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Inside Look at Lionel's Pennsylvania GLa Hoppers

July 28th 2014

Lionel has a new product spotlight this week, and this time it provides an unprecedented inside look into the design and manufacturing process behind the great trains they put out. 

Big at the Boxcar Office: Citizen Train

July 20th 2014

Some layouts just have a magical, wonderful quality to them that can't be explained. They rank as some of the world's absolute best, and today's featured layout is one such example. It earns its spot at the "box office" because it's quite simply one of the best layouts ever made. 

Lionel Spotlights Major League Baseball Boxcars

July 14th 2014

Summertime is all about baseball, and baseball fans who have a love for the rails will enjoy this spotlight on Lionel's newest Major League Baseball boxcars. 

New Automatic Collection Management Features

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July 11th 2014

DASH isn't just a marketplace for buying and selling trains. We can also help you keep track of your train collection. And our new collection management features for marketplace purchases make it easier than ever to track your purchases. Keep reading to find out how it works!

Big at the Boxcar Office: Godzilla Vs. Trains

July 1st 2014

Japan is famous for the efficiency of its railroad system, and it's known for more than a few incredible model railways too. Today's featured layout includes one such famed layout and earns its spot spot at the "box office" due to some incredible realism and wonderful features

Lionel Spotlights American Flyer Waffle-Side Boxcars

June 22nd 2014

American Flyer collectors have something great to look forward to thanks to Lionel's latest product spotlight. They've showcased a trio of incredible new waffle-side boxcars, and we've got a closer look. 

Thomas the Tank Engine Theme Park Headed to Boston

June 15th 2014

Thomas the Tank Engine has helped generations of children find a love of trains thanks to his television show and book series, and now his presence is about to get even bigger in the real world thanks to a new theme park being constructed in his honor. 

Trainz Helps 15 Boy Scouts Earn Railroading Merit Badge

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June 6th 2014

Many railroaders spent the early parts of their life alongside fellow Boy Scouts of America, and many members of our community are still influencing Scouts with their railroading ways. One such person is Scott Griggs of Trainz.com (a prominent seller here on DASH), and he's got a wonderful story of his recent weekend with the Scouts. 

Big at the Boxcar Office: The Grand Budapest Train

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June 2nd 2014

America has its share of beautiful layouts and dedicated railroaders, but amazing models aren't limited to our shores. Today's featured layout video hails from across the sea and earns it spot at the "box office" thanks to some incredible views and perfect details.

National Train Day at Union Station St. Louis [Part 2]

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May 25th 2014

National Train Day was a special event held across the United States a few weekends ago, and DASH was able to join in on all the incredible railroading fun. We made a trip to Union Station in St. Louis to see a few great layouts and special real-life locomotives too!

Lionel Spotlights Legacy FA-2 and FB-2 Diesels

May 19th 2014

It's been another great season of Lionel pre-orders this Spring, and Lionel is still shining the spotlight on some of its latest and greatest products hitting later this year, including the stunning new Legacy FA-2 and FB-2 diesels. 

National Train Day at Union Station St. Louis [Part 1]

May 14th 2014

National Train Day was celebrated all over the United States this past weekend, and DASH got in on the fun! We headed over to Union Station in St. Louis to browse some model and real-life locomotives! Enjoy Part 1 of our photo tour of the event. 

Lionel Spotlights LionChief Plus Diesels

May 10th 2014

If you've been looking for a new Lionel diesel engine with a convenient control system, then you're in luck! Lionel's latest product spotlight covers their new LionChief Plus diesels. 

Lionel News From York - Spring 2014

April 28th 2014

The Spring York meet is biggest weekend in the model train hobby, and it just ended! Lionel had some great trains at the show, and if you couldn't make it yourself, we've got a closer look at some of the best new products they had on display. 

DASH Has New MTH 2014 Volume 2 Pre-Orders

April 25th 2014

We recently added pre-order functionality to the DASH Marketplace, and now MTH has released their latest catalog, meaning there are 350+ new pre-orders available on DASH. 

DASH Now Supports Pre-Orders

April 11th 2014

We just developed a new software solution to fully support pre-orders on the DASH Marketplace. It's never been easier to place an order and keep your pre-orders organized. To kick off this new feature, we already have more than 400 new pre-orders available right now! 

Spotlight on Lionel Junction Starter Sets

April 2nd 2014

Lionel is always providing beautiful models for collectors, but they also manage to keep the toy train side of their business exciting and relevant. Today we have a new spotlight that focuses on the toy side of things.

Big at the Boxcar Office: The Train Show

March 20th 2014

Saying a layout is the "greatest ever" is one mighty claim, but some layouts are so good they at least deserve to enter that discussion. Today's layout video captures one such masterpiece, earning it a spot at the "box office". 

Lionel Puts Vision Line Big Boy in the Spotlight

March 10th 2014

Trying to pick the "best model train of all time" would be a challenging, if not impossible, task. But Lionel's upcoming Vision Line Big Boy would certainly be in the discussion, because model trains just don't get much better than this. You'll want to see all the amazing details this special new locomotive has to offer. 

New Catalog Image Viewer

March 7th 2014

The DASH Catalog is the ultimate reference resource for model train collectors, and it currently features more than 90,000 different trains and accessories. A majority of those entries have wonderful photos, and seeing them in all their glory juts got easier thanks to our brand new Catalog viewer.