New Item Gauge H0 - Article No. 38463

Siemens Desiro HC Electric Powered Train

Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) Siemens Desiro HC electric powered train as the class 1462/1862. One class 1462.0 end car, 2nd class, one class 1862.0 intermediate car, 2nd class, one class 1862.5 intermediate car, 2nd class, and one class 1462.5 end car, 1st/2nd class. The train is part of the Rhine Valley Network. Painted and lettered in the provincial design for Baden-Württemberg (bw in motion). The train looks as it did starting in 2020.

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Siemens Desiro HC Electric Powered Train
Siemens Desiro HC Electric Powered Train

Most Important Facts

Article No. 38463
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era VI
Kind Powered Rail Cars
699,00 € RRP, incl. Tax
planned delivery: 2025 Find Dealer


  • Completely new tooling with highly detailed construction.
  • Factory-installed LED interior lighting with buffer capacitors.
  • Multi-color interior details.
  • Pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally.
  • Train destination sign lighting can be controlled digitally.
  • Long-distance headlights can be controlled digitally with two levels of brightness.
  • Cab and control desk lighting can be controlled digitally.
  • World of Operation mfx+ decoder with extensive light and sound functions.
  • Many separately applied details.
  • Product description

    Model: The train has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound and light functions. It also has controlled, high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, built centrally into End Car A. All four axles powered in both trucks using cardan shafts. Traction tires. The current supply changes over with the direction of travel and is picked up at the end car at the front of the train. There are special close couplers with a guide mechanism. Triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. There is a double A light function. Long-distance headlights prototypically have two levels of brightness. They, the cab and control desk lighting as well as lighting for the train destination signs at the ends and on the sides can be controlled digitally. There is factory-installed LED interior lighting. A buffer capacitor is built into each car to bridge over temporary spots without current. The interior lighting receives current using the continuous electrical connection for the entire train. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for all of the train's lighting. The interior details are multi-colored. The pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally. There are many separately applied details. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Length of the train approximately 112.6 cm / 44-5/16".

    This electric powered train can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 25463.

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  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2024
  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Pantograph control
    Electric locomotive op. sounds
    Pantograph control
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Interior lights
    Engineer’s cab lighting
    Rear Headlights off
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Switching maneuver
    Front Headlights off
    Light Function
    Train destination sign
    Long distance headlights
    Long distance headlights
    Train announcement
    Train announcement
    SIFA warning sound
    Station Announcements
    Conductor's Whistle
    Doors Closing
    Blower motors

    * 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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