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This train roster presents all trains (engines, railcars and cars) that have been either reviewed or mentioned in the blog.
Many of these article are about digitising the models (adding DCC decoders, sounds…). Feel free to browse.

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Minitrix Köf II updated with DH06A decoder

Minitrix Köf II updated with DH06A decoder

A small upgrade for the Minitrix Köf II, one of the smallest N scale engines. Bad engine, bad! Minitrix had released several digital versions of the cute little Köf II shunting locomotive. There were also DC versions as well. I have 2 models, old and new Deutsche Bahn...

Minitrix ICE 3 converted with sound, 6 decoders

Minitrix ICE 3 converted with sound, 6 decoders

Yes, I outdid myself. 6 decoders for this old ICE 3 model, including sound of course! Fun with gadgets... Yes, my layout is still in construction. It hasn't moved in months in facts, I am having fun with converting my trains instead. This particular Minitrix ICE 3 was...

Brawa Ludmilla with Next18 and sound

Brawa Ludmilla with Next18 and sound

The N-Scale BR232 "Ludmilla" from Brawa (61004) dates back from 2008. Time for an update... Old lady, old model This diesel engine, nicknamed "Ludmilla" is pretty popular in Germany. Nearly all N-scale model train manufacturers have had a go at it. Arnold has just...

Hobbytrain Rottenkraftwagen KLV 53 converted (sound, Next18)

Hobbytrain Rottenkraftwagen KLV 53 converted (sound, Next18)

The Rottenkraftwagen KLV 53 is a funny little track work engine. As any other train in N scale,  it's even better with sound! The model The "Rottenkraftwagen" is a small service locomotive. Hobbytrain has released numerous versions in N-Scale, always with an...

Mehano Vossloh G2000: Next18 conversion

Mehano Vossloh G2000: Next18 conversion

The Mehano Vossloh G2000 looks good. Period. Did I mention it was black? Why make things easy? In a recent article, I mentionned why I thought the Next18 interface was the best choice for future N scale model. I have converted many models to DCC, sometimes soldering...

Kato N Flying Hamburger (DCC sound, light & Next18)

Kato N Flying Hamburger (DCC sound, light & Next18)

The Flying Hamburger is an iconic train, but the Kato model needed a little upgrade, check out the video! The first high speed train One could argue the Flying Hamburger between Berlin and Hamburg was one of the first high speed trains. This little DMU from the 1930s...

Fleischmann V100: full DCC overhaul with DH05C decoder

Fleischmann V100: full DCC overhaul with DH05C decoder

The Fleischmann V100 is a classic. In fact, my model is about 12-15 years old. It was time to improve it. Functions, functions, functions Despite its age, this model has a solid construction. I had it converted to DCC, about 10 years ago. It was time to change...

Hobbytrain Siemens Vectron with sound

Hobbytrain Siemens Vectron with sound

The Hobbytrain Siemens Vectron Europa (Hobbytrain 2962) looks good, and now it sounds good. The model The Hobbytrain N scale version is nice. Quinntopia has a great video review of the SNCB version, which seems technically identical: [sc name="youtube"...

Track cleaning cars: LUX Modellbau vs. Tomix

Track cleaning cars: LUX Modellbau vs. Tomix

LUX Modellbau vs. Tomix: which is the best N-Scale cleaning car around? That eternal problem... When you don't run trains for a while, or if you run them often, the track gets dirty. Several measures may help: Manual cleaning Tedious, and dangerous for the landscape...

Arnold locomotive with smoke generator

Arnold locomotive with smoke generator

I haven't had much model train time lately, here is quick update to show I haven't forgotten the blog. Steam, as it should be As you know, I am more a fan of modern trains. I had this old Arnold locomotive, bought when I was a kid. It was my only locomotive with an...

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