NMRA Partnership Program

The NMRA Partnership Program is a member benefit that truly has a tangible payback. We've partnered with model railroad manufacturers of all sizes, giving them exposure on our website in return for receiving generous discounts for NMRA members all year long. Some provide members with special codes, others prefer a phone or email order, but all appreciate the additional business from our members. And of course, our members appreciate the extra savings...savings that can actually pay the cost of NMRA membership!

Bear Creek Model Railroad,LLC

Bear Creek Model Railroad,LLC is dedicated to supplying new and innovative products to the scale model railroad hobbyists and stimulate growth in the hobby of existing hobbyists and growth in the youth ensuring model railroading continues to thrive.  Products are sold world wide and include O,HO,N maintenance cradles ,carrying/storage cases , track cleaners , track templates, and HO workstations. 

CatzPaw Innovations

This company designs and 3D prints scale model accessories in virtually any scale for model railroads and other hobbies. NMRA members receive a discount on all items not already on sale.

Clever Models LLC

Since 2004 Clever Models LLC have been producing kits of various types of railroad structures made completely from cardstock. The "basic process" of paper modeling is to cut out the pieces of the kit, fold into 3D shapes, glue, then apply "layers" for more detail. It's the advent of computer modeling and graphics that make paper modeling such an economical and accessible technology. Originally offered as DVD's (still sold at shows), sales have been moved to immediate downloads directly to home computers. Offered in O, S, HO and N scales, kits are easy to assemble and can also be easily and economically kit bashed into an unlimited number of variations. 

CMR Products LLC

CMR Products Inc. is a family run Model Railroad Hobby Store. They provide a 10% discount on all lines they sell on their website and at vendor shows. The discount also applies to custom projects such as custom waterslide decals and custom direct-to-car printing. 

Deluxe Materials

Deluxe Materials is a British company offering an extensive product line of hobby adhesives, tools, scenery and other building materials for all scales. They also have a comprehensive product line for doll house, R/C, plastic aircraft, military, ship and car kit modelers.  Catalogs are available including a newly released catalog specific to N scale. 

East Coast Circuits (SPECIAL CONVENTION DEAL!!!)

East Coast Circuits was created to provide unique, simple lighting effects circuits to the model railroad community.  All circuits are designed with add-on capability to let the modeler personalize each circuit as desired. The circuits are compatible with most scales. Available are lighted emergency vehicles, circuits for traffic lights, transmission towers, and random structure lighting among others. Custom circuits can also be ordered. 


Gatorfoam is a unique, strong, laminated panel with a core of extruded polystyrene and a face made of resin-impregnated wood fiber veneer (Luxell). It is an interior and exterior panel and is great for model usage. It can be cut with a variety of woodworking tools, Xacto or matt knife.  It accepts all types of glues, paints, and stains (without warping) and comes in various thicknesses and sizes (up to 5' x 10' sheets).

Grapevine Vintage Railroad

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad - located in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine, Texas - offers a unique experience on authentic 1920's Victorian coaches. The coaches are pulled by one of two vintage locomotives: an 1896 steam locomotive nicknamed "Puffy" and a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive nicknamed "Vinny". The Grapevine Vintage Railroad offers more than just standard train rides; throughout the year discover many different special events including the adult-only Jazz Wine Trains or the annual family favorite North Pole Express(r), presented by Great Wolf Lodge.

Great Decals!

Great Decals located in Fairfax, VA, specializes in multi-scale decals for mostly eastern and southeastern railroads such as Virginian, RF&P, W&OD, FEC among others. The company also sells a large variety of decals from other manufacturers. Orders are taken by e-mail or by US Mail.

Green Frog Productions

Producer of hundreds of prototype railroading videos in both DVD and BluRay formats.

Hot Wire Foam Factory

Manufacturers of USA-made professional foam cutting tools including hot wire cutters, hot knives, foam cutting machines, a freehand router, a foam engraving tool even foam cutting tables. The company also sells related materials such as spray and brush on foam glues and protective foam coatings.

Jason's Brass Poles

Specializing in trolley modeling products, the company manufactures and sells a variety of prototypical brass trolley poles, pole caps and other trolley parts in O. S, HO and N scales.

K.I.S.S. Method Inc.

K.I.S.S. Method Inc. is a manufacturer of Track Planning Tools and Super-V Cradles. Track Planning Tools are scaled templates for designing O, HO and N scale layouts. Sets contain 3 scaled rulers, turnout tools for #4, 4.5, 5, 6, 7 and 8 frog angles and also include 19 complete "Circles" and "Holes" for drawing curves, all marked in all three scales. Tangent Alignment tools provide automatic off-sets for easements in and out of curves. A handy Easement Tool provides smooth easements every time. Track Planning Tools are available in Clear or "Screaming" Transparent Yellow for improved visibility. Although very intuitive without a learning curve, a DVD is available demonstrating how the tools are used.  V-shaped Super-V Cradles gently hold locomotives or rolling stock at the workbench. They are available sized for Z/N or HO/S scale, Super-V MAXI Cradles for S/O scale, and Super-V G Cradles for F/G scale.

LARC Products

Producers of full custom-sized backdrop graphics and railroad graphics CDs. Hundreds of scenes are available.

Logic Rail Technologies

Producer of sophisticated electronics for model railroads, including signaling products and fast clocks.


It’s the first name in high quality modeling tools and accessories.

MinuteMan Scale Models

Full service model shop producing highly detailed models for model railroad enthusiasts, private collectors and museums, including custom laser cutting, engraving and painting. Kit building from any manufacturer also available.

Model Railroad Benchwork

Custom designed and built benchwork in all scales.

Model Train Catalogue

Model Train Catalogue (MTC) is designed for modelers to keep track and manage their valuable collection. Available on-line since July 2012, it has matured by input from its user base of modelers and collectors. Its fundamental design principal is to be adaptive to meet the needs of any collection giving as much control as possible over the way it is used to each individual user. A free demo is available at www.modeltraincatalogue.com where you can try out all of its features with a limit of ten items. Full Backup and Restore facilities are included and all data, photos and documentation can be backed up in one go.

Modelers Decals & Paint

Manufacturers of acrylic airbrush paints in a wide assortment of colors. The company also sells airbrush tools and supplies. Additionally, they can custom print decals.

Motrak Models

Motrak Models offers a full line of hydrocal- and resin-based HO-scale coal and sand car loads, gravel and ballast loads, and retaining walls and bridges, as well as laser-cut structure kits.

MRC (Model Rectifier Corporation)

Producer of Prodigy DCC systems, as well as train controls and sound systems, plastic model kits, locomotives, and rolling stock.

NScaleWorks by Mike Holly

Beside manufacturing special and high-detailed N-Scale scenery parts and rolling stock detail parts, I am also an N-Scale Model Railroader. Therefore, I provide the highest quality possible for all parts I design and release.

Also, I offer custom designed and printed decals. If you have a rough sketch or a prototype photo, I can use both to create your individual decals for your next custom project.

OK Engines/Streamliners

OK Streamliners are for kit bashers of all ages. Sixty in-stock passenger cars are available in HO and O scales. Available custom service places doors and windows to the customer's specifications.

Old West Scenery

Old West Scenery offers more than 60 complete N-scale ready buildups and scenery items. Our laser printed buildings & scenery products draw inspiration from iconic western towns. That is, there are lots of false-front buildings. All N-Scale products are 3D printed using the latest laser technology in a process called "Additive Manufacturing". This process allows us to produce complete buildings, ready to be painted and placed on your layout.

Ram Track

Ram Track manufactures electronic lighting systems, sound devices, control devices and plastic model lights most of which are adaptable to all scales N through G. All are made in the USA.


Manufacturer of unique model railroading electronic circuits, including LCC (Layout Command Control)products, Loco Buffer(a USB interface with Digitrax's LocoNet), and MotorMan (a driver for turnout motorization system).

Rusty Stumps

Need details or craftsman kits for your layout? Rusty Stumps produces hundreds of them in HO, O, and S scales.

Scale Model Plans

Traceable patterns, plans, and more for N, HO, OO, O and other scale structures. Many scale plan sets come with ready to print cardstock versions in addition to the regular plans. 90 plans are currently available also "how-to" tutorials.

Scalecoat Paint

See the difference a Scalecoat finish can give your models. Select from two types of solvent-based enamel paints in a variety of colors great for any modeling project. Primers, thinners, strippers and a full color chart are also available to assist you.

Scenery Solutions

This company offers a wide range of commercial scenery materials including custom made trees and Fusion Fiber, a unique lightweight scenery base material containing a powder adhesive. Mixed with warm water and acrylic craft paint, it's easy to create a desired scenery base color.       

Showcase Miniatures

Located in Tuskegee, AL, the company has provided the highest quality railroad accessories since 1995. A premiere railroad model and kit manufacturing company, products are produced to exacting degrees using tried and true manufacturing methods and state of the art processes. "Fidelity of Scale... It's a Promise!" Kits are in HO, N, and Z scales.

Team Track Models

Craftsman level downloadable paper model kits for building, structures and scenery for model railroads. Team Track Models are full of detail and features, and frequently add to their product line. They also have a full line of over 160 textures for scratch builders.

The N Scale Architect

Since 1991 manufacturers of high quality structure kits in HO, N & Z scales with excellent step-by-step instructions and in-progress photos. The company also offers detail parts and vehicle kits in either HO, N, or Z, scenery products in N & Z and an assortment of styrene and wood fiber building sheets in Z, N, HO, O, G and 1/12th scales in over 65 sheet styles.

The Old Depot Gallery

Old Depot Gallery features the artwork of Robert (Bob) Frascella who has been working exclusively in soft pastel since 1997 focusing mainly on scenes that depict the glory years of American Railroading. His paintings have appeared on the covers of model railroad and historical society magazines.

Tichy Train Group

Tichy Train Group is the manufacturer of rolling stock and structure kits in N, HO, S, and O scales.   Tichy kits conform to all applicable NMRA standards and recommended practices. Tichy cars accept Kadee(r) #5 or equivalent style couplers (not included) and provide special molded washers to allow correct coupler height with other trucks. Tichy also produces a wide array of detail parts including, windows, doors, fences, NBW's and rivets, as well as structural parts.  

Train Installations, LLC

Since 2001, builders of the finest quality overhead, garden and tabletop model railroads. From children's train tables to museum quality layouts built in any scale in homes or businesses, they offer it all.

Train Show, Inc.

Promoter of quality train shows from Coast to Coast.  Brands include Greenberg's Train Show, the Great Train Show, the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour, and the Great Midwest Train Show.  Order advance tickets to shows at Trainshow.com.  NMRA members receive a 20% discount after registering and providing member identification. 

Trainmasters TV / Model Railroad Hobbyist Store

Trainmasters TV, the video division of Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine who generously donates "how-to" videos to the NMRA Video Library, is giving NMRA members a discount to both their Trainmasters TV videos and items in the Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine store.  Now's the time to get those MRH items you've been coveting, or to take advantage of their huge library of videos!


UGEARS manufactures eye-catching and imaginative self-propelled mechanical model kits that can be assembled without glue. Established in 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine, in less than two years they've taken fourteen visionary designs and produced them now as model kits made from sustainably sourced wood. Extensive engineering know-how, meticulous product testing and quality control, create an engaging and rewarding model construction experience that can be enjoyed by individual modelers or the entire family.

Unreal Details

Maker of Magic Water, an easy, realistic water modeling system developed especially for model railroaders and diorama makers.

USA Airbrush Supply / Badger Airbrush

USA Airbrush Supply is your one-stop shop for all things airbrush...including the complete line of Badger airbrushes and equipment.  Through a special arrangement with Badger, USA Airbrush Supply is giving NMRA members a generous discount on the website-listed prices of Badger branded equipment.  Badger will also donate 5% of the purchase price to the NMRA!  

WiFi Model Railroad LLC

Pioneers in bringing WiFi and onboard sound together in HO scale, we manufacture LocoFi decoders. Coupled with the LocoFi controller smartphone app, you get multi-user multi-train wireless control of your DC locomotives. The DC (9V - 24V)  / DCC track compatible decoders are easily installed in your locomotive following NMRA wire color coding. The high current rating decoders are perfect for old DC locomotives like the blue box Athearn, Tyco, Life-Like, etc. There is no additional wiring, equipment or throttles involved. Regular free upgrades (including locomotive firmwares) to the app ensure that your hardware is never out of date. The decoders feature powerful dual microcontrollers with pluggable microSD card that can be loaded with custom non-proprietary format sounds to bring prototypical realism to the operation of a locomotive. We are the gateway to the future of model railroading. Simplify. WiFi. LocoFi.