Gauge 1 - Article No. 55717

Diesel Locomotive

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 218 diesel hydraulic general-purpose locomotive with weathering.

Diesel Locomotive
Diesel Locomotive

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Article No.55717
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  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive is realistically weathered and has road number 218 247-5. It has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. The locomotive can be operated with AC, DC, Märklin Digital, and DCC. It has a centrally mounted, powerful motor with a central gearbox and cardan shafts to auxiliary gearboxes in both trucks. All axles are powered. The headlights and red marker lights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cabs have interior details and a figure of a locomotive engineer in the front cab. The engine room has details in relief. The locomotive comes from the factory with claw couplers mounted on it, and 2 reproduction prototype couplers are included that can replace the claw couplers.
    Minimum radius for operation 1,020 mm / 40-3/16".
    Length over the buffers 51.5 cm / 20-1/8".

    One-time series.

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2016 - Product programme 2016/2017 - Product programme 2017/2018 - Product programme 2018/2019
  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Station Announcements
    Diesel locomotive op. sounds
    High Pitch Horn
    Direct control
    Conductor's Whistle
    Rear Headlights off
    Low Pitch Horn
    Front Headlights off
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Rail Joints

    * 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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