HO Scale: Alco FB2 Announced


Rapido Trains, following on their hugely popular Alco FA2 locomotive release last year, has announced matching FB2 units. Unlike their A-units the Pennsylvania Railroad's fleet of FB-2s did not have the PRR inductive trainphone antennas. However, for the first time in HO scale, the PRR model does include the correct Phase Ia FB-2 feature set, ...
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HO Scale: H21 and H22 Series Hoppers Announced


Bowser has announced new runs of their HO scale PRR H21, H21A, H22, and H22A hoppers in their Executive Line. The cars will be ready-to-run featuring crisp details, sharp painting and printing with added brake wheel, under frame, air tank, brake cylinder, triple valve, free rolling trucks with metal wheels and knuckle couplers. MSRP $25.95 each. Du...
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PRRT&HS: Preview of 2018 Annual Meeting

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The registration packet for the 2018 annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society will be released shortly. Society president Steve Staffieri gave me a preview... The event is being held May 9-13 at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, Pa. Vendor Room and Model Room setup and Early Registration will ...
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HO Scale: SD40 Announced

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  Athearn has announced, in their Ready-to-Roll line, the SD40 in PRR livery. Delivery is expected in January 2019. Guaranteed reservations are due February 23, 2018. The MSRP is $139.99 without sound; $199.98 with Econami sound. NEW FEATURES FOR ALL SD40s IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT: All-new LED lighting Rubber MU hoses for durability Photo-etched s...
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HO Scale: PRR GS Gondola Announced


Bowser has announced a new run of PRR GS gondola cars in their Executive Line ready-to-run. Cars feature crisp details and sharp painting and printing, metal wheels and knuckle couplers. MSRP $24.95 each. Delivery expected December 2018. Guaranteed reservations due February 28, 2018. GS Gondola Pennsylvania #41930 Road #860326 #41931...
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