TrixBrix presents Double Slip Crossover R104

TrixBrix has launched a new switch combination today for LEGO train professionals. The combination integrates the radius R104 double crossover switch combination with R104 double slip switches. The concept is modular, and can also be applied to the Monster Crossover R104 switch. Using the new options, many new layouts can […]

Signals and Switches

Check out our new video on signals and switches: In the video, we are showing how we automate signals and switches on our layouts. We explain how to set-up signals in Rocrails, and how to set the lights for simple red/green signals, and also for more advanced signals that have […]

Reed sensors: new insights!

Our reed sensors are even more versatile than we expected! Now we managed to trigger our reed sensors for the LEGO train system with the train couplings magnets of the loco and the waggons! Check out the new video: More detailed information can be found on the sensors page. German […]

Trixbrix launches R40 railyard switch

Trixbrix has launched a new switch that LEGO train fans have been waiting for since a long time: the “R40 railyard switch“. This switch is needed to span multiple parallel tracks on limited space. The railyard switch is connected just after the first switch in a railyard using the “R40 […]

First automated LEGO train layout with Rocrail

We recently changed our automation software platform. Instead of nControl, we are now using Rocrail. Rocrail is an open source software from the scale model train world and offers a good variety of features that are useful especially when operating large train layouts. Check out our latest video, in which […]

TrixBrix publishes new Narrow Gauge Tracks

TrixBrix has just launched a tremendous series of narrow gauge tracks. Narrow Gauge tracks for the LEGO train system are two studs narrower than standard gauge tracks. This means, that narrow gauge sleepers are just 6 studs wide (instead of 8 for standard gauge tracks). Curves are available in three […]