Foto: Amtrak

by Friedhelm Weidelich

50 years ago today, Amtrak, the national passenger transportation company, operated its first trains in the United States. Latest news.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

It was founded in 1982 as "Simba Toys" with five employees. The Simba Dickie Group, with 2,950 employees and sales of €715 million, also includes Märklin. On May 1, 2021, Michael Sieber (65) will hand over the management of the joint family business to his son Florian (34), the third generation.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

The epoch IV version of the 232 001 from Märklin differs from the V 320 001 of epoch III. Some photos.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

Fine Models expands the Bavarian freight car program presented a few days ago with two models for early epoch III.