Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 218 general-purpose locomotive. Diesel hydraulic locomotive with electric train heating.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and high-efficiency Softdrive Sine propulsion. It also has a centrally mounted, compact-design, maintenance-free motor. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. Traction tires. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs, they will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons on the sides and ends. It also has detailed buffer beams. Length over the buffers 18.9 cm / 7-7/16".
This model is available as item no. 39180 with sound and as item no. 39181 without sound, with different road numbers. These locomotives are available from Trix for 2-rail DC under item nos. 22218 and 22219.