Gauge H0 - Article No. 26603

"Bavarian Freight Train" Train Set

The powerful and yet rather delicate looking Bavarian State Railroad G 5/5 was the most powerful five-axle steam locomotive of all the German provincial railroads. In its later version it could pull up to 1,210 metric tons up a grade of 0.5 % at a speed of 40 km/h / 25 mph. Together with lovingly modelled Bavarian freight car set, it makes an attractive eye-catcher on any model railroad layout.

Prototype: Bavarian class G 5/5 steam freight locomotive, with a type 2´2 T21,8 coal tender. Road number 5865. 2 type Hrz Regensburg gondolas with board walls and stakes. 1 type X Würzburg low side car with board walls, as a crane tender car. 1 crane car with 5,000 kilograms / 5.5 tons capacity. 1 type P München baggage car. The locomotive and the cars are painted and lettered for the Bavarian Group Administration, German State Railroad. They look as they did around 1923.

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"Bavarian Freight Train" Train Set
"Bavarian Freight Train" Train Set
"Bavarian Freight Train" Train Set
"Bavarian Freight Train" Train Set

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Article No. 26603
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era II
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  • World of Operation mfx+ digital decoder and a variety of operation and sound functions included on the locomotive.
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  • New locomotive road number.
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  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are mostly constructed of metal. A 72270 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. A third headlight for oncoming trains is on the front of the locomotive and the rear of the tender and can be controlled separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. There is a close coupler with an NEM pocket and a guide mechanism on the front of the locomotive and the rear of the tender. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves and brake hoses are included. 2 gondolas are loaded with lumber. The baggage car has lighted marker lanterns.
    Total length over the buffers approximately 73 cm / 28-3/4".

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  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2016 - Product programme 2016/2017 - Product programme 2017/2018 - Product programme 2018/2019
  • Prototype information

    The Bavarian State Railroad purchased 15 class G 5/5 locomotives for the steep Bavarian grades as early as 1911. Following Bavarian tradition, these five-axle units were designed as four-cylinder super-heated compound units. They generated around 1,650 pounds per square inch and were thus superior to all other provincial railroad designs. A bar frame was another modern feature. One each high-pressure cylinder and an outboard low-pressure cylinder were attached to a cast piece. Outboard-mounted Heusinger valve gear with stirrup pieces provided steam distribution to the high- and low-pressure cylinders by means of common piston slide valves. All four cylinders were connected directly to the third wheel set. In 1920, additional locomotives followed the units from the first series. These additional units had larger cylinder diameters, a larger super heater, as well as a pre-heater with an associated feed pump. This gave them a somewhat higher performance than the prewar locomotives. In addition, the previously "airy" cab was replaced by the design with better protection for the locomotive crews that had become customary in the meantime. Eighty locomotive of the successor series were delivered and placed into service by 1924. The G 5/5 was the most powerful five-axle steam locomotive of all the German provincial railroads and could pull up to 1,210 metric tons up a grade of 0.5 % at a speed of 40 km/h / 25 mph. They easily left the Prussian G 10 and G 12 as well as the later DRG classes 50 and 52 in the dust. The DRG only took over seven units from the first series with road numbers 57 501-507. The successor series by contrast was fully taken over by the German State Railroad, and the units were given the road numbers 57 511-590. After World War II, only 17 units were still in existence mostly in storage in the area of the later DB.

  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Smoke generator contact
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Light(s) for Oncoming Train
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Grate Shaken
    Air Pump
    Water Pump
    Switching maneuver

    * New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

    ** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55


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