BR 64 DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 39645

Tank Locomotive.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 64 steam locomotive. The locomotive looks as it did around 1961/62.

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Tank Locomotive.
Tank Locomotive.

Most Important Facts

Article No. 39645
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era III
Kind Steam Locomotives
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Highlights

  • Locomotive chiefly constructed of metal.
  • Compact design Softdrive Sinus propulsion.
  • mfx decoder.
  • Different road number than that for item no. 39460.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and Softdrive Sine. It also has a compact design, maintenance-free motor. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The triple LED headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has a different road number from that for item no. 39640. Brake hose details parts are included with the locomotive.
    Length over the buffers 14.3 cm / 5-5/8".

    One-time series.

  • Publications

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

    The Class 64 - The "Bubikopf" as a Jack-of-all-Trades (almost). Between 1928 and 1940, many famous locomotive builders in Germany participated in creating the class 64. As part of the standard design program for the German State Railroad Company, the class 64 was also closely related to other locomotive classes, in particular the class 24, which supplied the boiler and the frame for the driving wheels. A total of 520 units were built of this 12.4 meter / 40 foot 8-3/16 inch long standard design passenger tank locomotive with a 2-6-2T wheel arrangement. Due to its lower axle load and maximum speed of 90 km/h / 56 mph, it could be used on almost all routes, and its successful design allowed a broad range of applications. Its home base was passenger train service, but lightweight fast passenger trains and many a freight train were also among its tasks, which it mastered with bravura. World War II and the division of Germany left behind deep traces in the case of the class 64. The German Federal Railroad acquired 278 locomotives; 115 went to the German State Railroad of East Germany and one locomotive remained in Austria. Like many other classes, the class 64 also acquired a nickname. A modern lady's hairstyle of the time (bobbed hair) was the inspiration for this sturdy, compact locomotive. To what extent this was flattering to the world of women or to the profession of hairstylists is debatable, but to the German Federal Railroad the class 64 was a reliable partner for crews and passengers right up to its retirement in 1974. The museum locomotives that have been preserved enjoy endless popularity.

  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Headlight(s)
    Smoke generator contact
    Direct control

    * 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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ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years