Category Archives: News 1 Scale

LGB and Märklin Price Increase as of 1 May 2022

The Märklin group has announced they will be adjusting prices for all their brands as of 1 May 2022. With a reportedly 12 % increase in costs for the company, they have decided to increase MSRP prices for customers by 6 % across the board.

Thinking about ordering a LGB G Scale or Märklin 1 Scale item? Best to do it soon…

Source: Märklin

Video of Kiss Modellbahnen Deutschland BR 98.4-5

Kiss Modellbahnen Deutschland recently delivered the first variants of their Bavarian type BR 98.4-5 steam locomotive in 1:32 scale. The locomotive has been produced in K.Bay.Sts.B., DRG and DB liveries from Era 1 to 3.

According to Kiss’ website, some variants may still be available for order.


Source: YouTube – Alouette2100 (external link)

Link: Kiss Modellbahnen Deutschland (external link – DE)

KM-1 Announces Reissue of DB BR V 60

KM-1 announces they will do a new production run of their DB BR V 60 diesel locomotive. The German diesel loco will be available for order in 14 variants.

Prices start at € 1.390,00, additional costs apply for Finescale or Scale wheelsets. There is a preorder discount of 20 % until 31/12/2022.

KM-1 DB BR V 60 BR 260
Image Source: KM-1

Link: KM-1 V 60 Info Page (external link – DE)

Source: KM-1

ESU New Items 2022

ESU announced their New Items for 2022. There’s no official brochure (yet?), but the highlight for large scale is probably their new “CabControl” DCC system.

CabControl is basically the feature package that we know from their ECoS system, but in a compact DCC central station “brick” combined with their handheld controller.

ESU 50311 CabControl DCC Large Scale
Image Source: ESU (via Large Scale Train Database)

Link: ESU 50311 (external link – DE)

Source: ESU