LAB4i / BC4i Pr14 DB | Gauge Trix H0 - Article No. 23377

Passenger Car.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) Langenschwalbach design car with trucks. Type LAB4i, 1st and 2nd class. Former BC4i Pr14, 3rd series.

Passenger Car.
Passenger Car.

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Article No.23377
Gauge / Design type Trix H0 /
KindPassenger Cars
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  • Product description

    Model: Era III. This car is the version with an open end platform and an enclosed vestibule. The roof and clerestory represent the rebuilt version. The trucks are specific to this car. The grab irons, walkover plates, and battery box are separately applied. The car has NEM coupler pockets with a close coupler mechanism. Length over the buffers 165 mm / 6-1/2".

    700150 (Märklin) AC wheel set.

    This car type (with a different car number) is available from Märklin as a 3-rail AC model under item no. 43040.

  • Publications

    - Main Catalog 2007/2008 - New items 2007 - Main Catalog 2008/2009 - Main Catalog 2009/2010 - Main Catalog 2010/2011
  • Prototype information

    In 1889, a rail line was built to the elegant spa of Langenschwalbach, now known as Bad Schwalbach. The line ran to Wiesbaden and had grades of about 3.3% as well as curves with a minimum radius 200 meters / 656 feet 2 inches. The Prussian State Railroad had a new type of passenger car built especially for service to the spa. Although commuter cars at that time almost always had two or three rigid axles, the Langenschwalbach cars were equipped with 2-axle trucks, initially with a short wheelbase of 1,650 mm / 65" and a small wheel diameter of 740 mm / 29-1/8".


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years