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About model railways in H0


How to set up the new Märklin and Trix C track points

A model trainEarlier this year, Märklin announced new larger curved points for the C track range. The points are made for both Märklin and Trix C track. Unfortunately, there was no drawing that showed how the geometry worked. This spawned a lot of guessing around the Internet. With the new Märklin and Trix catalogue hitting the streets, the guess work is over, because a drawing is now included. [More]

Add A Shorter Coupler To Märklin And Trix Hobby Locomotives

A model train
The locomotives from the cheaper end of the Märklin and Trix product range, also known as "Hobby Locomotives" does not benefit from short coupler guide mechanisms. Instead the locomotives have a cheaper solution making the gap between the buffers a bit unrealistic. This article describes how a spare part, a screwdriver and a few minutes, can greatly reduce the gap between the buffers - and you can enjoy a better looking model. [More]