Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) passenger and freight train. Class 85 tank locomotive and class 55 locomotive with a tender. 4 "Donnerbüchse" / "Thunder Box" design branch line cars: type ABi-29, 1st and 2nd class, type Bi-28, 2nd class, type Bi-29 (rebuild car), 2nd class, type Pwi-30 baggage car. 4 freight cars: type Gl refrigerator car (privately owned), type Omm-37 high side gondola, type V-23 livestock car, type Pwgs-41 baggage car.
Model: Both locomotives have an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a smoke generator. The passenger train baggage car and the livestock car have sliding doors that can be opened. Train lengths 83.2 cm / 32-3/4" and 69.4 cm / 27-5/16". Contents: 14 sections of no. 24310 curved track, 8 sections of no. 24188 straight track, 1 section of no. 24088 feeder track, 9 sections of no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. Central Station. 60 VA transformer. Illustrated instruction book with many tips and ideas.
This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and with the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric mechanism.
The class 85 was the typical locomotive in the steam locomotive era on the Höllental / Hell's Valley line and the Schwarzwald / Black Forest line. The passenger trains usually consisted of "Donnerbüchsen" / "Thunder Boxes". The class 55 was removed from Southern Germany as early as 1958. Road number 55 5415 was the last unit in regular freight train service in Baden-Württemberg.