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About Us

Welcome to Rapido!


Rapido Trains Inc. does not just make model trains. We aim to recreate the entire rail travel experience, from complete underframe equipment to fully-detailed and decorated interiors on our trains to foam roadbed for your model railroad to mugs and glasses for you to enjoy while operating your models. We are a high-end manufacturer of model trains and accessories in HO, OO and N (North American 1:160 and British 1:148) scales.


The name RAPIDO was introduced by Canadian National in 1965 to headline the railway’s high-speed intercity passenger services. Until the mid-1980s, RAPIDO stood for fast schedules, frequent trains, and superb service. Today, we continue the RAPIDO idea with our state-of-the-art models and attention to detail.


Like CN’s RAPIDO, we aim to provide the highest quality and value. We are not related to Arnold Rapido, the European line of N-scale trains from the 1960s and 1970s.