In May 2019, our special locomotive will roll on the big rails on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci's death. In cooperation with the Austrian Federal Railways, a class 1216 locomotive with a beautiful design is branded and used in front of railjets in Austria, Germany and Italy.
We would like to call for a photo competition: The large "Leonardo da Vinci"- locomotive will be on the road in Austria and its neighboring countries from May 2019. The three best photos win and the lucky winner photographers receive a model of this extraordinary special locomotive!
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T3 - Well combined!
Combined transport is a special form of intermodal transport where the vast majority of the journey is covered by rail and / or inland waterway vessels and the time for the pre- and on-carriage is kept as short as possible.
Luxury train "Rheingold"
With the introduction of the luxury train "Rheingold" on May 15, 1928, a new era began at the Deutsche Reichsbahn. The "Rheingold" gained its worldwide reputation through its elegant carriages with purple-cream-colored paint and the noble interior.
A touch of the Orient
The myth of the „Orient Express“ began in 1883 in Paris. From the train station „Gare de l‘Est“, the world‘s first luxury train, consisting of couchette, dining and luggage coaches, made its way to Constantinople.
The first highlights are coming ...
The Royal Bavarian State Railway celebrates its 175th anniversary and Roco celebrates with. The first beautiful models come already in the beginning of February! Read more now!