Gauge H0 - Article No. 39978

Class VT 98.9 Powered Rail Car

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class VT 98.9 rail bus motor car and class VS 98 rail bus control car. In original crimson paint scheme. Motor car road number VT 98 9705, control car road number VS 98 306. The cars look as they did at the start of the Sixties.

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Class VT 98.9 Powered Rail Car
Class VT 98.9 Powered Rail Car

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Article No. 39978
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Kind Powered Rail Cars
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429,00 € RRP, incl. Tax
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  • "World of Operation" mfx+ digital decoder and extensive operation and sound functions included.
  • Factory-installed interior lighting.
  • Product description

    Model: The motor car has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound and light functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 2 axles powered. Traction tires. The rail bus has factory-installed interior lighting. The rail bus has triple headlights and dual red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel, will work along with the interior lighting in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at both ends of the motor car can be turned off separately. The control car has factory-installed interior lighting. The control end of the car has triple headlights and dual red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel. The rail bus units have a current-conducting drawbar coupling with a guide mechanism between them. Brake hoses and a current-conducting drawbar coupling are included. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The engineer's stands and the car's interior on both cars as well as on the optionally available trailer car allow an open view through the windows.
    Length over the buffers of the two-part set 32.2 cm / 12-11/16".

    The VB 98 rail bus trailer car to add to this two-part set consisting of a motor and a control car is available under item number 41988.

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2019 - Product programme 2019/2020 - Klassiker - Product programme 2020/2021 - Product programme 2021/2022
  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Diesel locomotive op. sounds
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Rear Headlights off
    Conductor's Whistle
    Front Headlights off
    Doors Closing
    Rail Joints
    Letting off Air
    Station Announcements
    Toilet being flushed
    Replenishing fuel

    * 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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