Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 218 general-purpose locomotive. The locomotive looks as it did around 1990. Diesel hydraulic locomotive with electric train heating.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high efficiency propulsion, and extensive sound functions. It also has a compact design motor, centrally mounted. All 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. Traction tires. The headlights are maintenance-free warm white LEDs, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons on the sides and ends. It also has detailed buffer beams. Length over the buffers 18.9 cm / 7-5/16".
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 22237.