Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 59. Former Württemberg class K.
Model: Comes with a digital decoder and controlled propulsion. High-efficiency motor with a bell-shaped armature built into the boiler. Locomotive frame has axles with side play to enable the locomotive to negotiate sharp curves. 6 axles powered. 4 traction tires. Close coupling between the locomotive and tender. Detailed engineer's cab, figures of an engineer and fireman included. Free standing lanterns with integrated LED's for headlights. Headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Ready for installation of a 7226 smoke generator. The contact for the smoke generator as well as the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with the 6021 Control Unit. Length over buffers 23.5 cm / 9-1/4".
This model is being produced in a one-time series for the anniversary "50 Years of Baden-Württemberg".
- Metal construction.
- New boiler with large dome cover.
- Tender body with high coal bunker.
- Special frame with six coupled axles.
- High-efficiency motor with iron-free, bell-shaped armature.
- Many separately applied details.