ICE 3 | Gauge Minitrix - Article No. 12744

Powered Rail Car Train.

Prototype: Dutch State Railroad (NS) class 406 rail car train. Multi-system version. Era V.

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Powered Rail Car Train.
Powered Rail Car Train.

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Article No. 12744
Gauge / Design type Minitrix /
Era V
Kind Powered Rail Cars
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  • Product description

    Model: This is an ICE train in a Hobby version: Both trucks in the dining car are powered. The train has a can motor with 2 flywheels, and a six-pin digital connector. Powered is picked up only in the dining car, the pantograph will go up and down, but does not pick up power. The car bodies and trucks are the same as the DB version, item no. 12793. The train has simplified lettering with the NS logos and class designations.
    Length over the buffers 470 mm / 18-1/2".

  • Publications

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

    At the end of October 1998 the third generation of the ICE, the ICE 3, was presented to the public for the first time in Berlin. In addition to a whole series of technical improvements, the most striking feature of the newest offspring of the ICE family is its new propulsion concept. Instead of several powered end cars, the propulsion system on the new model is distributed under the individual cars for the entire length of the train. This method ensures a harmonious operating feel and at the same time greater operational reliability. In addition to the units designated as the class 403 for the German Railroad, Inc.'s power system, there is also the class 406 as a multi-system version for cross border service with other power systems. Several trains are equipped this way for use on the Dutch State Railroad.

Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years