B VI K.Bay.Sts.B. | Gauge H0 - Article No. 37974

Steam Locomotive with a Tender.

Prototype: Royal Bavarian State Railroad (K.Bay.Sts.B.) class B VI old-timer locomotive. Version for peat firing. "Klopstock" name plate.

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Steam Locomotive with a Tender.
Steam Locomotive with a Tender.

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Article No.37974
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
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KindSteam Locomotives
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  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive comes with a digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator with many function. Powerful can motor with a bell-shaped armature, in the locomotive's boiler. 2 axles powered. 2 traction tires. Detailed running gear with exterior frame and Stephenson valve gear. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Steam locomotive running sound effects, which vary with the speed of the locomotive, a whistle, as well as the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with a Control Unit or Märklin Systems. Additional operating sound effects can be controlled digitally with Märklin Systems. The tender has a raised body and hatches that can be opened. Close coupling between the locomotive and tender. Brake hoses and prototype couplers can be installed on the buffer beam. Length over the buffers 16.3 cm / 6-7/16". The locomotive comes packaged in a decorative wooden box.

    Item no. 45094 is the appropriate peat supply car and can be used as an additional tender.

    One-time series for the anniversary "200 years of the Kingdom of Bavaria".

  • Publications

    - Product programme 2005 - New items brochure 2005 - Product programme 2006
  • Prototype information

    Between 1863 and 1871, Maffei supplied the Bavarian State Railways with 107 locomotives with a single-axle pilot truck and 2 coupled driving axles. Technically, the B VI was only slightly different than its predecessor class, the B V. The diameter of the driving wheels increased from 1,462 mm / 57-9/16" to 1,616 mm / 63-5/8", and service weight increased to 31 metric tons. Like its predecessor, the B VI could be fired with coal as well as with peat. After the installation of replacement boilers, the permissible steam pressure was increased from 8 to 10 bar or from 116 to 145 pounds per square inch. The B VI primarily hauled passenger trains in regular service. Faster locomotives soon pushed it down to lower levels of passenger train service. The railroad started retiring class B VI locomotives in 1895 and continued to withdraw them from service into the 1920s. Two units active in maintenance service made it into the provisional numbering system of the German State Railroad as road numbers 34 7461 and 7362, and were retired shortly after the new numbering system went into effect in 1925. One locomotive, road no. 316, made railroad history. Christened "Tristan", this locomotive hauled the court train of Ludwig II, when his majesty went on trips.

  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Headlight(s)
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Air pump / compressor
    Horn blast 1
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Operating sounds
    Letting off steam / air
    Grate Shaken

    * 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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ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years