New large scale products from the June 2016 issue of Garden Railways magazine

New items from LGB and Piko, and more
LGB combine
Piko boxcar

Engines & rolling stock

Märklin, Inc., New Berlin WI, has four new LGB cars lettered for the White Pass & Yukon Railroad. These include a combine (#L36816, illustrated; $169.99), a passenger car (#L36807; $169.99), a baggage car (#L36846; $169.99), and a drover’s caboose with interior lighting and metal wheelsets, two of which have ball bearings for flicker-free power pickup (#L40756; $189.99). Website:

Piko, Lutherstr. 30, 96515 Sonneberg, Germany, has a variety of new products, including this Chicago & Northwestern boxcar (#38873). Website: www.piko-

Triple R Services, 231 Rutland Avenue, Mount Holly NJ 08060, is offering The Morning Express series by GAL Line. This is a collection of R-T-R, 1:32 scale, gauge 1 rail-cars found in 20th-century passenger trains. Included will be a 53' National Car Company milk tank flat car with tanks, a 50' NYC-style express reefer, a 50' REA express reefer, a 50' NYC-style milk car, a 40' PRR X29 express box, a 40' PRR X28 express box, a 60' Rutland milk car #337, a 60' NYC style baggage car, a 70' heavyweight passenger coach, and a 70' heavyweight baggage car. For more information, visit

Electronics & software

Remote Control Systems, PO Box 578, Casino NSW 2470,  Australia, has announced a new 2.4 GHz DSM2 RCS TX-9 handpiece designed for live-steam and battery R/C operation. For live steam, the seven-channel TX-9 can control the Johnson bar and regulator, with three channels available for a quillable whistle, drain cocks, blowers, gas control, etc. For battery R/C, the unit can be used with any low-off or center-off ESCs and can control Kadee servo uncouplers directly from an Rx without any extra parts. Four push-button functions control sound-system triggers. Price: A$159 + A$20 air post shipping. Website:


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