Gauge Minitrix - Article No. 16109

Class 110 Electric Locomotive

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) standard design electric locomotive, road number 110 246-6. Cobalt blue basic paint scheme. Version with double lamps, plastic rain gutters above the end windows and cab doors, double forced air grills (DDL), undivided engine room windows with rubber gaskets, and end grab irons. The locomotive looks as it did around 1988. Use: Freight, commuter, and long-distance passenger trains.

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Class 110 Electric Locomotive
Class 110 Electric Locomotive
Class 110 Electric Locomotive
Class 110 Electric Locomotive

Most Important Facts

Article No. 16109
Gauge / Design type Minitrix /
Era IV
Kind Electric Locomotives
329,00 € RRP, incl. Tax
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Highlights

  • Body constructed of die-cast zinc.
  • Digital sound with many functions.
  • Product description

    Model: The body and frame are constructed of die-cast zinc. The locomotive has a built-in digital decoder and sound generator for operation with mfx and DCC. It also has a motor with a flywheel. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights and marker lights change over with the direction of travel. Warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The headlights, marker lights, and cab lighting can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has a close coupler mechanism. It also has separately applied grab irons. Length over the buffers 103 mm / 4-1/16".

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  • Publications

    - New items brochure Minitrix 2023
  • Prototype information

    In 1983, the German Federal Railroad conjured up a new train designation from its hat, which was supposed to remind people of glorious railroad times and which was positioned in terms of comfort and speed between the good old D-Zug express trains and the dual class InterCity trains introduced in 1979. These new trains were called FernExpress / Long-Distance Express, but were given the abbreviation FD, which was steeped in history. Since the early Twenties, that stood for the fastest and most comfortable trains on the prewar German State Railroad. On the German Federal Railroad of 1983, the goal was rather a customer longing for beautiful vacation destinations and wanting to go to them. Whereby these DB long-distance travel destinations were chiefly in German-speaking areas. For example, the FD "Berchtesgadener Land" went from the Ruhr area to the Bavarian Alps, the FD "Wörthersee" to Klagenfurt, the FD "Bodensee" to Konstanz, or the FD "Schwarzwald" to Seebrugg. In 2nd class, you rode in IC compartment cars without air conditioning (type Bm), which had been replaced in the IC trains by new air-conditioned open seating cars. The "Kinderland" ("Children's Playground") cars with an attached cafeteria were new. They ran chiefly in the FD trains headed to the Bavarian holiday regions. In 1988, the FD network still boasted ten direct connections with 22 through car routes. Departures were in the morning hours, and you reached the destinations by early evening. Most FD trains were pulled by the good old class 110 through the German countryside, and these units still often wore the original blue paint scheme at that time. The era of these modern FD trains only lasted around ten years. Many of the train routes were still around, as Eurocity, InterCity, or as Interregio trains. Most of the through car connections so comfortable for the passengers disappeared forever into the schedule cemetery of the German Federal Railroad.

  • Digital Functions

    DCC SX2 SX MFX
    Headlight(s)
    Locomotive whistle
    Electric locomotive op. sounds
    Engineer’s cab lighting
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Rear Headlights off
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Front Headlights off
    Station Announcements
    Conductor's Whistle
    Brake Compressor
    Blower motors
    Letting off Air
    Station Announcements
    Special sound function
    Sanding
    Headlight(s)
    Station Announcements
    Doors Closing
    Station Announcements
    Station Announcements
    Station Announcements
    Main Relay
    Blower motors
    Windshield wiper sounds
    SIFA warning sound
    Sound of Couplers Engaging
    Special sound function

Warning

ATTENTION: adults only
Warning USA
ATTENTION: not for children under 15 years