Live Steam roars on in miniature!

Regular readers of “Trainphilos” are most likely well aware that I tend to visit London with some regularity. I like the hustle and bustle of the United Kingdom’s capital city. There are a myriad of historic nooks and crannies to be explored, and most importantly, while indeed busy, it does not have the exhausting frenetic […]

Wishing everybody the best of holidays!

Here is wishing that all my readers have a great holiday and a wonderful 2020.     Photo by Ralf Meier. A narrow gauge steam locomotive on the Öchsle Museumsbahn in southern Germany. The railroad is about 135 kilometers (84 miles) due west of München.

Finally: High Speed Trains on the Chesapeake & Tenleytown Railroad

KATO Model Trains has finally released their N scale Deutsche Bahn Intercity Express (ICE) 4 set. The Japanese model train manufacturer’s forte seems to be N scale train models, but they do have a small HO assortment available also. (For more on model railroad scales, click here) The just released ICE set joins a handful […]