The latest delivery from LGB is the Class 139 electric locomotive in green DB era IV livery.
German Federal Railroad (DB) class 139 electric locomotive in the chrome oxide green basic paint scheme for Era IV. This new LGB model is finely detailed and extensively painted and lettered. All axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive has a digital decoder and sound. Additional center buffers are included. The locomotive’s drive has two powerful motors. The model also features inset windows and LED headlights that change over with the direction of travel. Length over the buffers approximately 60 cm / 23-5/8″.
- Built-in digital decoder.
- Variety of sound functions included.
- Inset windows.
- 2 powerful motors, both axles powered on both trucks.
- Traction tires.
- LED headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
- Pantographs can be raised and lowered manually.
- Center buffer beams included that can replace the versions on the locomotive.
Massoth published their latest newsletter, unfortunately only in German. For those interested: Massoth Newsletter 11/2014 DE
According to Massoth, the new train destination displays are currently shipping to retailers, so they will be in stock soon.
LGB announced their annual Club Model for LGB CLUB subscribers, this time offering a refrigerator car in “Frauengunst” livery.
Two-axle refrigerator car with a brakeman’s cab painted and lettered for the food products company Fritz Homann in Dissen. The car has a prototypical paint scheme and lettering, and the doors can be opened. The car also has metal spoked wheels sets. This model is being produced exclusively for LGB club members. Length over the buffers 33.5 cm / 13-3/16″.
Link: LGB New Items 2015
Grootspoor.com is currently offering a 25 percent discount on almost the entire product range from OcCre, known for its detailed wooden tram kits.
8319201 Graphite Lubricant – “Already in stock and available is this brand new graphite lubricant dosing tube. It prevents contact problems on bad track connections. Contains 50 grams.”
8413901 Cylinder Steam Module for pulsed Smoker – “The brand new Cylinder steam module will add a cylinder steam feature to the existing pulsed smokers (8413501, 8413101). The pulsed smoker will receive software version 3.0, which has been completeley redeveloped in order to add this feature. Existing smoke units (of same type) may be updated in the factory. Expected to be available starting calender week 44/45.”
8413501 Pulsed Smoke Generator V 3.0 – “This completely revised product will be available within the next few days. The new software version 3.0 is designed to operate the new cylinder steam module and comes with an update feature. Former smoke generators (of same type) may be updated in the factory to version 3.0 at a minimum charge. Standard prices and terms apply.”
Massoth 8413901 Cylinder Steam Module & 8413501 Pulsed Smoke Generator V 3.0
8220600 XLS Sounddecoder V 36 – “Starting November, the new sound project for the legendary german V 36 diesel switcher which will be available with a load depending and dynamic original
sound. At the same time, the new firmware version 2.93 will be published. Make sure to plan your sound decoder order in time with the delivery of the new PIKO loco. Standard prices and terms for XLS decoders apply.“