Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class E 10.12. Express locomotive as a temporary "Rheingold" locomotive with a squared off body, 5 headlights, continuous rain gutter, and high-efficiency vents. Cobalt blue / beige basic paint scheme. The locomotive looks as did it in the summer of 1962.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. 4 axles powered through 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 / marker lights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately. The lights are maintenance-free warm white or red LEDs. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. The engineer's cabs have interior details including a separately applied speed control wheel. The locomotive has separately applied roof walks. Length over the buffers 18.9 cm / 7-7/16".
The class E 10.12 is the ideal locomotive for a prototypical train with the two "Rheingold" car sets, item nos. 43873 and 43883.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 22266.