Prototype: Belgian State Railways (NMBS/SNCB) class 64 passenger locomotive. Former Prussian P 8. Typical Belgian rebuilt version. The locomotive looks as it did in Era III.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator. It has a powerful motor with a bell-shaped armature, built into the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. They and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and the tender. The engineer's cab is detailed. Brake hoses, prototypical couplers, and cylinder rod protection sleeves can be installed on the locomotive. Length over the buffers 21.0 cm / 8-1/4".
This model goes very well with the compartment cars available under item no. 42045.