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HO Scale F-M H16-44

A Staple of the Transition Era

 

HO scale ALCo RS-11 Locomotives

Schenectady's classic roadswitcher is back!

 

HO scale Evans X72 & X72A Boxcar

A popular northeastern classic that found its way across North America

 

HO Scale PC&F B-100-40 Boxcar

An SP classic that still roams the rails nationwide!

21-Pin Decoders are Back!

We are delighted to announce that all of our 21-pin decoders are now in-stock! All of our classic sounds, plus some new additions, upgraded for the ESU LokSound version 5.0 decoder.

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Upcoming Shows

Copetown Train Show

Admission $6, under 12 free.

Operating Canadian prototype layouts. Displays by model craftsmen. Railway Special Interest Groups. Canadian Model Manufacturers Displays and Sales. Historical Societies, Scratchbuilding Supplies, Manufacturers, Craftsman Displays, Slide and Photo Collections, and much more for the serious modeller.

Refreshments available on site.

Wheelchair accessible.

Show Date: 
Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 10:00 to 15:00
Show Webpage

Rocky Mountain Train Show

The Rocky Mountain Train Show is held in Denver, Colorado- the first week in March each year. At 120,000 square feet and attendance in the 11,000 range, it is the largest show west of the Mississippi.

With 41 years of history, the Rocky Mountain Train Show is one of, if not the oldest, train or hobby shows in the Rocky Mountain Region. We invite you to come, watch and participate as we continue to grow and inovate the shows.

Show Date: 
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 10:00 to 17:00
Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 10:00 to 16:00
Show Webpage

The Rapido Blog

Let There be HEAT!

I work on Edmundston all winter long, and it gets pretty cold on the shore of Lake Ontario. I was able to get a furnace blower from Brendan Frezna when he put a new furnace in his house, so I put this in the duct work of Edmundston. We have air flow once again in Edmundston in a long time. The heat generated at the A end of the car will now be distributed through the car's duct work .... works amazing.

-Chris Fox

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Edmundston's New Door

Edmundston gets a new end door, courtesy of Charls Gendron from Custom Trains. The door is off of Greenway, and Greenway now has Edmundston's old door.

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A Fresh Coat of Paint for VIA 6917

With last minute notice about a high-level executive visit to VIA's Toronto Maintenance Centre, we decided 6917 needed a fresh coat of paint. Jordan made a late night trip to Home Depot to get paint and supplies, and the team met at TMC for 8:00am the next day.

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6133....No End in Sight

There's a lot of work left to be done on 6133, but progress is being made. Chris Fox got some work done on the washroom. Terry Johnson helped restore the center bulkheads with some nice wood panelling.

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COVID 19 UPDATE - September 8th

Most Rapido employees are still working from home, although we do have some limited staff in our offices and warehouse.

Our service department and warehouse are once again open to receive your models for repair under warranty. Please contact us for authorization for your repair and ensure that any model you send to us is accompanied by the completed form provided.

You can still order pre-order products. Our factories are working and new product deliveries are ongoing.

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