The following items from PIKO are scheduled for delivery this month:
- 35269 Loco Magnet
- 35272 Track Contact
- 37220 Steam Locomotive with Tender BR 24, DB III
- 38243 Steam Locomotive with Tender “Camelback” SF (Digital with Sound and Smoke)
- 38630 Wood Coach D&RGW #330
Although they are not on the list of planned deliveries, the new ball bearing metal wheels with power pickups (30 mm & 35 mm) appear to be available already in the PIKO webshop.
YouTube user ‘StefansGartenbahn’ recently uploaded a video of the recently released LGB V 100. It’s a really nice video, which also demonstrates the different sound functions of the loco.
Link: YouTube ‘StefansGartenbahn’
The official ‘Roll Out’ (press) event from PIKO took place today, celebrating their new BR 24 steam loco.
Link: PIKO ‘Roll Out: Gartenbahn Dampflok BR 24 #37220′
Read my review of the BR 24 steam locomotive: Review: PIKO G 37220 BR 24
Grootspoor.com announced a handmade, exact 1:22/5 scale model of the Swiss ‘Alp Grüm’ station from the Rhaetian Railway (RhB). Price is on request, as it depends on the amount of detail and individual wishes from the customer.
Link: RhB Station Alp Grüm – Grootspoor.com
The East Coast Large Scale Train Show (ECLSTS) in York (PA, USA) has ended, and USA Trains fan Shawn has uploaded an album with pictures of the USA Trains booth on Flickr. Shawn will upload albums from other vendors as well, I will update this post once they become available on his Flickr page.
2015 ECLSTS – USA Trains
2015 ECLSTS – Vendors
2015 ECLSTS – Clubs