New Item Gauge H0 - Article No. 39253

Class C 5/6 "Elephant" Steam Locomotive with a Tender

Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) class C 5/6 "Elephant" Gotthard steam locomotive, with a 3-axle tender, for use in freight and express train service on the Gotthard route. Version as it looked as a memorial locomotive in front of the SLM production plant in Winterthur. Locomotive road number 2969. The locomotive looks as it did in Era IV/V.

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Class C 5/6 "Elephant" Steam Locomotive with a Tender
Class C 5/6 "Elephant" Steam Locomotive with a Tender

Most Important Facts

Article No. 39253
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era IV+V
Kind Steam Locomotives
549,00 € RRP, incl. Tax
planned delivery: 4th quarter 2024 Find Dealer


  • The most powerful SBB steam locomotive, with the nickname "Elephant".
  • Locomotive road number 2969 as it looked as a memorial locomotive in front of the SLM production plant in Winterthur.
  • Cab lighting can also be controlled digitally.
  • Factory-installed smoke unit.
  • World of Operation mfx+ decoder and extensive operation and sound functions included.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed chiefly of metal. The locomotive has a factory-installed 72270 smoke unit. The triple headlights on the locomotive and 2 lights on the tender change over with the direction of travel. They and the built-in smoke unit will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting can also be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is an adjustable coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The front of the locomotive has an NEM pocket and a close coupler. The rear of the tender has an NEM pocket, a close coupler, and a guide mechanism. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves and imitation prototype couplers are included.
    Length over the buffers 22.3 cm / 8-3/4".

    A DC model of this locomotive can be found in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 25254.

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  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Smoke generator
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Engineer’s cab lighting
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Tipping grate
    Air Pump
    Water Pump
    Switching maneuver
    Replenishing coal
    Replenishing water
    Replenishing sand
    Rail Joints
    Coupler sounds
    Conductor's Whistle

    * 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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