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

Rapido Delivers HO Scale Procor 5820 Covered Hoppers

November 14, 2022

Rapido Delivers HO Scale Procor 5820 Covered Hoppers

Designed expressly to haul plastic pellets, Procor built these large 5820 cubic foot four-bay covered hoppers between 1976 and 1990 for service all over North America.

Tangent Releases Centralia-built IC/CN Cabooses in HO scale

November 14, 2022

Tangent Releases Centralia-built IC/CN Cabooses in HO scale

For this inaugural release from Tangent Scale Models, eleven different paint schemes are offered in fully assembled, and ready-to-run form along with two styles of undecorated kits.

Athearn Delivers New Genesis 2.0 Southern Pacific Dash 9-44CW

October 24, 2022

Athearn Delivers New Genesis 2.0 Southern Pacific Dash 9-44CW

For this latest run, Athearn is offering premium Dash 9s in multiple road-specific and number-specific variations.

Micro-Trains Releases Latest in Railroad Magazine ‘Years Gone By’ Series

October 21, 2022

Micro-Trains Releases Latest in Railroad Magazine ‘Years Gone By’ Series

To celebrate the storied magazine, Micro-Trains is releasing a twelve-car series of unique 40-foot high-cube boxcars

Tangent Releases Pennsylvania Railroad Coil Steel Gondolas in HO

October 6, 2022

Tangent Releases Pennsylvania Railroad Coil Steel Gondolas in HO

Now available from Tangent Scale Models are highly detailed replicas of the G41A Coil Steel Gondola in three specific build variations.

Rapido Releases PC&F B-100-40 “Half-Waffle” Boxcars in N Scale

October 5, 2022

Rapido Releases PC&F B-100-40 “Half-Waffle” Boxcars in N Scale

Two hundred and fifty of these distinctive cars were built for the Southern Pacific Railroad by Pacific Car & Foundry in 1976.

All-New Gunderson High Cube Boxcars from Tangent Scale Models

September 7, 2022

All-New Gunderson High Cube Boxcars from Tangent Scale Models

Tangent Scale Models is now shipping highly-detailed scale replicas of the Gunderson 50’6” 6089cf High Cube Double Plug Door Boxcar.

WalthersProto Releases New Santa Fe Business Cars

August 30, 2022

WalthersProto Releases New Santa Fe Business Cars

WalthersProto has released a new run of streamlined passenger equipment for both Santa Fe and BNSF Railway.

N Scale VIA F40PH-2Ds from Rapido Trains

August 24, 2022

N Scale VIA F40PH-2Ds from Rapido Trains

These F40PH-2Ds seem quite similar to their American cousins but have a number of Canadian-specific details.

Rapido Trains Releases New Chevrolet Caprices and Impalas in HO

June 3, 2022

Rapido Trains Releases New Chevrolet Caprices and Impalas in HO

Rapido is now shipping HO scale replicas of Chevrolet Caprice and Impala sedans and station wagons in multiple versions and variations.