BR 146.1 | Gauge Minitrix - Article No. 11609

"metronom" Regional Express Train.

Prototype: metronom Railroad Company, LLC class 146.1 electric locomotive. This locomotive is based on the design platform for the Bombardier TRAXX and was built in 2003. Road number 146-04 with the name "Buchholz in der Nordheide". Bi-level cars, 2nd class, 1st/2nd class, and 2nd class with an engineer's cab. The cars are painted and lettered for "metronom".

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"metronom" Regional Express Train.
"metronom" Regional Express Train.

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Article No. 11609
Gauge / Design type Minitrix /
Era V
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  • Product description

    Model: Era V. The locomotive comes with a digital connector and a 5-pole can motor with a flywheel. 4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights change over with the direction of travel. The cab control car has white headlights / red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel. The locomotive and cars have close coupler mechanisms. Total train length 630 mm / 24-13/16".

    One-time series.

  • Publications

    - Main Catalog 2007/2008 - New items 2007 - Main Catalog 2008/2009
  • Prototype information

    Swinging in Time - "metronom" is the name for ten new bi-level trains from the metronom Railroad Company, LLC with headquarters in Uelzen. These very modern locomotives and cars can be recognized from a distance by their striking, curved design in the colors of yellow, white, and blue. metronom has connected the cities of Hamburg and Bremen as well as Hamburg and Uelzen as a regional express railroad since December of 2003. The train name metronom along with the logo of the swinging pendulum symbolizes the operations concept of departures on hourly schedules. Musicians know a metronome as a beat generator. For that reason the slogan for metronom trains is "Swinging in Time".


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