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Latest news and updates at Gebrauchtemodellbahn

25.10.2022 - new shop category - Für Bastler

After numerous talks and internal discussions, we have decided to offer you models with defects/non-functioning in the "For hobbyists" category with immediate effect.
At the beginning of our article description you will always find information about the defect we have identified or which parts are missing / broken off.
Please look under "Specification" which track width is the respective model.

21.05.2022 - All clear after tornado

Due to some inquiries. We and our environment are fine!

Unfortunately, our office building was in the path of yesterday's tornado. Fortunately, our office and warehouse remained undamaged.

Only our Bulli was buried by the roof of the neighboring building.

On Monday we will be back in action as usual.

Many thanks at this point to the emergency services, the many craftsmen and hard-working hands.

08.04.2022 - Shopupdate

We are happy to present ourselves from today in a slightly different look. Our shop finally got its needed update. This primarily concerns the security of our systems and the adaptation to the latest software versions.

At the same time, we have also changed our design. In the next few weeks, further steps and improvements in navigation will be made.

In the meantime, please check with us for possible "construction sites".

We look forward to your feedback and try to implement suggestions.


01.04.2022 - Welcome to the team

We are very happy to welcome Mirja Behlau to our team from today.


20.12.2021 - Christmas / New Year

We go into the last days of the year with gratitude for your trust. An eventful year is slowly coming to an end, many emotions accompanied us and certainly you too.

We wish you and your families a relaxing and reflective Christmas day. Have a happy new year 2022 and stay healthy.

Best regards

Heiko, Carmen, Ludger and Mirja

24.04.2021 - ESU - Digitaldecoder / Steuerung

Due to numerous customer inquiries in the past time, we have decided to expand our range with ESU digital decoders, the LokProgrammer and the central ECoS. So from now on you have the possibility to find your models in our offer to upgrade with a high quality decoder.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

30.12.2020 - Modellbahnbüdchen - Business continuation

We would like to inform you that the Modellbahnbüdchen GbR will be dissolved on December 31, 2020 and Heiko Plangemann will continue to operate as a sole proprietorship "Gebrauchtemodellbahn" from January 1, 2021. Willi Schwickardi will take his well-deserved retirement at the turn of the year.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers for their trust. Some of you have been with us since the beginning, many for several years. We have received a lot of feedback, which we have always read / heard with gratitude and a certain humility. This has encouraged us to continue offering high-quality models at attractive prices. Thanks to your feedback in particular, we have repeatedly made minor changes and improvements. Thanks a lot for this!

We would like to thank you for the hundreds of acquisitions of collections or facilities. We got to know a lot of interesting people and had exciting conversations. Here, too, we are particularly pleased about the numerous contacts with whom we have been working again and again for years. We have always understood the Modellbahnbüdchen as a team and we appreciate them too. Thank you Sophie, Ekaterini (Katta), Carmen and Ludger for your commitment and your ideas! The last few years have also been accompanied and carried through the support of our families. Special thanks for that!

Even if the company name and legal form change, it should continue unchanged from 2021. The team stays together and we can be reached at the same point via the known communication channels.

We look forward to you!

Best regards your


20.12.2020 - Christmas / New Year

The year 2020 showed us that we can influence a lot ourselves, but our actions can also have consequences for others. Sticking together and taking responsibility for others is more important than ever in these times.

Thank you very much for your trust and understanding, but also for the many good discussions.

We wish you and your families a wonderful and peaceful Christmas season. Have a good time in the new year 2021.

Kind regards and stay healthy


19.12.2020 - International Shipping

Due to the high parcel volumes and restrictions due to the Covid-19 measures, there are always changes in the assumptions and times for international shipping.

Please be patient if your package is on its way a few days longer than usual.

We check every day in which countries there are acceptance stops and restrictions on parcel sizes. We will stop shipping there accordingly.

Best regards


08.12.2020 - Shipping times and possible restrictions

Due to the greatly increased parcel volumes (Christmas and restrictions due to Covid-19), there may be delays in deliveries at the moment.

We continue to ship daily from Monday to Friday and every payment received by 12:00 p.m. is sent on the same day.

Unfortunately, there are currently restrictions in the following countries:

- France: Shipping is currently no longer possible
- Italy, Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Great Britain: Here only shipments up to the dimensions 40 x 40 x 40 cm are possible
- Austria: There are longer shipping times here

If packages are sent back to us, we will of course store the models you have ordered for you.


20.03.2020 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We sincerely wish you all, come safely through this sad and difficult time!

We are happy to continue to be available for you as usual. If there is a restriction with us, we will inform you immediately.

Stay healthy!

Best regards


20.12.2019 - Weihnachten / Jahreswechel

We would like to thank you for your confidence in 2019! We were able to have many exciting discussions with you again, exchange nice words via e-mail and get to know likable people during our takeovers.

We wish you and your families a nice and peaceful Christmas. Come on well in a healthy year 2020.

Best regards