VT 98 + VS 98 | Gauge Minitrix - Article No. 12555

Rail Bus with a Control Car (digital).

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 798 motor car with the class 998 control car. Former classes VT 98 and VS 98. Two-motor design, built starting in 1955. Used in commuter service outside of metropolitan areas.

Rail Bus with a Control Car (digital).
Rail Bus with a Control Car (digital).

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Article No.12555
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  • 5-pole motor with a flywheel.
  • DCC/Selectrix decoder with analog recognition.
  • Continuous lighting with LEDs, even in a multiple unit train.
  • Product description

    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.

  • Publications

    - Main Catalog 2007/2008 - New items 2007 - Main Catalog 2008/2009


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years