Class V 160 Diesel Locomotive
Class V 160 Diesel Locomotive

Most Important Facts

Article No. 39741
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era III
Kind Diesel Locomotives
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310,00 € RRP, incl. Tax
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Product

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. The locomotive also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. All 4 axles powered by means of cardan shafts. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. When...

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. The locomotive also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. All 4 axles powered by means of cardan shafts. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. When the headlights at both ends are turned off, then the "Double 'A' Light" function is on at both ends. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. Metal grab irons are separately applied on the sides and ends. The locomotive has detailed buffer beams. Brake hoses that can be mounted on the locomotive are included.
Length over the buffers approximately 18.4 cm / 7-1/4".

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Product info

This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22162.

Publications

- New items brochure 2020

Prototype information

In 1956, the German Federal Railroad's central office in Munich reached agreement with the locomotive builder Krupp in Essen on the development of a single-motor general-purpose diesel locomotive. The original plan was for a unit with a nominal performance of 1,600 horsepower and a class designation of V 160 corresponding to the usage at that time. It was to have two cabs, two two-axle trucks, a maximum speed of 120 km/h / 75 mph, a maximum length over the buffers of around 16,000 mm / 52 feet 6...

In 1956, the German Federal Railroad's central office in Munich reached agreement with the locomotive builder Krupp in Essen on the development of a single-motor general-purpose diesel locomotive. The original plan was for a unit with a nominal performance of 1,600 horsepower and a class designation of V 160 corresponding to the usage at that time. It was to have two cabs, two two-axle trucks, a maximum speed of 120 km/h / 75 mph, a maximum length over the buffers of around 16,000 mm / 52 feet 6 inches as well as sufficient train heating for an express train of ten cars. In 1960/61, the firm of Krupp delivered six prototypes as road numbers V 160 001-006. They were equipped with different 1,900 horsepower motors and gear drives. In 1962/63, four more units (V 160 007-010) from Henschel followed. The first nine locomotives had a fully rounded hood underneath the end windows that quickly gave them the nickname "Lollo" (from the Italian movie actress Gina Lollobrigida). The tenth locomotive by contrast showed the squared modern look from road number V 320 001. This became the typical identifier of the entire V 160 family. The pre-production locomotives designated as 216 001-010 starting in 1968 were retired between 1978 and 1984. Road numbers V 160 003 (DB Museum), V 160 001, 004, and 006 (Italy) as well as road number V 160 002 since brought back to Germany again remained preserved. After an extensive overhaul by September 2015, it is now the only operational "Lollo" in Germany. The rest of the pre-production locomotives were scrapped.

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Features

) Metal frame and locomotive body.
# mfx+ digital decoder
§ DCC decoder
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
N Triple headlights and two red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
T Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with pivot point.
3 Era 3
Y

Warning

ATTENTION: adults only
Warning USA
ATTENTION: not for children under 15 years

Digital Functions

Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
Mobile Station 2**
Headlight(s)
Diesel locomotive op. sounds
High Pitch Horn
Direct control
Sound of squealing brakes off
Rear Headlights off
Low Pitch Horn
Front Headlights off
Auxiliary diesel
Blower motors
Conductor's Whistle
Brake Compressor
Letting off Air
Sanding
Switching maneuver
Operating sounds
Warning announcement
Replenishing fuel
Coupler sounds
Coupler sounds
Surrounding sounds

* 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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