Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and extensive sound functions. It also has a powerful motor with a bell-shaped armature, in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs; they will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The tender is constructed of metal. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and tender.
Length over the buffers 23.7 cm / 9-5/16".
Express train passenger cars to go with the class 18.1 are available under item nos. 42762 and 42763. The train can be further lengthened to a 9 car train with Trix item no. 23395, after changing the wheel sets.