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16.08.2022 H0 Expert steam locomotive class 93.0 DB III #50650

The Prussian T14 The hot steam freight locomotive of the class 93 as H0 model from PIKO

50650 Steam locomotive class 93.0 DB III UVP 340,00 €
50651 ~Steam locomotive class 93.0 DB III UVP 390,00 €
50652 Steam locomotive / Sound class 93.0 DB III UVP 450,00 €
50653 ~Steam locomotive / Sound class 93.0 DB III UVP 450,00 €

The advantages of the models in key points

  •     Completely new construction
  •     Free-standing pipes, extra bell, whistle, handrails
  •     Finest spoked wheels and filigree coupling rods
  •     In the sound version equipped with smoke insert
  •     Detailed reproduction of the lubrication pump drive made of metal
  •     Filigree, free-standing lamps with maintenance-free LEDs
  •     Driver's cab lighting
  •     Sound version with modern PIKO SmartDecoder XP 5.1 S
  •     Excellent price-performance ratio
  •     Engine lighting

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01.07.2022 Idee+Spiel dealers at PIKO in Sonneberg

On 1 and 2 July, the Idee+Spiel toy trade association held its annual conference in Bayreuth.

As part of the programme of this event, there was an opportunity to visit the PIKO factory in Sonneberg on Friday morning.

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30.06.2022 Extended processing times in the repair department

Dear PIKO customer.

Due to personnel bottlenecks in the repair department, among other things due to a high level of sick leave, but also due to problems with the procurement of electronic
Unfortunately, the processing time for complaints is currently more than 12 weeks.

We would like to formally apologise for this.

We will do our utmost to reduce the waiting times to the usual level and to be able to offer you the well-known PIKO service quality again in the future.

The recent recruitment of new staff has already improved the staff situation, and further recruitment is planned. Currently also
Currently, employees from other PIKO departments are helping out in the repair department in order to reduce the backlog as quickly as possible.

Mrs. Müller and the whole team of the PIKO repair department thank you for your understanding.

Kind regards from Sonneberg


21.06.2022 Press release: Impressions of the 12th "Open Day" 2022

PIKO invited to the 12th "Open Day" - and model railway fans worldwide gladly accepted the invitation.

In bright sunshine and summer temperatures, more than 10,500 visitors celebrated this special event together with the PIKO employees.

After the gates had already opened shortly after half past eight due to the large crowd, Dr. René F. Wilfer warmly welcomed the visitors and expressed his joy about the renewed meeting in Sonneberg. 30 years ago, the current owner had bought the premises and production facilities of the former VEB PIKO Sonneberg and saved them from certain demise. This summer, we look back on three decades in which Dr. René F. Wilfer, together with his employees, turned the Sonneberg company into what is now the third largest model railway manufacturer in Europe.

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