Prototype: High speed train painted and lettered for the THALYS PBKA of Thalys International, Brussels, Belgium in the multi-system version for service between Paris, Brussels, Cologne, and Amsterdam. 1 intermediate car (R4), bar car 2nd class, and 1 intermediate car (R5), 2nd class. The newest paint scheme. The cars look as they currently do in real life in 2010.
|Gauge / Design type||Trix H0 /|
|Kind||Passenger Car Sets|
Model: This is a 2-part add-on car set for lengthening the THALYS PBKA high speed train, item no. 22371, to a 10-car unit. The cars have factory-installed interior lighting with maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. The interior lighting is powered through a continuous electrical connection through the entire train. The two intermediate cars are permanently coupled together. There is a guide mechanism in the Jakobs trucks. The cars are a scale reproduction. The minimum radius for operation is therefore 360 mm / 14-3/16", when there is sufficient clearance on both sides.
Length of the pair of cars 43 cm / 16-15/16".
The 22371 basic set can be expanded with the 23466, 23467, and 23468 extension sets to a prototypical 10-car unit.
This model can be found in an AC version in the Märklin H0 assortment under item no. 43441.