Diesel locomotive 218 131 of the Deutsche Bahn.
■ Execution in traffic red livery
■ Model with fine, extra applied plug-in parts
■ Obstacle deflectors attached to the package
■ Rear light can be switched off with a DIP switch on each side of the locomotive
■ Driver's cab lighting installed; switchable in digital mode
■ Z21 driver's cab available
From 1971 onwards, the Deutsche Bundesbahn put 398 class 218 serial locomotives into service and then used them to haul passenger and goods trains. They can be found on most non-electrified lines and reach a maximum speed of 140 km/h with a power output of 1,840 kW. Over the years, Class 218 has been painted with several colours, with traffic red becoming the standard colour from 1997 on.
- Coupling - NEM shaft 355 with close coupling mechanism
- Minimum radius - 192 mm
- Number of driven axles - 4
- Traction tyres - 2
- Flywheel - yes