The Stadtbahn is the main overground east-west railway in the city of Berlin, Germany. This entirely elevated, four track route carries an interesting array of S-Bahn (the Berlin metro), regional and express passenger trains (from Germany and further afield) through the city centre.
By JuergenG – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons
The interesting architecture and variety of trains that use the line would make for some very interesting modules.
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It’s that time of year when all the major manufacturers start releasing the details of the new products they will be bringing to market.
I spend an imaginary fortune looking through all the catalogues thinking about what I’d like to buy but there is one product from Lemke Hobbytrain that I really might have to purchase and that’s the BR 481 of the Berlin S-Bahn.
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The BR 481 is ‘the’ train of the Berlin S-Bahn, the high-frequency transportation system in and around the city of Berlin.
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Happy New Year.
It’s been a while since my last post and I thought I should get on and finish the post I started many months ago about a local model railway society exhibition I attended back in November 2017.
This annual show is organised by Letchworth Model Railway Society and usually has a really interesting mixture of trade stands and layouts in a range of scales, so it’s well worth a visit if you’re in the area.
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