5 Easy Maintenance Tips for Smooth Operation

One of the great things about model railroading is the ever-increasing durability of available products. Most new or recent locomotives, rolling stock, and track, will likely yield many years of enjoyable use, with minimal maintenance required. However, to ensure a long lifespan for your collection, some basic TLC will always be needed. By keeping on …

Exclusive Preview – The Kato CN Transcontinental Set

The Prototype Following World War II, the Canadian National Railway embarked on an ambitious modernization program for it’s passenger services, purchasing a fleet of new lightweight coaches and sleeping cars for long distance routes. Although the new cars were successful, the program was never fully realized due to metal shortages following the war, and CN …

5 Easy Steps for Building Trees in Minutes

Unless you’re modeling an arid desert, trees are an essential component of model railroad scenery. More than just another scenic accent, they truly bring scenes to life like no other item. While there are many pre-built trees available, few can match Scenic Express SuperTrees in either realism or value for money.  What Are SuperTrees? SuperTrees …