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

ScaleTrains Announces Rivet Counter SD38-2 in HO Scale

November 15, 2021

ScaleTrains Announces Rivet Counter SD38-2 in HO Scale

The non-turbocharged SD38-2 model will be available in six different road names.

PECO Expands HO Code 70 Track Line

November 4, 2021

PECO Expands HO Code 70 Track Line

These new “70-line” turnouts and transition tracks are now shipping from PECO, and are expected to arrive at your favorite hobby dealers in the coming weeks

Walthers Launches Model Railroad Subscription Program

November 2, 2021

Walthers Launches Model Railroad Subscription Program

The Build-A-World Modeling Kit ‘reimagines how model railroading is introduced to hobbyists bringing creativity, learning and fun straight to their door’

Boxcars, Hoppers and More on Deck From ExactRail

October 20, 2021

Boxcars, Hoppers and More on Deck From ExactRail

Vice President of Product Chris Brimley says there are more than two dozen models in both HO and N scale coming from the company

Rapido Releases 37’ Meat Reefer in HO Scale

October 12, 2021

Rapido Releases 37’ Meat Reefer in HO Scale

These models are based on a design built between 1937 and 1941 by General American Transportation.

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.