Approximately one year ago, the Gotthard tunnel was inaugurated. It is one of the longest railway tunnels in the world. Now, the first of 29 high-speed trains has been presented. The single-deck "Giruno" train is up to 400 metres long and offers up to 810 seats for passengers. It is also extremely fast. Reaches speeds of up to 250 kph. As from the end of 2019, you can see the train on the Gotthard line towards Milan.
Here come the winners: However, before that, here comes the solution to the competition question of the Start up Club magazine 2/2017. There has been an accident and a picture of a beautiful locomotive has been cut into pieces. Did you recognize the locomotive? Correct, it was a series 232, also called Ludmilla.
The lucky winner of a Prussian passenger wagon set is:
And the winner of a car from the Märklin Start up Collection are:
NEO RON GEORG
FREDERICK DE RYCK
Have you won too in the Start up Club and would like to see your picture on this page? Just send an E-mail with the keyword "Win" and a picture of you and your win to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here you can see now, when the next model railway exhibitions with Märklin will take place. A visit is always worth it and Märklin will be glad about it.
2017-03-24 – 2017-03-26
International trade fair for model railways, specials & accessories
2017-04-05 - 2017-04-09
The INTERMODELLBAU Dortmund is a trade fair for model building and model sports.
During the INTERMODELLBAU trade fair in Dortmund, more than 20,000 single models are shown in an exhibition area of about 48,000 m². The offer ranges from airplanes and helicopters to steam engines and railways as well as boats and construction site vehicles. Counting seven exhibition halls the INTERMODELLBAU awaits you with over 550 exhibitors, various offerings, breathtaking activities, exciting highlights and the most recent market trends.
The 2016 fair was attended by approx. 82,000 visitors.
Julia is sitting at her grandmother's table. Her grandmother shakes her head disapprovingly and blames her granddaughter: "Julia, how can you talk with a full mouth?" Julia answers: "It is all a matter of practice, grandma."
Dad is putting his son to bed. After a while, the mother opens slightly the door and asks: "Did he finally fall asleep?" The son replies: "Yes, and he is snoring."
Andreas: "Mommy, is the Pacific Ocean really silent?" Mother: "Andreas, why don't you ask something useful?" Andreas: "When did the Dead Sea die?"
In the train compartment: "Do you know the joke of the 3rd train compartment? You don't? Nor do I, I was sitting in the 1st."
On the website in the club section you will find a great number of museums and other partners who will grant you a reduced admission fee if you show your club card at the desk. You will find the partners near you in a special overview. The prices given are of course only for children and students.