-New Caboose Model

September 8, 2021

Tangent Scale Models Releases All-New Caboose Model

New bay window cabooses for New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail and Illinois Terminal.

Prairie Shadows to Offer Trenton 5250 Covered Hoppers in HO

August 18, 2021

Prairie Shadows to Offer Trenton 5250 Covered Hoppers in HO

The large covered hoppers were purchased by Canadian National and others starting in the 1990s.

Tangent Delivers New Run of Popular Greenville 86’ Boxcars

August 9, 2021

Tangent Delivers New Run of Popular Greenville 86’ Boxcars

Paint schemes for this latest release include five all-new liveries as well as a reprise of a few of the most popular road names from earlier runs.

Walthers Announces Winners of 2021 Model Railroad Build Off

August 6, 2021

Walthers Announces Winners of 2021 Model Railroad Build Off

Modelers of all ages participated in the months-long model railroad build.

The 2021 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet

August 3, 2021

The 2021 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet

RMC contributors Jesus Peña and Dan Munson were on hand to witness the 2021 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet on July 30-31.

ScaleTrains.com Announces CN Heritage, Vets GEVOs

July 30, 2021

ScaleTrains.com Announces CN Heritage, Vets GEVOs

ScaleTrains.com will be producing four of the five Canadian National heritage units that were released in 2020.

Micro-Trains Releases Conrail/Reading 50’ Boxcars in N scale

July 8, 2021

Micro-Trains Releases Conrail/Reading 50’ Boxcars in N scale

The latest release from Micro-Trains is a pair of ex-Reading 50-foot boxcars patched for Conrail.

NMRA Kicks Off Virtual Convention

July 6, 2021

NMRA Kicks Off Virtual Convention

The annual National Model Railroad Association convention kicked off online on Tuesday and will run through Friday.