Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 144 passenger locomotive. The locomotive looks as it did around 1979 in the "Ocean Blue / Ivory" basic paint scheme. Road number 144 021-3, Bw Stuttgart, BD Stuttgart, assigned to Stuttgart.
Model: The locomotive is constructed of metal with applied plastic parts. It has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator. The locomotive can be operated with AC, DC, Märklin Digital, and DCC. It has 2 powerful motors. 2 axles powered. The locomotive has warm white LED headlights that will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Red marker lights can be turned off. The wheel treads have been refined. The locomotive has individually digitally controlled Telex couplers at both ends that can be replaced by reproduction prototype couplers. Reproduction prototype couplers are included with the locomotive. The engineer's cabs have interior details, interior lighting that can be controlled, and doors that can be opened. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has sprung buffers. Different sound functions can be activated such as the locomotive whistle, running sound, compressed air being released, and the clicking of the relay. Length over the buffers 47.8 cm / 18-13/16".