Model: Era IV. The frames are made of die-cast metal. The motor car has a 5-pole motor with a flywheel; both axles powered. The rail bus has a digital decoder for DCC, Selectrix, Trix Systems, and conventional operation. The decoder automatically recognizes the conventional DC mode of operation. The headlights, marker lights, and interior lighting are maintenance-free LEDs, they will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. There is a special separable coupling between the cars. The motor car can also be run by itself. There are non-working reproductions of prototype couplers included for installation on the ends of the cars. Total length over the buffers 175 mm / 6-7/8".
The conventional version without a decoder is available as item no. 12554.
The VB 98 trailer car to lengthen both versions of the rail bus is item no. 15855.