BR 01 DR | Gauge Minitrix - Article No. 12546

Express Locomotive with a Tender.

Prototype: German State Railroad (DR) (former East Germany) class 01 steam locomotive, 4-6-2 wheel arrangement, built starting in 1925 for the German State Railroad Company as a standard design locomotive. Version with older design boiler. Use: Express and fast passenger trains.

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Express Locomotive with a Tender.
Express Locomotive with a Tender.

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Article No. 12546
Gauge / Design type Minitrix /
Era IV
Kind Steam Locomotives
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  • Product description

    Model: Era IV. The locomotive comes with a digital connector, a close coupling between the locomotive and tender, a die-cast metal locomotive frame and tender frame, a die-cast metal tender body, and a smoke box door that can be opened. This locomotive has close front skirting. The motor and gear drive are in the tender, the motor has a flywheel, and 4 axles are powered. The tender has an NEM coupler pocket on the rear end. Length over the buffers 150 mm / 5-7/8".

    Retrofit kit for brakeman's steps, rail guards, and a front coupler with a pocket included.

  • Publications

    - Main Catalog 2006 - New Items 2006 - Main Catalog 2007/2008
  • Prototype information

    The constantly acute shortage in locomotives in the area of the former German State Railroad assured the class 01 standard design locomotives in former East Germany of an even longer life. They demonstrated their abilities as motive power for express and fast passenger trains will into Era IV. Some of them were rebuilt (and designated afterwards as the class 01.5) and formed the backbone of the important express train service on non-electrified routes. Even today several examples of the class 01 are still in used on museum railroads all over Germany.

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ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years
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