New book: LEGO-Eisenbahnwelt (cover image)
In autumn 2022, my second book entitled LEGO®-Eisenbahnwelt: Die 80er Jahre: Modelle – Landschaften – Sets (LEGO® Train World: The 80s: Models – Landscapes – Sets) was published by dpunkt.verlag.
- Further information about this book: LEGO®-Eisenbahnwelt: Die 80er Jahre: Modelle – Landschaften – Sets
Loading the inland vessel
My entry for Brick Train Awards 2022 in the "Best Group or Individual Display" category.
An inland river port with container and bulkload cranes, a chemical plant and old and new buildings in the classic style of the "Grey Era". The small locomotives are driven by mini motors and a Bluetooth hub from circuitcubes.com. The stationary decoupling unit and the mini turntable are powered by old 12 Volt Technic motors which are hidden underneath the platform.
- Go to 12 Volt River Port
Vollert Robot DER 100 „Leonhard Weiss“
As part of the OcTRAINber 2021 "Critters" competition, I have created a remote-controlled LEGO model of the Vollert Robot DER 100 "Leonhard Weiss" robot locomotive.
A building instruction is available for free.
- Go to Vollert Robot DER 100 „Leonhard Weiss“
Roundhouse full view
A huge roundhouse in 12 Volt style with remote controlled turntable
- Go to 12 Volt Roundhouse „Bamberg“
Mallet steam locomotive
The Grey Era celebrates its 40th birthday in 2020! Congratulations to what is probably the coolest LEGO rail system ever.
- Go to 12 Volt trains MOCs
VT 11.5 Trans Europ Express (TEE) as LEGO MOC
The famous diesel multiple unit VT 11.5 Trans Europ Express (TEE) as LEGO train MOC.
- Go to VT 11.5 Trans Europ Express (TEE)
2nd edition of my LEGO train book
The 2nd edition of my book „LEGO® Eisenbahn – Konzepte and Techniken für realistische Modelle“ was published.
- Further information about this book: LEGO® Eisenbahn – Konzepte and Techniken für realistische Modelle
BR 10 steam locomotive in the version of 2016
New version of my favorite BR 10 steam locomotive. The building instruction is available as PDF download.
- Go to BR 10 steam locomotive
Building instruction for my BR 80 steam locomotive
Now available: Building instruction and parts list for my BR 80 steam locomotive as PDF download.
- Go to BR 80 steam locomotive
Deutsche Bahn's Regional-Express | more
A Siemens Vectron electric locomotive and three Bombardier doubledeck carriages make my model of Deutsche Bahn's Regional Express.
- Go to Vectron & Regional-Express
LEGO model of highspeed passenger train ICE 3 "Stuttgart" (BR 403).
- Go to ICE 3
BR 101 & InterCityNight | more
A electric locomotive (BR 101) and some Talgo carriages make the InterCityNight. Unfortunatelly the real train is not in service any more.
- Go to BR 101 & InterCityNight
A classic steam locomotive (BR 10) and five carriages make the Riviera Express.
- Go to Riviera Express
… Namibia's unique railway experience!
- Go to Desert Express
Big Boy & US Freight Train | more
A Big Boy with 4 Power Functions motors and ten freight cars make a typical US-style freight train.
- Go to Big Boy & US Freight Cars
A Big Boy as eyecatching but stand-alone model.
- Go to Union Pacific Big Boy
The famous iron crocodile from Switzerland (Be 6/8) with Power Functions drive.
- Go to Be 6/8 Swiss Crocodile
Steam locomotive (BR 23) with XL drivers from BigBenBricks and Power Functions drive and electric lighting.
- Go to Steam locomotive BR 23
BR 80 with freight cars | more
Small switch-yard steamer (BR 80) with Power Functions drive and electric lighting and some freight cars.
- Go to Steam locomotive BR 80 with freight cars
Old fashioned Stuttgart's tram as it was operating als "Line 15".
- Go to Stuttgart's Tram Line 15
Railcrane with pneumatics and electric winch (9V micromotor). This is my first "MOC" which was built as an "AFOL".
- Go to Railcrane
Which train wheels could I use if I want to build a steam locomotive?
- Go to Train Wheels
Different LEGO train systems | more
Which track and drive systems for LEGO trains were and are still available?
- Go to LEGO Train Systems
Long and smooth Curves – large train track radius built with straight LEGO train track.
- Go to Long Curves