Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 05 express locomotive. Fictitious steel blue F-Zug express paint scheme with a black smoke box. Witte smoke deflectors and an inductive magnet. Bright metal boiler bands. The locomotive looks as it might have around 1961.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled, high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke generator that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The headlights and other lighting are maintenance-free, warm white LED's. There is a permanent close coupling between the locomotive and the tender. There is also an NEM pocket with a close coupler and guide mechanism on the end of the tender. Minimum radius for operation 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection tubes that can be installed on the locomotive are included. Length over the buffers 30.7 cm / 12-1/16".
The 39052 express steam locomotive is being produced exclusively for Insider members with 20 years of membership.