09.05.2022 "30 years of PIKO Spielwaren GmbH"

In 2022, PIKO Spielwaren GmbH celebrates a special anniversary. On 01 May 2022, it will be exactly 30 years since company boss Dr. René F. Wilfer and his wife, Ortrun D. Wilfer, entered their company in the Sonneberg district of Oberlind as owners for the first time. On that day three decades ago, the company was still far from being one of the most important manufacturers of model railways in the world.

Time to look back over our shoulder and review the developments of the past years.

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29.04.2022 PIKO Anniversary "30 years of PIKO Spielwaren GmbH"

PIKO trains have been manufactured in Sonneberg, Thuringia, for 70 years. Almost exactly 30 years ago, Ortrun D. Wilfer and Dr. René F. Wilfer saved the former GDR company from its final demise. Today, PIKO is on a solid footing and plays a leading technological role in the model railway industry.

Written by Peter Pernsteiner, Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) and freelance journalist

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06.04.2022 Further novelty announcement for 2022: H0 Expert ICR cars of the NS

The H0 Expert ICR coaches will be released at the end of the year! The wagons formed the backbone of the Dutch passenger traffic and were also used as far as Cologne in the Era IV version which appeares first.

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