In 2022, Train Line announced several new items for the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), with the “Bernina Krokodil” electric locomotive being one of them. At the time, Train Line said the Krokodil would only be produced when the market showed enough interest, while all other 2022 New Items were already confirmed for production.
Train Line has now confirmed they will produce the Bernina Krokodil. Design and construction will start in Summer 2023, production is planned for 2024.
Image Source: Train Line
The Krokodil will be available in two versions:
- 2050400 Electric Locomotive, Type Ge 4/4 “Bernina Krokodil”, RhB, #182 (Analog/DCC) – € 1.099,00
- 2050402 Electric Locomotive, Type Ge 4/4 “Bernina Krokodil”, RhB, #182 (Analog/DCC with Sound) – € 1.379,00
Link: Train Line (external link) [DE]
Source: Train Line
As part of their 2023 New Items, Massoth has announced a new version of their popular rail clamps.
According to Massoth, the rail clamp design was updated for two reasons: to make them visually less intrusive (as requested by customers), and to reduce material cost.
The image below shows the new rail clamp on the left, and the old version on the right.
Today, the new rail clamps are available in brass only, other versions (longer clamps, nickel plated clamps) will follow later on.
- 8100111 Rail Clamps, Code 332, Brass, 19mm, 50 pcs – € 59,90
- 8100112 Rail Clamps, Code 332, Brass, 19mm, 100 pcs – € 109,90
MK Modells (Switzerland) has announced the type “Mitteleinstiegwagen” in service of the Furka Steam Railway (DFB). The passenger car will be available in both 1st and 2nd Class with two road numbers each.
- MK Modells 200 100 DFB Mitteleinstiegwagen A 4167
- MK Modells 200 101 DFB Mitteleinstiegwagen A 4163
- MK Modells 200 102 DFB Mitteleinstiegwagen B 4267
- MK Modells 200 103 DFB Mitteleinstiegwagen B 4272
- 1 Passenger Car: MSRP € 735,00 excl. VAT / CHF 785,00 incl. VAT
- 2 Pack: MSRP € 1.400,00 excl. VAT / CHF 1500,00 incl. VAT
- 4 Pack: MSRP € 2.570,00 excl. VAT / CHF 2670,00 incl. VAT
Delivery: Q3 2023.
Source: MK Modells (external link) [DE]
Kiss Modellbahnen Schweiz has announced the following new items in 2m Scale:
RhB Ge 6/6 Electric Locomotive – MSRP TBA – Delivery: 2025
RhB G 3/4 Steam Locomotive – MSRP € 3.610 / CHF 3.250 – Delivery: 2024
RhB Passenger Car Type “Mitteleinstiegwagen” “Leichte Bauart” – MSRP TBA – Delivery: 2025
RhB Passenger Car Type “Mitteleinstiegwagen” “Fliegender Rätier” – MSRP TBA – Delivery: 2025
Source: Kiss Modellbahnen Schweiz (external link) [DE]
Pola G announced their 1:22,5 scale new items for 2023.
Link: Pola G New Items / Neuheiten 2023
Image Source: Faller