Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 103.1 express locomotive. Regular production model in the crimson/beige TEE special paint scheme, with two rows of vents on the sides, with end skirting, with buffer cladding, and double arm pantographs. Used in IC service. The locomotive looks as it did approximately at the start of the Seventies.
Model: The frame and body are constructed of die-cast metal. The locomotive has a 21-pin digital connector. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. The engineer's cabs have interior details. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has detailed roof equipment. Length over the buffers 21.9 cm / 8-5/8".
The class 103.1 is the ideal motive power for the IC express train passenger car set available under item number 31131 (Your specialty dealer will be happy to exchange wheel sets for you free of charge. Suitable couplers are included!).