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

Bowser Releases CP Rail GMD SD40-2 with ‘Elephant Ears’

March 22, 2021

Bowser Releases CP Rail GMD SD40-2 with ‘Elephant Ears’

Now available at hobby dealers is the latest production of HO scale Canadian-built GMD SD40-2s from Bowser Trains. 

Atlas Purchases M.T.H.’s O Scale Tooling

March 18, 2021

Atlas Purchases M.T.H.’s O Scale Tooling

The news comes a month after Scale Trains announced that it would be purchase M.T.H.’s HO and S scale tooling.

Rapido Announces Northeastern Caboose, Santa Fe Reefer

March 17, 2021

Rapido Announces Northeastern Caboose, Santa Fe Reefer

Rapido Trains, Inc. is offering two all-new HO scale models for both the East and West Coasts

All-New HO Scale Phase I U30C from Atlas

March 11, 2021

All-New HO Scale Phase I U30C from Atlas

An all-new iteration of General Electric’s most popular Universal-Series locomotive is coming from Atlas Model Railroad Co.

ScaleTrains Announces New SD40-2 Run

March 5, 2021

ScaleTrains Announces New SD40-2 Run

ScaleTrains will release SD40-2s for CSX, Milwaukee Road, NdeM, Norfolk Southern and Santa Fe.

Jacksonville Terminal Releases New 53’ Intermodal Containers

March 3, 2021

Jacksonville Terminal Releases New 53’ Intermodal Containers

Jacksonville Terminal Company is releasing new N scale 53-foot intermodal containers, including three paying tribute to iconic model railroads

Ready, Set, Model! Walthers Kicks Off Annual Model Railroad Build

February 3, 2021

Ready, Set, Model! Walthers Kicks Off Annual Model Railroad Build

Walthers officials say they hope that the contest will encourage new and experienced modelers to get busy.

Scale Trains Purchases M.T.H.’s HO, S Scale Tooling

February 1, 2021

Scale Trains Purchases M.T.H.’s HO, S Scale Tooling

Scale Trains owners say that the purchase will allow it to broaden its product line into passenger cars, track, and more.

The Show Goes On: West Springfield Show Goes Virtual

January 26, 2021

The Show Goes On: West Springfield Show Goes Virtual

Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show will be online with layout tours, modeling clinics and presentations from manufacturers.

NMRA 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

January 22, 2021

NMRA 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

For the second time in a year, the National Model Railroad Association is canceling its annual in-person convention because of pandemic.