USA Trains Will Produce Heavyweight Cars

Shawn Conahey of the “USAT G Scale Group” fan page on Facebook announced that USA Trains will produce the heavyweight passenger cars. The heavyweights will be available in the Ultimate Series. Moulds are currently being finished, release is planned in the first quarter of 2018.

An official announcement is said to follow in the future.

Source: facebook.com – USAT G Scale Group

Video of Bachmann Large Scale Speeders

TrainWorld posted a video of Bachmann’s recently released “Speeders” on their YouTube channel:

The speeders are available in four paint schemes:

  • 96250 Speeder “Union Pacific”
  • 96251 Speeder “PRR Maintenance of Way”
  • 96252 Speeder “Santa Fe”
  • 96253 Speeder “Maintenance of Way”

The MSRP is at $ 139,00.

Source: youtube.com – TrainWorldTV

Roll Out PIKO G Scale BR 118

PIKO celebrated the upcoming release of their new BR 118 diesel locomotive with a “Roll Out” event for selected members of the press.

The press release is available in German only, but you’ll find a nice selection of photos at the bottom of the page: piko.de – Roll Out: Gartenbahn Diesellok BR 118 #37570 [DE].

PIKO G 37570 BR 118 Roll Out

PIKO G 37570 BR 118 Roll Out

The BR 118 will be released next month, and will cost € 450,00 (MSRP).

Source: PIKO