Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 50 freight train steam locomotive. Version with a brakeman's cab on the tender and Witte smoke deflectors. Used to pull oil trains in the Allgäu region between Memmingen and Augsburg. The locomotive looks as it did around 1968.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and a sound generator. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. There is a Telex coupler on the tender. The motor is in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive has an articulated frame to enable it to negotiate sharp curves. The triple headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The pilot truck has an NEM pocket with a close coupler. There is an adjustable close coupling between the locomotive and the tender. The locomotive has many separately applied details. Length over the buffers 26.3 cm / 26.5 cm / 10-3/8" / 10-7/16".
The tank cars from the 46529 car set go well with this locomotive.