Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 218 diesel locomotive in a crimson paint scheme. Diesel hydraulic locomotive with electric train heating. Based in Regensburg. The locomotive looks as it did around 1984.
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. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons on the sides and ends. The buffer beams are detailed. Length over the buffers approximately 18.9 cm / 7-7/16".