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 Quad-Door Greenville 86-foot High Cube Boxcars from Tangent

January 29, 2022

New Quad-Door Greenville 86-foot High Cube Boxcars from Tangent

Tangent Scale Models has announced its first release of an all-new quad-door version of their Greenville 86’ High Cube Boxcar.

HO Scale Canadian Pacific SD30C-ECOs from English’s Model Railroad Supply

January 28, 2022

HO Scale Canadian Pacific SD30C-ECOs from English’s Model Railroad Supply

English’s Model Railroad Supply will soon release Canadian Pacific’s unique SD30C-ECO locomotives in HO scale.

Athearn Releases EMD SD70ACUs for Canadian Pacific, Norfolk Southern

January 27, 2022

Athearn Releases EMD SD70ACUs for Canadian Pacific, Norfolk Southern

Athearn has now delivered on its promises with HO scale EMD SD70ACUs as part of its premium Genesis 2.0 product line.

All-New PC&F B-100-40 “Half-Waffle” Boxcars from Rapido Trains

January 23, 2022

All-New PC&F B-100-40 “Half-Waffle” Boxcars from Rapido Trains

The B-100-40 “Half-Waffle” Boxcar has never been made in HO or N scale until now.

More PS 4785 Covered Hoppers from ScaleTrains

January 21, 2022

More PS 4785 Covered Hoppers from ScaleTrains

Now available from ScaleTrains is a new production of their HO scale “Rivet Counter” series Pullman-Standard PS 4785 covered hopper in a variety of paint schemes.

ExactRail Milwaukee 40-foot Ribside Boxcars

January 19, 2022

ExactRail Milwaukee 40-foot Ribside Boxcars

ExactRail car includes full-length ribs, hand-etched wood grain running boards, panel-type doors, 5-5 Dreadnaught ends and a lumber door.

All-New EMD GP38, CPR Hudsons and More M420s from Rapido Trains

January 11, 2022

All-New EMD GP38, CPR Hudsons and More M420s from Rapido Trains

On Christmas Day, Rapido Trains made three major locomotive announcements for HO scale. 

Rapido’s New Pennsylvania Railroad F30 Series Flatcars

January 6, 2022

Rapido’s New Pennsylvania Railroad F30 Series Flatcars

The Pennsylvania Railroad’s class F30A flat cars were one of the most numerous classes of flat cars on that railroad with 1,500 being built between 1933 and 1934.

Maine Trolley Museum Receives Multi-Million Dollar Donation to Relocate, House Layout

January 3, 2022

Maine Trolley Museum Receives Multi-Million Dollar Donation to Relocate, House Layout

The Seashore Trolley Museum estimates it will spend more than $2.6 million to relocate and house one of Maine’s largest model railroads.

Athearn to Produce Union Pacific’s ‘We Are One’ SD70M

December 23, 2021

Athearn to Produce Union Pacific’s ‘We Are One’ SD70M

Athearn Trains will be producing HO scale models of Union Pacific’s “We Are One” commemorative SD70M.