HO Scale Train Sets

Train set with an electric locomotive class 141 and two commuter coaches of the Deutsche Bundesbahn.

The train set contains an electric locomotive 141 248-5, a 2nd class commuter coach (replacement coach) type Bnrzb 725 and a commuter coach with control cab type BDnrzf 740 in ocean blue/beige livery.

■ Locomotive and coaches in unique test livery
■ Version of the 2nd class coach as a replacement coach
■ Matching coaches: item no. 64175
■ In digital mode available with individually switchable headlights or tail lights
■ Locomotive with switchable driver's cab lighting
■ Control cab coach with PluX16 interface and integrated decoder

In the mid-1970s, the Ausbesserungswerk Karlsruhe developed three prototype carriages for a push-pull train and urban railway operations in the Ruhr area. Why? There were many complaints from passengers that there was no WC in the ET 420 railcars on the long routes in the area of the Ruhrgebiet. So the Deutsche Bundesbahn relied on the many "Silberlinge" available at the time. The test coaches were given a new, more clearly arranged interior. Instead of the hinged folding doors, the vehicles were fitted with pivot-and-slide doors with electromagnetic door locking. Instead of the luggage compartment, seats were also installed in the driver's cab coach. The coaches were painted in ocean blue/beige colours. Compared to other trains at that time, the window band was ocean blue and the area under the windows beige. The 141 248, from the Hagen-Eckesey depot, was painted asymmetrically to give it an uniform appearance. Two additional standard "Silberlinge" were repainted to be used as replacement coaches. In the end, the train could not impress with its performance in the S-Bahn service, also because of the comparatively moderate acceleration capacity of the locomotive. The coaches were then used in the regular local traffic, which was not possible without restrictions; however, the coaches' accesses were only permitted for elevated platforms.

General data
- Number of axles with traction tyres - 1
- Number of driven axles - 4
- Interior lighting Article number - 40420
- Interior fitting - Model with interior furnishing
- Interior fitting - Driver's cab
- Coupling - NEM shaft 362 with close coupling mechanism
- Minimum radius - 358 mm
- Flywheel - yes
Electrical
- Interface - Electrical interface for traction units PluX22
- Head light - Two direction dependent tail lights and dual headlights.
- Interior lighting - Yes

We fully test & inspect every locomotive before it ships to you.
release
2021 New Item
scale
HO
category
Train Sets
era
Era IV (1970-1990)
Nationality
Germany
Railway
DB (Deutsche Bundesbahn)
Availability
4th Qtr 2021
our product code
R-61484
UPC/EAN
9005033614843
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