Electric Locomotive.
Electric Locomotive.

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Article No. 12154
Gauge / Design type Minitrix /
Era II
Kind Electric Locomotives
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Highlights

  • Conventional version.
  • Can motor with a bell-shaped armature.
  • New road number.
Electric Locomotive.

Product

Model: The locomotive is a conventional version for DC operation. The locomotive has a powerful can motor with a bell-shaped armature. 6 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights change over with the direction of travel.
Length over the buffers 125 mm / 4-15/16".

Model: The locomotive is a conventional version for DC operation. The locomotive has a powerful can motor with a bell-shaped armature. 6 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights change over with the direction of travel.
Length over the buffers 125 mm / 4-15/16".

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One-time series for the anniversary "125 Years of the Gotthard Line ".

Product info

The digital version of the "Crocodile" with a different road number is available as item no. T12153.

Publications

- Main Catalog 2007/2008 - Summer New Items 2007

Prototype information

An especially heavy, powerful locomotive able to master steep grades on lines with many curves was needed for freight service on the Gotthard route. Locomotives were developed as the classes Be 6/8 III und Ce 6/8 III and entered railroad history with the nickname "Crocodile" due to their striking appearance. The striking articulated construction of these locomotives finally fulfilled the requirement for trouble-free freight transport over the Gotthard Pass. Since new improvements were always...

An especially heavy, powerful locomotive able to master steep grades on lines with many curves was needed for freight service on the Gotthard route. Locomotives were developed as the classes Be 6/8 III und Ce 6/8 III and entered railroad history with the nickname "Crocodile" due to their striking appearance. The striking articulated construction of these locomotives finally fulfilled the requirement for trouble-free freight transport over the Gotthard Pass. Since new improvements were always applied to these locomotives, there are a large number of variations, which are unmistakable as a "Crocodile", whether in a green or brown paint scheme, and which hold a special fascination for everyone.

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Features

c Era II
S Triple headlights front and rear that change over with the direction of travel
Y Metal locomotive frame
X Power supply can be switched to operate from catenary

Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years