ER 20 "alex" | Gauge H0 - Article No. 36848

General-Purpose Locomotive.

Prototype: Allgäu Express "alex" class ER 20. Diesel electric design. B-B wheel arrangement.

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General-Purpose Locomotive.
General-Purpose Locomotive.

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Article No.36848
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
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Highlights

  • Model constructed of metal.
  • Built-in digital decoder.
  • Maintenance-free LED's for headlights.
  • Running characteristics can be controlled digitally.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive is constructed of metal with many cast-in details. The total design of the locomotive is ideal for model railroad operation. The locomotive has a digital decoder and a centrally mounted special can motor. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. Traction tires. The headlights are LED's and they will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally.
    Length over the buffers 21.7 cm / 8-1/2".

  • Publications

    - Product programme 2006 - New items brochure 2006 - Product programme 2007/2008
  • Prototype information

    ER 20 in "alex" Railroad Operations. The diesel-electric powered ER 20 is a member of the technically very modern EuroRunner locomotive family. Siemens Dispolok GmbH has been leasing out these units from the large EuroRunner production run since 2002. These locomotives are suitable for freight service as well as for passenger train service. These units put out 2,000 kilowatts / 2,681 horsepower and are currently authorized to run in Germany and Austria. The latest diesel motor technology and a new type of noise dampening make the ER 20 one of the quietest diesel locomotives with the lowest level of exhaust gases in Europe. If necessary, these locomotives can be adapted in appearance and technically on request to the various requirements of customers for use on national or European main or branch lines. The consortium from the "Provincial Railroad" (brand name for the Regental Railroad AG/Regental Railroad Operations GmbH) and EuroThurbo GmbH (German subsidiary of the Swiss firm Thurbo AG) is one of Siemens Dispolok"s lease locomotive customers. These two partners jointly run the Allgäu Express from Munich to Oberstdorf, which has its logo "alex" on the Siemens Dispo locomotives. These locomotives with their contrasting yellow-white-aluminum paint scheme are a real eye catcher in railroad operations in the alpine foothills.

  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Headlight(s)
    Direct control

    * 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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