Prototype: German State Railroad (DRG) class 96 heavy freight locomotive. Former Bavarian class Gt 2x4/4, 0-8-8-0T wheel arrangement (Mallet locomotive). Built starting in 1913.
Use: Freight trains and pusher service on steep grades.
Can be retrofitted with a digital decoder for DCC and Trix Systems.
Model: Era II, the locomotive has a die-cast metal frame and body. It has a 5-pole motor. 4 axles powered, 4 traction tires. The locomotive has an articulated frame allowing it to negotiate sharp curves. It has a 21-pin digital connector, and a 66839 decoder can be installed in the locomotive. NEM coupler pockets and close coupler mechanism.
Length over the buffers 203 mm / 8".