The Trix LINT 27 (product number 22271) is a cheap entry level model. That means sparse detailing, no sound and headlights only. That should not stop you from getting it though. In this article I describe how you can upgrade the model with all the bells and whistles from the more feature rich Märklin counterpart.
Trix has announced a new adapter track that will help Fleischmann Profi-Track customers continue their hobby using the Trix C-track instead. [More]
The class 152 in the Porsche livery (Trix model 22200) were part of a campaign by Porsche to deliver parts and new cars using the rail network. A long with the class 152, a class 182 "Taurus" got the same livery (Trix model 22911). I got my hands on a defect model and repaired it to run again. This article explains what I did. [More]
On layouts built using the Märklin C-track or the Trix C-track you can use the Märklin turnout decoders to conveniently install a decoder underneath the turnout. This is great if you are often rebuilding your layout or building a temporary layout. With the decoder underneath the turnout you basically get a wireless turnout. Depending on the version of your decoder there are a few things to keep ind mind when setting up a turnout on the CS3. In this article I will show you what to do. [More]