Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) passenger and freight train. Class 85 tank locomotive and class 55 locomotive with a tender. 4 "Donnerbüchse" / "Thunder Box design branch line cars: type ABi-29, 1st and 2nd class, type Bi-28, 2nd class, type Bi-29 (rebuild car), 2nd class, type Pwi-30 baggage car. 4 freight cars: type Gl refrigerator car (privately owned), type Omm-37 high side gondola, type V-23 livestock car, type Pwgs-41 baggage car. Era III.
|Gauge / Design type||Trix H0 /|
Model: Both locomotives have a DCC digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a smoke generator. The headlights, smoke generator contact, steam locomotive operating sounds, and 6 other operating sounds on each locomotive as well as the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally. The passenger train baggage car and the livestock car have sliding doors that can be opened. Train lengths 832 mm / 32-3/4" and 694 mm / 27-5/16".
Contents: 14 sections of no. 62130 curved track, 9 sections of no. 62188 straight track, 9 sections of no. 62172 straight track, 1 pair of 62671 and 62672 curved turnouts. Trix Systems Mobile Station, Trix Systems connector box, and a 18 VA transformer. Illustrated instruction book with many tips and ideas.
This set can be expanded with the entire Trix C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with an electric mechanism.
The class 85 was the typical locomotive in the steam locomotive era on the Höllental / Hell's Valley line and the Schwarzwald / Black Forest line. The passenger trains usually consisted of "Donnerbüchsen" / "Thunder Boxes". The class 55 was removed from Southern Germany as early as 1958. Road number 55 5415 was the last unit in regular freight train service in Baden-Württemberg.