ESU Announces 1 Scale “Einheitswagen EW IV”

Separated from their ‘regular’ 2018 New Item announcements, ESU also announced the type “Einheitswagen EW IV” passenger cars in service of the Swiss railways (e.g. SBB, BLS) in 1:32 scale.

The Einheitswagen will be available in their 1 scale “Pullman” range, in many different liveries and with multiple road numbers. The passenger cars are available in a full length (82,5 cm) and a shortened (76 cm) version.

Link: ESU Large Scale New Items 2018.

ESU Pullman 1 Scale Einheitswagen EW IV

Source: ESU

PIKO G BR 103 at the “Spielwarenmesse” 2018

PIKO showed their 2018 new items at the German “Spielwarenmesse” toy fair in Nuremberg, Germany.

German site “SPUR G NEWS” has some very nice pictures of the 2018 highlight: the iconic German BR 103 electric locomotive. You can also spot the new BR 95 steam engine, as well as the new American GE 25-ton switcher.

Link: SPUR G NEWS – BR 103 Spielwarenmesse 2018.