BR 38.10-40 DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 26549

"Leig-Einheit / Leig Unit" Train Set.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 38.10-40 steam locomotive with a tender. Former Prussian P8. Boiler with 2 domes and Wagner smoke deflectors. Four-axle box-style tender. 2 type Gllmghs 37 Leig Unit pairs of cars. Version from around 1956.

"Leig-Einheit / Leig Unit" Train Set.
"Leig-Einheit / Leig Unit" Train Set.

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  • Can motor with a bell-shaped armature, in the boiler.
  • Detailed steam locomotive sound.
  • "Leig Unit" pair of cars as new tooling.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator. The powerful motor has a bell-shaped armature and is built into the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. The headlights and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and tender. The locomotive has a detailed engineer's cab. Brake hoses, prototypical couplers and protective cylinder rod sleeves can be installed on the locomotive. The train includes 2 pairs of "Leig Unit" freight cars. Both cars are permanently coupled together and are connected by a diaphragm. The cars are well detailed and with large lettering for "Stückgut Schnellverkehr / Less-than-Carload-Lot Service".
    Total length over the buffers 75.0 cm / 29-1/2".

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2008 - Product programme 2008/2009 - Product programme 2009/2010
  • Prototype information

    The increase in freight traffic by road caused the German State Railroad Company to accelerate freight service and to make it more attractive. This was achieved by the introduction of "lightweight freight trains" for less-than-carload-lot service. "Leig Units" usually consisted of two 2-axle boxcars that were connected by a diaphragm. The advantage to this was the sorting of freight in route. The German Federal Railroad could not do without these fast freight trains and even purchased new double cars authorized for a maximum speed of 100 km/h / 63 mph. These well known freight trains with their striking lettering "Stückgut-Schnellverkehr" did not disappear until 1978.

  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Smoke generator contact
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Air Pump
    Letting off Steam
    Grate Shaken
    Sound of coal being shoveled

    * New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

    ** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55

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