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Another model railroad manufacturer steps up. This time Rapido Trains and Jason Shron have produced a limited run of TTX's "On Track for a Cure" Husky-Stack well car. With every car purchased, Rapido will donate $10 to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, in support of the Psychosocial Oncology Department.

This car includes two limited edition Rapido Trains refrigerated domestic smooth-side containers and sold out in less than 48 hours.

Thanks to Jason and Janet Shron and the hard working team Rapido Trains!!

Direct download: Rapido_Trains_-_Well_Car.mp3
Category:Model Railroading -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

We’ve returned once again to CP Rail’s Galt Subdivision, an exquisitely detailed layout modeling a relatively short section of busy mainline that incorporates the towns of Woodstock and Zorra, Ontario with it’s landmark cement plant.

Bob is always full of passion about the hobby as we cover everything from the cross pollination of military modeling, the ease of taking photos with his iPhone, the Fallowfield effect, painting brass hoppers with a rattle can and all the comings and goings at ESU. Enjoy!!

Direct download: Episode_128__Bob_Fallowfield.mp3
Category:Model Railroading -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

So you’re disappointed that you didn’t get to the National Train Show in Salt Lake City?? Well neither did we but that hasn’t stopped us from being excited about all the new products being offered by dozens and dozens of manufacturers. So our crack staff headed by Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook have compiled pages and pages of copious notes in order to keep all those in the AML Nation informed about all the latest comings and goings in the hobby.

Grab yourself a big bowl of shredded floor maps and enjoy!!!

Direct download: National_Train_Show_Report.mp3
Category:Model Railroading -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

What happens when a professional audio engineer and a model railroader combines his love of sound and trains into one product?? Spectacular model sound and realism is the never ending pursuit of J.T. Burke who has managed to create, what some are saying is the best sound in the hobby.

This is a great interview suggested to us by Scott Thornton of ProtoThrottle fame after he was fortunate enough to experience first hand some the best sound effects he’d ever heard. It’s all pretty nifty, so enjoy !!

Direct download: Episode_127__Scale_Sound_Systems.mp3
Category:Model Railroading -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

The model railroading community has once again proven how much it cares about those who need help and Nathan Holmes, Michael Petersen and Scott Thornton are no exception . They’ve decided to donate two ProtoThrottles to help the Evil Overlord’s charity “One More Year.”

Enjoy.

Direct download: ProtoThrottle_Auction.mp3
Category:Model Railroading -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

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