Prototype: Locomotive and cars used in current passenger service. Class 146.1 electric locomotive, B-B wheel arrangement, as well as bi-level passenger cars and bi-level cab control car painted and lettered for the "metronom" Railroad Company Ltd.
|Gauge / Design type||H0 / 1:87|
Model: The locomotive is constructed of metal frame with many integrated details. The locomotive has a digital decoder and a special can motor. 4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights are maintenance-free LED's that change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. 2 bi-level passenger cars and 1 bi-level cab control car. The locomotive and cars come in the current Era V paint scheme for "metronom". The cars have close couplers with guide mechanisms.
Train length 102.9 mm / 40-1/2".
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One-time series in 2006 for the Märklin Exclusiv program.
"Swinging in Time" - "metronom" is the brand name for ten new bi-level trains operated by the metronom Railroad Company Ltd. in Uelzen, Germany. These very modern locomotives and cars can be recognized from a distance by their striking, sophisticated design in the colors of yellow, white, and blue. metronom has linked the cities of Hamburg and Bremen as well as Hamburg and Uelzen since December of 2003 as a regional express train railroad. The train name metronom symbolizes together with the logo of a swinging pendulum the schedule concept of departures on an hourly schedule. Musicians are familiar with a metronome as a beat generator. For that reason the slogan for the metronom trains is "Swinging in Time".