NÜREMBERG TOY FAIR -
From a personal perspective, I found the fair more interesting this year. The number of new models (that is, really new models, rather than a new livery or number) is still small, but what they are was better. I stress, though, that this is a personal opinion. It will be a good year for Swiss HO modellers as, at long last, there is to be a model of the SBB Ae 4/7 again, from Piko (the last one was from Liliput in its Vienna days, a very long time ago, then reissued by Herpa during its short-
Also, it seems to be the year of the BLS Ae 6/8. For a number of years, Roco has made the later version of the second series of loco (205 – 208) with a single pantograph, and I have always thought that Roco missed a trick by not expanding the theme. Now, ACME are doing the first series (201 – 204, Breda-
The problems created by the collapse of Modern Gala in China are slowly being resolved. Quite a lot of manufacturers were having their models made by Modern Gala, and there has been a lot of difficulty in retrieval of the moulds. However, it is getting a bit better, it seems, and production is getting back to whatever passes for normal in this hobby of ours.
There is a strange disparity between the manufacturers from different countries. Those from Italy, Germany and Holland seem to be keeping their heads above water, with a reasonable spread of really new models (rather than renumberings or different liveries). Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of the Hornby group, where the number of new models was extremely small across their European ranges (Rivarossi, Arnold, Jouef, Electrotren). Last year, there was a new German steam loco announced in the Rivarossi range; this year it has completely disappeared. The rather short response to what had happened to it was “it's been put back”. New items are also very thin on the ground from Liliput, part of the Bachmann group, a concern which has not been affected by the Modern Gala situation.
All this is something of a generalisation, of course. For instance, in the past, it was not unusual for every new item from Märklin, Trix and LGB to be on display. This year, only about half were. The Roco/Fleischmann stand was, again, very thin on the ground as far as models were concerned, the main occupation being to push the technological gadgetry. The scenery manufacturers are still pretty good at showing every new item, be they buildings, accessories or scenic items. Faller, in particular, stands out as seeming to consider it a matter of pride that every new building in every scale is shown, almost always complete.
The journey to and from Germany was not without interest. On the way out, there was a delay on the high-
By the way, last year I wrote of a German locomotive that survived WWII but had not been made by the trade. I was particularly frustrated by this, as I like the loco and had seen it in action at the end of its lifetime in the early '70's. Well, it's rather like waiting for a bus. Nothing for ages, then two turn up at once! Both Fleischmann and Piko have announced it, the class E52 2'B-
Finally, I must tell you all that this will be the last Nuremberg Toy Fair report from me. There are several reasons for my decision. First, I am not getting any younger and, although dragging a wheeled bag full of paper around is reasonably okay (but NOT on Nuremberg cobbles), lifting it on and off trains is not. Secondly, although a lot of the report is written before I even leave, there is a fair amount of information to be gleaned actually at the Fair. Together with the many photographs I take (just over 350 this year), this means a vast amount of work on my return which, with my other commitments, is becoming difficult to manage. Third, it's becoming more expensive. I have always financed the trip from my own pocket and, even with my retired railwaymans discount, fares have shot up, partly because of the rate of exchange, partly because of DB price increases. Added to this is the cost of accommodation and meals. I have been visiting the Toy Fair since 1972, and think that 40-
As usual, and for the last time, I apologise for anything I have missed, but hope you will appreciate what there is.
There has also been a set of panoramic coaches in a matching livery but, unfortunately, these are all sold out. [Photo 2]
Nm Nm111.1 & Nm-
Both tank wagons are to be released shortly and there is a choice of 8 numbers (8121 – 8128), 2 types of inscriptions (for Uas or Za) and four levels of weathering (none, light, medium, heavy).
N/Nm Y00191 Kit for 2 departure permission signals (non-
N/Nm Y00193 Kit for 4 brake test signals for fitting under station canopy (non-
N/Nm Y00195 Kit for 2 departure permission signals (non-
N/Nm Y00196 Emergency signal 'L' kit for mounting on signal mast (non-
HO 52402 SBB 1st class Eurofima type Z coach in EC livery of 2-
HO 52418 Support coach for Ralpin 'Rolling Road' lorry services. Black/white/lime green livery.
HO 60522 Crossrail E186.903 in white livery with red/black logo. DC analog operation with 21-
HO 65522 As 60522 but for AC operation with decoder ready-
HO 60524 SBB Cargo 484. DC analog operation with 21-
HO 65524 As 60524 but for AC operation with decoder ready-
HO 60525 Railpool/BLS Cargo 186.108 in Railpool livery of light grey with a vertical blue band at the right-
HO 65525 As 60525 but for AC operation with decoder ready-
HO 60461 Pre-
HO 65461 As 60461 but for AC operation with decoder ready-
HO 69461 As 60461 but for DC digital operation with a sound decoder ready-
HO 60530 Breda-
HO 69530 As 60530 but for DC digital operation with a sound decoder ready-
HO 60531 Breda-
HO 65531 As 60531 but for AC operation with decoder ready-
HO 69531 As 60531 but for DC digital operation with a sound decoder ready-
The model below (all 3 versions) is made exclusively for KML in Switzerland.
HO 90119 487.001 in 'Swiss Railtraffic' livery of white/yellow/black/grey. DC analog operation with 21-
HO 90119S As 90119 but for DC digital operation with a sound decoder ready-
HO 90119ACS As 90119 but for AC operation with a decoder ready-
Nothing new for Switzerland in the 2017 catalogue, but there was a new model displayed.
HOm “Oberländer Güterzug”
A photograph of a freight to Ilanz, taken in July 2016, is the basis for several renumbered models.
Reruns of existing models, but with new running numbers.
BLACKSTAR (N, HO)
N FX1110 BLS Ae 6/8, first series built by Breda. The model looks to be quite advanced, but is shown as being available only in Italy. [Photo 26]
No new models announced, but a couple of those that were new last year were shown.
HO 54.100 Bogie container wagon with 'Bertschi' containers. [Photo 27]
HO 92.101 Bulk silo wagon. [Photo 28]
Nothing Swiss in O scale.
HO 42872 Former DB V100 diesel as Am847 of 'Sersa'. Loco finished in usual 'Sersa' livery of off-
HO 42873 As 42872, but for AC analog. (Q2/17)
HO 42874 As 42872, but for DCC digital+. (Q2/17)
HO 42875 As 42874, but for AC digital+. (Q2/17)
HO 43994 TRAXX BR 186 in livery of BLS Cargo with 'Alpinist' decoration. DC Analog. Era VI. (Q3/17)
HO 43996 As 43994, but for DC analog+ (tail & cab lights switchable). (Q3/17)
HO 43997 As 43996, but for AC. (Q3/17)
HO 43998 As 43994, but for DCC digital+ with sound. (Q3/17)
HO 43999 As 43998, but for AC. (Q3/17)
HO 45058 Reissue of American-
HO 45059 Reissue of American-
HO 45060 Reissue of American-
HO 47835 K2 2-
HO 47844 2-
HO 47848 SBB Ks 2-
HO 47849 SBB Ks 2-
HO 48763 SBB bogie tank wagon, type Zas. Yellow with a vertical white stripe around the tank at the centreline. Era VI. (Q2/17)
HO 48764 As 48763 but different running number. (Q2/17)
N 67246 SBB bogie tank wagon, type Zas. Yellow with a vertical white stripe around the tank at the centreline. Era VI. (Q2/17) [Photo 36]
N 67247 As 67246 but different running number. (Q2/17) [Photo 37]
The theme from Busch this year is very much a religious one. Although not specifically Swiss, they reminded me of several Swiss locations, notably in Airolo and Ausserberg. As well as the items listed, there are other similarly-
HO 1092 Set of 3 family graves of different designs. [Photo 42]
HO 1093 Set of 2 structures for urns. [Photo 42]
HO 1094 Soldiers cemetery with war memorial.
HO 1096 Set of 3 different stone crosses. [Photo 43]
HO 1098 Set of 4 roadside religious symbols.
HO 1566 Cemetery chapel in modern style. [Photo 44]
HO 1567 Mausoleum.
HO 7798 Set of 8 coffins in various shades. [Photo 45]
The Feldbahn range has a new steam loco, based on the museum loco 'Dimitrias', built by Decauville and now in the Feldbahn museum in Frankfurt. Seeing this in the Busch brochure, I asked the friend with whom we stay for a few days after the Toy Fair why he had never taken me there, as he lives not too far away. We rectified that omission over the weekend, so I saw the prototype of the Busch model. It is a little different, as the Busch mechanism does not allow complete accuracy, but it's close. Instead of trying to call the model 'Dimitrias' (which is in Greek script on the real thing), Busch have appropriately named their loco 'Frankfurt'.
HOf 12141 Decauville steam loco 'Frankfurt'.
6223 Erlebnisbahnen Jungfrau Region (Photographic tour of the railways and cableways of the Jungfrau region) Available June 2017. €24,80
HO 31099 SBB Cargo BR 245 diesel. Mainly blue livery with red ends, 'Cargo' in the centre bottom of each side with the Swiss logo and 'SBB CFF FFS Cargo' at the right bottom of each side. The model is highly-
N/HOm 222596 Kit to build the Landwasser viaduct, comprising 2 bridge elements, each of 45° (can be shortened to 30°) and with a radius of 193mm, a set of pillers with a height of 38mm, 2 stone end sections and 2 tunnel mouths. Delivery 06/17. €24,99 [Photo 49, Photo 50]
N/HOm 222597 Viaduct set 'Val Tuoi', comprising a large central arch with approach spans and end pieces. The original is near Guarda and spans the La Clozza stream. Delivery 04/17. €29,99 [Photo 50]
Last year, Faller produced that superb monastery in HO. This year, to keep it company, there is a different monastery in N scale: N 232399 'Blaubeuren' monastery, based on the former Benedictine monastery built in the 15th century in Blaubeuren, Württemberg. Delivery 11/17. €199,99 [Photo 53]
HO 130553 Large Alpine farm with 2 floors. Lower storey is of rendered masonry with digitally-
Not Swiss, but close by: HO 130902 'Lindau' old town hall. Re-
These buildings are included as the buildings may be suitable for a Swiss layout.
HO 130539 Black Forest house. Delivery 6/17. €44,99 [Photo 59]
HO 191715 Converted farm to a restaurant/seasonal wine tavern. [Photo 62]
Also not specifically Swiss, but included as Noch are making the same thing, and you often see them jumping off Swiss mountains! (As an aside, I think the Faller model is the better of the two.) HO 180340 Paraglider. Delivery 06/17. €19,99 [Photo 63]
As there are not that many buildings available for Z gauge, these are included. Z 282708 'Durlesbach' station building. [Photo 64]
Z 282782 Town corner house. [Photo 65]
(No Swiss models this year in HO.)
N 731315 SBB 460.029 in 'Chiquita' livery. Era VI. DC. €174,00
N 731395 As above with DCC sound. €254,00
N 737211 SBB Ae 6/6 “Canton” loco. Era III. DC. €189,00
N 737291 As above with DCC sound. €269,00
N 737212 SBB Ae 6/6 “Städtelok”. Era IV/V. DC. €189,00
N 737292 As above with DCC sound. €269,00
N 738874 SBBC Re 482. Era VI. DCC sound. €244,00
N 738902 “Swiss Rail Traffic” Re 487 (yellow/white/black). Era VI. DC. €174,00
N 738972 As above with DCC sound. €254,00
N 813003 SBB bogie luggage van. Era III. €34,90
N 813803 SBB Bogie coach 1st/2nd. Era III. €34,90
N 813906 SBB bogie coach 2nd. Era III. €34,90
N 813907 As above but different running number.
N 837303 DB Cargo 2-
N 841009 Set of 2 x 2-
N 841011 2-
N 845703 SBB 2-
N 848014 SBB bogie tank wagon “Mitrag”. Chrome tank. Era VI. €29,90
N 931485 Digital start set with SBBC 203 diesel loco & 3 2-
N 931701 Analogue start set with SBB Em 4/4 diesel & 3 x 2-
This is the second year of the usual 2-
A 'Tigerli' is a 'Tigerli', right? Wrong! Just look at the variations.
Again, did not attend the Toy Fair. Their website shows no new items.
Heris has announced the introduction of models from the former 'RailTop' line. The first models to be introduced will be the German sleeping car, but also shown was an example of the SBB open-
Om 20372 RhB 1:7 LH point. 1750mm radius. 3mm rail profile. Era V. Ready-
Om 20373 As 20372 but RH point.
Om 20374 RhB 1:7,5 LH point. 1750mm radius. 3mm rail profile. Era II/III. Ready-
Om 20375 As 20374 but RH point.
Om 20376 As 20374 but as kit of parts. €179,00
Om 20377 As 20375 but as kit of parts. €179,00
Om 150.3803 As 150.3801 but for curved track.
Om 150.3804 As 150.3801 but without power cable insulators. €75,00
All masts can be numbered at additional cost of €3,90 for each mast.
All masts can have a sign plate added (e.g. for a whistle sign) at additional cost of €4,90 for each mast.
HOm (not given) RhB stand with 2 brooms and a pick for winter use, and a post for marking the position of point motors. €39,80 [Photo 85]
HOm (not given) RhB shunt signal to exact scale, with warm white LEDs. No price given. [Photo 85]
N H2923 MRCE/SBB class 189.115 with 'Alpäzähmer' decoration. Era VI. €149,90
N H2923S As H2923 but with digital sound.. €234,90
N H2979 BLS Re 475.404 in BLS Cargo livery with 'Alpinisten' decoration. Era VI. €154,90
N H2979S As H2979 but with digital sound. €239,90
N H3020 SBB Re 4/4II 1st series with single pantograph. Green livery. Round buffers and headlights. NEM662 digital interface. Swiss-
N H3021 As H3020 but in red livery. €179,90
N H3022 As H3020 but in Orange/grey 'Swiss Express' livery. This model has the correct extended buffer beam. €179,90
N H10182S As H10182 but with digital sound. €349,90
N H23454 SBB bogie van Habils with 'Migros/Aproz' advertising. Era IV. €44,90
N H23460 Set of 2x bogie sliding-
N H23467 Set of 2x SBB Tagnppss bogie silo wagons for sugar transport. One vehicle with 'Schweizer Zucker' advertising. Era V/VI. €89,90
N H23468 Set of 2x SBB Tagnppss bogie silo wagons for cocoa transport. Era V/VI. €89,90
N K137117 SBB Re 460 in yellow/blue 'Chiquita' advertising livery.
N K137118 SBB Re 460 in white 'Mondaine' advertising livery.
N K137119 SBB Re 460 in multi-
N K137120 SBB Re 460 with 'TGV/Lyria' advertising livery.
N K137121 BLS Re 465.018 in black/gold 'Flash Fire' livery.
N K137122 BLS Re 465.017 in white/pink 'Pink Panther' livery.
None of these 6 models have either release or price details.
7074043 RhB Ge 4/4III 642 with decoration for 100 years Albula & Ruinaulta. €199,99
7074044 Set of 4 RhB EW-
7074045 Additional set of 4 coaches and a box for storing 8 coaches. Coaches numbered A1241, B2357, B2292 & A1223. €114,99
7074888 Interior LED lighting set for 6 coaches. €59,99
70748898 Interior LED lighting set for 1 coach. €11,99
All items scheduled for release in the second half of 2017.
Also announced for 2018 is the RhB Ge 4/4II , but no price yet.
N 37050 Emmental farm with interior illumination.
HO 38011 Mountain house with illumination.
A couple of very modern kits that could be of use.
HO 39007 Modern bus stop with illuminated shelter. [Photo 93]
HO 39250 Modern warehouse. [Photo 94]
TT 32330 BLS 485 in 'Alpinisten' livery. €139,90
TT 32332 BLS 485 in 'Connecting Europe' livery. €139,90
20273 RhB 1'Ct steam locomotive LD1 “RHÆTIA” in original condition. 1-
22225 RhB ABe 8/12 'Allegra' multiple unit 3513. 2-
23461 SchB (Schöllenenbahn) HGe 2/2 1 in original grey/cream livery with black dividing stripe. Fitted with digital sound decoder. Sound also works on analog power. #
28441 RhB Ge 4/4 II 629 in advertising livery for the new Albula tunnel. # [Photo 96]
29272 DFB set with steam loco 5 (Ct) fitted with digital decoder with sound, 2 x 2-
30676 RhB 2nd class express coach in current livery. [Photo 97]
31679 RhB 1st / 2nd class express coach in current livery.
32523 RhB 2nd class bogie coach in green/cream livery. Different running number to existing 32522. [Photo 98]
3353 RhB bogie open wagon converted to open sightseeing vehicle B2112 with a 4-
33520 RhB Salon coach As1161 in current blue/cream livery, lettered 'Alpine Classic Pullman Express'.
33551 RhB 2nd class 2-
34555 RhB 2-
36642 SchB set of 2 x 1st / 2nd class coaches in original livery. #
40881 RhB 2-
41841 RhB 2-
45255 RhB 2-
45923 LGB Club model 2017. RhB bogie stake wagon Sp-
46695 RhB bogie ballast hopper Xas 8741. Current Era VI livery of light grey with white panel.
46892 RhB 2-
47832 RhB bogie tank wagon Za 8130 “Conrad-
Nothing new for Switzerland. In fact, nothing new at all, and the recently-
The real surprise here is the release, after about 7 years of waiting, of the era II/III Interfrigo refrigerated vans registered in Switzerland.
This Spanish manufacturer has not featured before, but this year they do by virtue of a couple of Swiss models in both scales.
N 81853 SBB 2-
N 86510 SBB Cargo 2-
N 86511 As above, but different running number.
N 86512 As above, but different running number and weathered.
HO 87510 SBB Cargo 2-
HO 87511 As above, but different running number.
HO 87512 As above, but different running number and weathered.
HO 81803 SBB 2-
Z 88195 SBB Cargo International ES 64 F4 (class 189) in black MRCE livery with SBB CI inscriptions.
HO 36333 SBB Ee 3/3 16356 as running in 1950. Telex coupling. Light functions switchable.
HO 36631 Railpool class 187 with BLS Cargo “Alpinisti” decoration. Fitted with digital decoder. Loco lighting has a number of different configurations, digitally switchable. Sound functions include the “last mile” diesel engine.
HO 37514 SBB Ae 3/6II 10443 in green. Era II. Re-
HO 37595 SBB Ae 8/14 11801 in dark green as running after 1964. Digital with sound. End lights switched between 3 x white at the front and a single light at the rear which can be switched to be red or white, depending on whether the loco is light engine or working a train. Cab lighting, separately switchable. Both pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally. # [Photo 119]
HO 39460 SBB Re 460.034 “Aare”. Model now fitted with a central motor and sound. Newly-
HO 42386 Set of 3 passenger bogie coaches. C4 3rd class, BC4 2nd / 3rd class, F4 luggage. Era II. # [Photo 121]
HO 43612 “Ralpin AG” ex-
HO 46332 Set of 3 x “Weiacher Kies” Falls bogie hopper wagons in new livery of Bauxite with green/yellow upper stripes. Different wagon numbers.
HO 46912 Set of 6 x SBB Fas bogie open wagons with Y25 bogies. Different wagon numbers. # [Photo 122]
HO 47061 AAE bogie sheeted bogie van with Y25 bogies, leased to SBBC. #
HO 47096 Set of 2 x SBBC Sgnss bogie container wagons loaded with 4 x “Cargo Domizil” containers. [Photo 123]
HO 48059 Set of 3 x bogie sliding side wagons in PTT livery, with different inscriptions. #
I 58789 Set of 2 x SBB wagons. Bogie telescoping hood wagon (for steel coil transport), 2-
NOCH (N, TT, HO)
There is nothing specifically Swiss in any scale, although several items would be appropriate for a Swiss layout.
HO 15827 Set of 6 skiers. Available now. €10,99 [Photo 124]
HO 15886 Paraglider. Available now. €9,99 [Photo 125]
There are several bridges specifically designated for HOe/HOm, one of which is very Swiss in appearance. The material is a hard foam with a realistic stone finish. [Photo 126]
58671 Rhône Viaduct. Available 10/2071. €44,99 [Photo 127]
HO 09228 Rock debris, small (1 – 2mm). €2,49 [Photo 130]
HO 09230 Rock debris, medium (2 – 5mm). €2,49 [Photo 130]
HO 09232 Rock debris, large (6 – 16mm). €2,49 [Photo 130]
One of the laser cut building kits, for a small hotel, reminded me very much of the old Hotel Du Lac at Därligen (which featured in the BBC film of the Le Carré story 'Smiley's People').
N 63407 Romantik-
HO 66407 Romantik-
Following on from what Noch has done before, they are introducing a “Mega-
Also useful for modellers in Z scale are a series of figures for this scale and sets of cows in 3 colours. All sets are priced at €8,49 and all have 6 figures/animals. Available 3/2017.
HO 51780 SBB Ae 4/7. Era III. Delivery shown for Q3/2017. €279,99
HO 51781 As above for AC with Plux22 decoder. Q3/2017. €309,99
HO 54773 Articulated pocket wagon loaded with 2 x 'Schöni' lorry trailers. Era VI. Q3/2017. €89,99
HO 59964 BLS Cargo Re 486 in 'Alpinisti' livery. Era VI. Q4/2017. €124,99
HO 59864 As above for AC. Q4/2017. €144,99
New items in both Nm and N scales:
Nm 9100 RhB bogie stake wagon Sp-
Nm 9101 As 9100 but with solid end boards. [Photo 134]
N 6021 Italian Z1 baggage coach in 'Cisalpino' livery.
N 6080 SBB Salon coach for special services.
N 6801 Italian Gran Confort restaurant car with door at one end only, in 'Cisalpino' livery.
HO 97013 Set of 3 SBB coaches for the Euro City service EC53/56 'Rossini' between Schaffhausen and Milan during Era IV/V. Set comprises a WRm restaurant car in Eurofima orange livery with white stripe below the windows and white lettering, a 2nd class Bpm RIC coach in green/white livery with Red/white SBB logo and black lettering, and a 2nd class Bpm UIC Z1 coach in Eurofima orange with white stripe and lettering. [Photo 135]
HO 97014 Supplementary set of 2 coaches for EC53/56. 2nd class FS Eurofima coach, and 1st class SBB Eurofima coach, both in orange livery. [Photo 136]
(Both sets shown above are in partnership with L.S.Models.)
None of the new items are specifically Swiss, although several would not be out of place on a Swiss layout. All of the buildings this year are shown as “Limited re-
IIm 330880 Small goods shed with office in clap-
IIm 330892 Small stone-
IIm 330894 'Rothhausen' halt, modelled on a Bavarian halt on a secondary line. Delivery 05/17. €139,99
IIm 331061 Covered wooden bridge, slightly weather-
I have now confirmed that Pullman is part of ESU, although I find the distribution of models to be a little strange. HO locomotives come under the ESU name, while HO rolling stock and all other models in other scales are Pullman. This year, the IIm range is being expanded with vehicles from the Bernina Express, and these are listed below.
IIm 36350 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach Api 1303, era VI.
IIm 36351 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach Api 1304, era VI. [Photo 141]
IIm 36352 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach Bps 2511, era VI.
IIm 36353 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach Bp 2521, era VI.
IIm 36354 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach Bp 2522, era VI.
IIm 36355 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach Bp 2525, era VI.
IIm 36356 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach A 1291, era V.
IIm 36357 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach A 1292, era V.
IIm 36358 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach B 2501, era V.
IIm 36359 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach B 2502, era V.
IIm 36360 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach B 2503, era V.
IIm 36361 RhB Bernina Express panoramic coach B 2505, era V.
HO 16188 Wietmarscher Ambulance finished for Rettungsdienst Zürich.
HO 51885 Volkswagen T5 finished for Polizei Baselland.
HO 61747 System Strobel RTW finished for KSW Winterthur as emergency vehicle 144.
HO 64927 Mercedes Benz Tourismo coach finished for Post Tschännen Zofingen.
The following model seems to have come out of the blue. I can find no previous reference to it and it does not appear in any of the literature picked up at Nuremberg.
Nothing for Switzerland.
As is usual, almost none of the new models were available for inspection, not even any of last years models. Several of the newly-
HO 72600 SBB Re 6/6 11626 in red livery with 'whiskers'. Era VI. Analog with Plux22 socket. €239,00
HO 72601 As above with digital sound. €319,00
HO 78601 As above for AC with digital sound. €319,00
HO 72656 SBB De 4/4 motor luggage van. Era V/VI (probably an error. Should be IV/V). Red livery Analog with DCC 8-
HO 78656 As above for AC analog. €209,00
HH 73250 SBB 420.275 in red livery. Era VI. Analog with Plux22 socket. €229,00
HO 73251 As above with digital sound. €299,00
HO 79251 As above for AC with digital sound. €299,00
HO 73276 BLS/RailCare Re 465.016 in”Black Pearl” white/brown/black livery. Era VI. Analog with Plux22 socket. €209,00
HO 73277 As above with digital sound. €279,00
HO 79277 As above for AC with digital sound. €279,00
HO 73283 SBB Re 460.029 in cream/yellow “Chiquita” livery. Era IV. Analog with Plux22 socket. €209,00
HO 73284 As above with digital sound. €279,00
HO 79284 As above for AC with digital sound. €279,00
HO 73919 BLS Cargo Re 475. Era VI. Analog. €199,00
HO 73628 MRCE/SBBC International 189. Black livery. Includes 'Gottardo' decals. Era VI. Analog with Plux22 socket. €194,00
HO 76928 As above for AC analog. €234,00
HO 73920 As above with digital sound. €269,00
HO 79920 As above for AC with digital sound. €269,00
HO 44730 SBB 'Seetalbahn' 1st/2nd class coach. Era IV. €36,90
HO 44731 SBB 'Seetalbahn' 2nd class coach. Era IV. €36,90
HO 64850 SBB IC2000 double-
HO 64851 SBB IC2000 double-
HO 64852 As 64851 with different running number. €104,00
HO 64853 SBB IC2000 double-
HO 64854 SBB IC2000 double-
HO 64856 SBB IC2000 double-
HO 66201 SBB Ks van with 3-
'Schenks Vin'. Era IV. €25,90
HO 66202 SBB K2 van with 3-
HO 67402 AAE articulated pocket wagon loaded with 2 x 'Crossrail' swap-
HO 76145 Bogie cement silo wagon Uacns in “Holcim” livery. €92,00
HO 76146 Bogie cement silo wagon Uacns in “Jura Cement” livery. €92,00
HO 76153 Set of 2 x PTT bogie vans. Yellow livery with different inscriptions. Era VI. €62,00
HO 76209 PTT 2-
HO 76417 AAE articulated pocket wagon loaded with 2 x lorry trailers 'Vos Logistics'. Era VI. €94,00 [Photo 144]
HO 76419 AAE articulated pocket wagon loaded with 2 x lorry trailers 'Hangartner'. Era VI. €94,00
HO 76420 AAE articulated pocket wagon loaded with 'Intercargo' insulated lorry trailer & 'Euro Leasing' lorry trailer. Era VI. €94,00
HO 76483 AAE bogie sliding side van. Silver/blue/red livery with 'ChemOil' logo. Era VI. €31,00
HO 76620 AAE bogie container wagon loaded with 2 x swap-
HO 76640 AAE articulated container wagon loaded with 2 x containers 'P&O Ferrymasters' & 'Unit 45' Era VI. €66,00
HO 76750 HUPAC bogie pocket wagon loaded with 'Galliker Healthcare Logistics' insulated container. Era VI. €42.90
HO 76903 SBB bogie open wagon Eaos. Bauxite livery. Era V. €19,90
HO 76914 AAE articulated container wagon loaded with 2 x containers 'Warsteiner'. Era VI. €66,00
HO 76915 AAE articulated container wagon loaded with 4 x 'AXIS' swap-
HO 76916 AAE articulated container wagon loaded with 4 x containers 'Schenker'. Era VI. €66,00
HO 76932 Ermewa bogie container wagon loaded with 3 x 'Hyandai' containers. Era VI. €47,90
HO 76934 SBB bogie container wagon loaded with 2 x 'Fattorini' containers. Era VI. €47,90
TT 01765 Set of 2 SBB cement silo wagons Ucs. Yellow livery. Q2/2017. €66,50 [Photo 145]
TT 14974 SBB-
TT 15683 SBB bogie open wagon Eanos. Q2/2017. €38,50
TT 18118 SBB bogie container wagon SgSS, loaded with 2x 'Textainer' containers. Q1/2017. €37,90
TT 501597 Ex-
HO 76718 SBB bogie open wagon Eanos in pink livery, with tarpaulin. Q1/2017. €41,90
This firm makes trains and trams in N scale, mostly of Japanese prototypes. They also make N scale motorised buses, and one of those shown is a M-
The RhB Ge 4/6 is still shown as a new item, as are the RhB depressed-
N 11141 Digital Start-
N 11638 Set with SBB Re 460.083 in Coop special livery and a pair of Sgns bogie container wagons, each with 2 x Coop insulated containers. Two of the containers have fruit decoration, the other two vegetable decoration. The loco is fitted with a digital sound decoder. [Photo 150, Photo 151]
N 15651 Set of 3 bogie freight wagons, all registered with the SBB. Tank wagon “Millet” (blue with red ends), tank wagon in pale green, Sgns container wagon loaded with 2 x “Vos Logistics” containers.
N 15798 Set of 2 x Hbils 2-
HO 22279 Railpool class 187 with BLS Cargo “Alpinisti” decoration. Fitted with digital decoder. Loco lighting has a number of different configurations, digitally switchable. Sound functions include the “last mile” diesel engine.
HO 22397 SBB Ae 8/14 11801 in dark green as running after 1964. Digital with sound. End lights switched between 3 x white at the front and a single light at the rear which can be switched to be red or white, depending on whether the loco is light engine or working a train. Cab lighting, separately switchable. Both pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally.
HO 22948 SBB Re 460.034 “Aare”. Fitted with digital decoder. Newly-
This firm does not usually feature, as their products are mostly scenic or technical. However, this year they are introducing their long-
HO 1545 Portaloo
5561 Sound module
18181 Hess articulated trolley bus 'TPF Fribourg'. Vehicle #522 on route 2 to Schoenberg.
E&OE John Jesson 13/02/17
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