Gauge H0 - Article No. 42893

FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1

Prototype: Four different design passenger cars for the long-distance express FD 264 "Mozart". One German Federal Railroad (DB) type ARmh 217 half dining car, one French State Railways (SNCF) type A9u passenger car, 1st class, one Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) type Bmz passenger car, 2nd class, and one German Federal Railroad (DB) type Bm234 passenger car, 2nd class, as a through car Munich-Kehl. Train route: FD 264 from Vienna West Station to Strasbourg (-Paris East). Car sequence numbers 102, 107, 108, and 9 (through car Munich-Kehl). The cars look as they did in 1987.

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FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1
FD Mozart Passenger Car Set 1

Most Important Facts

Article No. 42893
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era IV
Kind Passenger Car Sets
planned delivery: December 2023 Find Dealer


  • Type ARmh 217 half dining car is new tooling.
  • Interior details are in multiple colors.
  • Extensive light and sound functions from a built-in decoder in the dining car.
  • Table lamps can be controlled separately in digital operation.
  • Factory-installed LED interior lighting with buffer capacitors.
  • Factory-installed marker lights.
  • Operating, current-conducting close couplers.
  • Many separately applied details.
  • Product description

    Model: The type Armh 217 half dining car with a built-in mfx digital decoder and extensive light and sound functions is new tooling. Table lamps, open seating area lighting, dining area lighting, and galley/bar lighting can each be controlled separately in digital operation. The interior details are in multiple colors. All of the cars have factory-installed LED interior lighting. A buffer capacitor is built into each car to bridge over intermittent spots in the track without current. The cars have operating, current-conducting close couplers. The interior lighting works in conjunction with the dining car. The assigned car sequence must be maintained for this. The interior lighting for the entire car consist can be turned on and off digitally using the decoder in the dining car. In conventional operation the interior lighting is turned on. The roofs, side walls, underbodies, and skirting are specific to the types of cars. The type Bm234 passenger car has factory-installed marker lights. There are imprinted car route signs and sequence numbers. Restroom downpipes are included separately as parts to be installed on the cars. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Length over the buffers approximately 112.8 cm / 44-3/8".

    An add-on passenger car set with three more cars for the FD 264 is available under item number 42894. The class 181.2 motive power to go with these cars can be found under item number 39583. These two items are available exclusively for Insider Club members. This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 23110, exclusively for Trix Club members.

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    The 42893 passenger car set is being produced in 2023 in a one-time series only for Insider Club members.

  • Publications

    - Posterprospekt Insider-Modell 2 2023
  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Interior lighting for the dining area
    Interior lights
    Table Lamps
    Current-conducting coupler
    Interior lighting for the corridor
    Train announcement
    Washing up

    * 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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