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New Model Shop opens in Gravesend, located at No. 15 The High street. Jim, the owner, is selling a large quantity of German models, a few Austrian models, and, he thinks, a couple of Swiss models for the widow of their original owner. They are all boxed, apparently unused, and are from a number of manufacturers. The German models are of different (but not modern) epochs, and include two versions of the Fliegender Hamburger (possibly Fleischmann). He intends to use this collection as the basis for building up a stock of European models. He admits to not being an expert, especially where things like the German epochs are concerned.

FerroTrain are moving!, read notice for details.

SOMMERSONNENWENDE IN DER WACHAU, Regiobahn Event, 22nd June, 2019.

Message from Harald Süß. On the 18 August 2019 we will celebrate the “130 years Steyrtalbahn” anniversary . As we don´t know how many steam engines will be operable in the summer, we´ll only organise a station festival in Grünburg. Services between Steyr and Grünburg will run as normal.

In Grünburg visitors may expect:

– an exhibition of steam and diesel locos, maintenance vehicles and post car F 8460.
– local rides operated by 3 Kleinwagen (X 610, X 616, X626/VT 95) from Grünburg to Waldneukirchen and back between 10.00 and 17.00.
– a jumble sale of railway books.
– maybe a stand of FerroTrain
– catering service
– train mailing with postmarking in F 8460 on the 17.00 service from Grünburg to Steyr.

Mr. Neumann, from FerroTrain, also told me he plans to produce Kleinwagen X616.901 and X616.903 from the Steyrtalbahn (and others of type X616) in correct livery for the occasion.


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