LGB has started delivery of the Swiss Rhaetian Railway “Capricorn” railcar. The EMU is now available as a base model with two units, two different intermediate cars to complete the four unit Capricorn will be delivered by LGB in June.
A first video of the two unit Capricorn has appeared on YouTube:
Source: YouTube – Nico’s Gartenbahn (external link)
Products with MSRP:
- 23100 Electric Multiple Unit, Type ABe 4/16 “Capricorn”, RhB, Era VI – € 1.990,00
- 33100 Intermediate Car, ABe 4/16 “Capricorn” – € 599,00
- 33150 Intermediate Car, ABe 4/16 “Capricorn” – € 599,00
German retailer Bees Modellbahn – in cooperation with Kiss Modellbahnen Deutschland – has announced they will take over the production of the German BR 24, BR 64 and BR 01.5 steam locomotives in 1:32 scale from Spur 01.
Earlier this year, Spur 01 announced they would continue the portfolio of MBW Modellbahnen, but they now state they will only focus on a limited number of projects for 2023 and 2024.
Source: Spur 01 [DE] & Bees Modellbahn
LGB announced their G scale summer new items for 2023.
Link: LGB Summer New Items 2023 / LGB Sommer Neuheiten 2023 [DE]
PIKO is delivering the following G scale products in May 2023:
37252 Steam Locomotive BR 94, DB, Era III (Analog with Smoke) – € 1.100,00
37611 Passenger Car, Type Umbau, “Werkstattwagen”, Yellow, DB AG, Era V – € 220,00
38665 Combine Car, SF #111543 – € 156,00
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