01.07.2024 Press release: Summer tour of the Thuringian Minister President - Bodo Ramelow visits PIKO in Sonneberg

About a week after the 13th "Open Day" at PIKO (22.06.2024), which was celebrated under the sign of the 75th anniversary of PIKO, the next special event was already on the agenda at PIKO on 01 July: The long-established company had the great honour of welcoming Thuringia's Minister President Bodo Ramelow. PIKO Spielwaren GmbH in Sonneberg is one of a total of 40 stops visited by the Minister President between 24 June and 5 July as part of his annual summer tour.

Mr Ramelow was accompanied on this visit by staff from the Thuringian State Chancellery, members of the Thuringian State Parliament and political officials and dignitaries from the Sonneberg region.

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18.06.2024 Press conference: 13th "Open Day" at PIKO in Sonneberg

On Saturday, 22 June 2024, PIKO celebrates the 13th "Open Day". As with previous events, thousands of guests are once again expected to attend this special event at the company headquarters in Sonneberg, especially as this year's event is dedicated to PIKO's 75th anniversary.

On Tuesday, 18 June 2024, Dr René F. Wilfer, Managing Partner of PIKO Spielwaren GmbH, invited to a press conference.

Before looking ahead to the upcoming "Open Day", Dr René F. Wilfer and PIKO Sales Manager Jens Beyer took a look at PIKO's business development in the first half of 2024. Another key item on the agenda was the highlights of PIKO's anniversary year.

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06.06.2024 H0 Expert Vectron dual-power locomotive ‘Dual Mode’ BR 249 51160ff

Electric shunting locomotive without overhead line, the BR 249 from PIKO


51160 dual-power locomotive BR 249 DB AG VI 199,00 €
51162 Sound- dual-power locomotive BR 249 DB AG VI, incl. PSD XP Sound 309,00 €  
51163 ~Sound- dual-power locomotive BR 249 DB AG VI AC version, incl. PSD XP Sound 309,00 €

The highlights of the PIKO model summarised in bullet points:

  • Completely new design
  • Open view into the engine room
  • Elaborately designed and prototypical roof section
  • Excellent driving characteristics with high tractive force
  • Excellent model quality
  • Filigree etched parts

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