Serie RBe 2/4, Roter Pfeil, SBB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 37868

Class RBe 2/4 Electric Express Powered Rail Car

37868 (Trix 22868) – SBB Class RBe 2/4 Electric Express Powered Rail Car As the "Rote Pfeile" / "Red Arrows" the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) lightweight powered rail cars built in the Thirties quickly achieved a great deal of fame. Originally planned for service on routes with weak passenger loads, these popular powered rail cars soon drifted into excursion service. They were retired between 1966 and 1986 after different rebuilding programs and several new designations. Three "Rote Pfeile" / "Red Arrows" have remained preserved: RAe 2/4 1001 (SBB Historic), RBe 2/4 1003 (Transportation Museum in Lucerne), and RBe 2/4 1007 as an historic unit on the Oensingen-Balsthal Railroad (OeBB).

Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) class RBe 2/4, "Roter Pfeil" / "Red Arrow", 2nd class, in the basic red paint scheme. Road number 607. The rail car looks as it did around 1957.

Class RBe 2/4 Electric Express Powered Rail Car
Class RBe 2/4 Electric Express Powered Rail Car
Class RBe 2/4 Electric Express Powered Rail Car
Class RBe 2/4 Electric Express Powered Rail Car

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Article No.37868
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
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  • Factory built-in interior lighting.
  • Warm white LEDs for the headlights and interior lighting.
  • Can be switched to a red marker light.
  • Passengers already seated in the car.
  • mfx decoder and extensive sound functions.
  • Product description

    Model: The powered rail car has an mfx decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. The powered rail car has a special motor with a flywheel and a cardan shaft to the powered truck. 2 axles powered. Traction tires. The Swiss light code, 3 headlights in the front and 1 white marker light, changes over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. In addition, the white marker light can be switched to a red marker light. The powered rail car has factory built-in interior lighting. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. This powered rail car comes from the factory with a figure of the driver and numerous passengers. In addition, different surrounding sounds can be activated by means of the function buttons. The powered rail car has a double arm pantograph with a narrow contact strip.
    Length over the buffers 25.7 cm / 10-1/8".

    A DC model of this powered rail car can be found in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22868.

    One-time series.

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2016 - Product programme 2016/2017
  • Prototype information

    The Red Arrows underwent several rebuilds during their active service life. New technical features were installed, and they were given new class designations several times; the first unit was retired and scrapped in 1966 as the class RBe 2/4. By 1974 there were 2 units left on the SBB's roster, of which one was sold to the ÖBB and was run for several more years in an unusual blue paint scheme. One powered rail car still exists today as an historic unit and harkens back to the time of the Red Arrows in the service of the Swiss Cross.

  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Interior lights
    Locomotive operating sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Marker light(s)
    Stat. Announce. - Swiss
    Conductor's Whistle
    Doors Closing
    Pantograph Sounds
    Brake Compressor
    Rail Joints
    Surrounding Sounds 1
    Surrounding Sounds 2

    * 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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