Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) unit train for bulk freight. Class 44 coal-fired heavy freight steam locomotive with Witte smoke deflectors. Type Kbs stake cars, loaded with steel pipe.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, a Telex coupler on the tender, and extensive sound functions. The motor is built into the locomotive boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive has an articulated frame to enable the unit to negotiate sharp curves. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. There is an adjustable close coupling between the locomotive and the tender. There is an NEM coupler pocket on the front of the locomotive. Piston rod protection sleeves are included that can be installed on the locomotive. 10 type Kbs stake cars with different car numbers and different lettering come with the train. They are loaded with steel pipe. Total length over the buffers approximately 180 cm / 70-7/8".
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 21237. 3 additional stake cars are available as a set under item no. 46921.