06.11.2019 Press release for the Roll Out of the PIKO garden railway Class 50 steam locomotive

On November 6th, 2019, the ceremonial roll-out of the PIKO G scale Class 50 steam locomotive took place on the grounds of the German Steam Locomotive Museum in Neuenmarkt.

After the successful roll-out of the "Mountain Queen" of the Class 95 last year in Neuenmarkt, the Sonneberg model railway manufacturer PIKO once again used the location in Northern Bavaria for the presentation of a new locomotive model of the garden railway gauge. Together with its "big sister", the original locomotive 50 3690, the PIKO model of the Class 50 was presented for the first time to the attending media representatives and specialist retailers from the region.

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10.10.2019 G-Scale steam locomotive Class 50.35 #37240 / #37241

Steam locomotive Class 50.35 – The allround loco of the German Reichsbahn new by PIKO

37240 G-Scale steam loco Class 50.35 DR era IV Rrp 1.199,99 €    
37241 G-Scale steam loco/w. sound Class 50.35 DR era IV Rrp 1.350,00 €              

The features of the PIKO model:

  • Freestanding, individually fitted boiler pipes
  • Four ball-bearing drive axles
  • Two strong 7-pole Bühler motors
  • Ex works with steam generator
  • Driver’s cabin light
  • Fire box with flickering light
  • Current collection via five stainless steel wheel sets by means of wheel contacts and tender wheel sets
  • Elaborate chassis construction, so that the R1 can also be driven through

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10.10.2019 H0 Expert electric locomotive BR 181.2 #51340

Electric locomotive Class 181.2 of the German Bundesbahn – The striking cross-border commuter by PIKO

51340 Electric locomotive181.2 DB Ep. IV MSRP 179,99 €    
51341 ~Electric locomotive 181.2 DB Ep. IV MSRP 219,99 €     
51342 Electric locomotive/Sound 181.2 DB Ep. IV MSRP 269,99 €        
51343 ~Electric locomotive/Sound 181.2 DB Ep. IV MSRP 279,99 €         

The advantages of the PIKO model:

  • Completely new construction
  • Detailed roof design
  • Indirect pantograph mounting (without visible screw connection)
  • Driver’s cabin and driver’s desk light
  • Striking engine room replication
  • AC versions factory-fitted with mfx-capable PluX22 decoders
  • Excellent price-performance ratio

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