The following 2017 New Items from PIKO are now available (worldwide delivery may vary):
- 37570 Diesel Locomotive BR 118, DR IV
- 37953 Boxcar “WEKAWE”, DB III
- 38747 Tank Car “Conoco”
- 38751 Container Car WP&YR
- 38752 Auto Transport Car NYC w/ Diecast Car
- 38753 Sightseeing Car WP&YR
- 38878 Reefer SF “The Chief”
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].
The BR 118 will be released next month, and will cost € 450,00 (MSRP).
Märklin announced the following LGB new items for 2017 will not be released. The cancellation was decided as a result of the amount of preorders not meeting their expectations.
- 20041 Snow Plow, DR
- 40809 Tank Car “GATX”
- 40874 Tank Car “ACFX”
- 40875 Tank Car “ACFX”
One of LGB’s latest releases is the #32350 Saxon style cabrio car. The type KB4 cabrio car is painted in a green DR era III paint scheme, and comes with metal wheels. MSRP € 229,99.
FGB-Berlin sent me a few pictures of the new model:
Link: Gallery: LGB 32350 Saxon Cabrio Car
LGB announced the first new items for 2017. A completely new item will be the Saxon type VI K narrow gauge steam locomotive in a black DR paint scheme with road number 99 653. The new steam loco will cost € 1.799,99 (MSRP), and will be available under article number 20480.
Matching passenger cars are the new #36353 and #36354 passenger cars in a green DR era III paint scheme. The new cars will cost € 219,99 each.
Link: LGB New Items 2017.