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ESU Delivers RhB Bernina Express Panoramic Cars

Last year, ESU announced the Swiss “Bernina Express” (BEX) panoramica cars in the service of the Rhaetian Railways (RhB) for 1:22,5 scale. They are now shipping the first batch of BEX cars (Era VI liveries), the Era V cars will be shipped after Easter.

The BEX panoramic cars were previously made by Kiss Modellbahnen. ESU acquired them from Kiss, and now sells them in their “Pullman” range with several improvements. MSRP € 399,00.

A list of the available cars from ESU:

  • 36350 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, Api 1303, red, RhB, Era VI
  • 36351 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, Api 1304, red, Era VI
  • 36352 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, Bps 2511, red, Era VI
  • 36353 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, Bp 2521, red, Era VI
  • 36354 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, Bp 2522, red, Era VI
  • 36355 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, Bp 2525, red, Era VI
  • 36356 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, A 1291, red, Era V
  • 36357 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, A 1292, red, Era V
  • 36358 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, B 2501, red, Era V
  • 36359 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, B 2502, red, Era V
  • 36360 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, B 2503, red, Era V
  • 36361 Passenger Car “Panoramawagen” BEX, RhB, B 2505, red, Era V

German shop FGB-Berlin has some pictures of the new models: Image 1 / Image 2 / Image 3.

Source: ESU

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