PIKO strikes again

Model train company PIKO, based in Sonneberg (Germany), just recently released their new Deutsche Bahn 103 electric locomotive for G gauge. Not quite a year ago PIKO announced that production of this particular locomotive would commence and opened pre-orders for this model. I finally received mine a few weeks ago. PIKO is getting more and […]

Leave my trains alone or else!

My friend macfilos.com forwarded a link about an interesting story to me. Originally it appeared in the Daily Telegraph (UK) a few days ago. The incident has a relatively happy ending and it is even a bit humorous. It certainly is a novel way to keep one’s train collection from being stolen. However, I fear that […]

The new kid on the block.

Bachmann Trains USA has just released a HO scale version of the Amtrak ACS-64 electric locomotive. The locomotives come in a variety of liveries and road numbers. MSRP is $359.00 for a model with DCC and sound. As is usual for MSRP suggestions, the actual retail price tends to be considerably lower. In this case […]