Prototype: German Railroad Track Maintenance (DBG) class 218 diesel locomotive in a golden yellow paint scheme.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high efficiency propulsion. All axles powered. 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 are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs and the marker lights are maintenance-free, red LEDs. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has detailed buffer beams. Length over the buffers 18.9 cm / 7-7/16".
This model is appearing in 2013 as a one-time series and is available exclusively at EUROTRAIN and idee+spiel specialty stores as long as supplies last.
Maintenance train cars to go with this class 218 are available under item number 47036.