HO Scale AC Steam Locomotives

2023 New Item


OBB Class 44 Steam Locomotive (MFX+ w/Sound)

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$494.94 USD
MSRP $550.00 USD
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Prototype: Austrian Federal Railways (BBÖ) class 44 heavy steam freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T34 standard design coal tender. Black basic paint scheme. Standard design Wagner smoke deflectors, German State Railroad lamps, pilot truck wheel set with spoked wheels, with smoke box central locking, and without inductive magnets. Road number 44 542. The locomotive looks as it did around 1949.


  • Tooling changes.
  • Version with Wagner smoke deflectors.
  • Air compressor and feedwater pump moved to the running board.
  • Prototypical tooling changes to the running board.
  • Running boards run to the smoke box door and diagonally down to the buffer beam.
  • German State Railroad lamps included as dual headlights on the locomotive and tender.
  • World of Operation mfx+ digital decoder and a variety of operation and sound functions included.
  • Cab lighting, firebox flickering, and flickering in the ash pan can be controlled digitally.
  • Partially open bar frame with mostly clear view between the running gear and the boiler.
  • High-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler.

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and the coal tender are constructed mostly of metal. The 7226 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting, firebox flickering, and the flickering in the ash pan can also be controlled separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. There is a close coupler with an NEM pocket and a guide mechanism on the tender and on the front of the locomotive. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Protective sleeves for the piston rods, brake hoses, and imitation couplers are included as detail parts.
Length over the buffers 26 cm / 10-1/4".

  Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
Mobile Station 2**
Headlight(s) * * * * *
Smoke generator contact * * * * *
Steam locomotive op. sounds * * * * *
Locomotive whistle * * * * *
Direct control * * * * *
Sound of squealing brakes off   * * * *
Engineer's cab lighting   * * * *
Whistle for switching maneuver   * * * *
Flickering Light in Fire Box   * * * *
Air Pump     * * *
Letting off Steam     * * *
Sound of coal being shoveled     * * *
Tipping grate     * * *
Water Pump     * * *
Injectors     * * *
Replenishing coal     * * *
Replenishing water         *
Replenishing sand         *
Sanding         *
"Switcher Double ""A"" Light"         *
Switching maneuver         *
Generator Sounds         *
Control function         *
Special light function         *
Rail Joints         *
Safety Valve         *
Sound of Couplers Engaging         *

We fully test & inspect every locomotive before it ships to you.
2023 New Item
AC Steam Locomotives
Era III (1945-1970)
OBB (Osterreichische Bundesbahnen or Austrian Federal Railways)
4th Qtr. 2023
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Scale: HO    Era: 3    
Country: Austria
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$116.95 USD
MSRP $130.00 USD
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