by Friedhelm Weidelich

A cohesive train appearance as with the prototype is a matter of nerves of steel with four-axle passenger cars on gauge 1. Even the fine motor skills of a surgeon won't get you far. But there are now practicable tools to solve these problems cleverly and to ensure an automatic connection of the cars.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

Dear readers,

When converting to the new software, your user names could be transferred, but unfortunately not your passwords. Please log in (only  one time) with your user name and the password spur1info.

Then "My data" will appear on top. Please enter there a new password twice. Of course, this can also be the password you have used so far. Please make a note of your user name and your new password. Of course, you can also save both in your browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, etc.) under Settings and Privacy or similar terms. Then log out and log in with your new password.

Second option: Enter your username and e-mail address and request a new password.

Third option: Tell me your new or previous password and I will enter it.

Thank you for your understanding and apologies for the inconvenience.

If you don't get along at all, please call me. The phone number is in the imprint.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

As of today, spur1info, the world's only online magazine on gauge 1, is presenting itself in a new look. Publisher Friedhelm Weidelich and web developer Andreas Lochmann from byte-werk have deliberately dispensed with fashionable bombast and huge photos on endless start pages. At its core, spur1info has remained what it has been for almost eight years: elegant, straightforward and user-friendly.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

MiniArt has released a new car kit that fits well to epoch III. And quite by chance we learn why a related Mercedes-Benz looked very similar to a Volkswagen Beetle - or was it the other way round?