Märklin has released a service update for the Mobile Station 2 (this concerns the Trix Mobile Station 2 as well). The update fixes an issue with the speed regulation that controls the accelleration and deacceleration of locomotives. The issue causes the train to jump in speed when turning the speed up, down or changing direction. [More]
As usual the Trix Club wagon of the year (Trix #24814) is a fine freight wagon from the Royal Bavarian State Railroad (K.Bay.Sts.B). This year it is a beer transport wagon. Read the story about the wagon. [More]
The Trix freight wagon set (Trix #24117) was announced in the New Items catalogue for 2014. The set is a model of two flat bed freight wagons of type Res and a high rail digger. [More]
The set is already very hard to come by, I have no real clue on the reason, but it is sold out at most dealers. This is not normal for Trix new items, so there must be something special about this set. Follow along as I review the set.
For ages European model railway manufacturers have produced shortened versions of the UIC passenger coaches. This often results in discussions on various model railway forums and often the dicussions goes into a religious debate on "what is the most right thing to do". At the end of the day, the right thing is what suits you. But there are some things that you might want to take into consideration before buying true to scale coaches. [More]