Brawa HO Scale Steam Locomotives

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  • Boiler, driver's cab and tender made of high-quality, impact-resistant plastic
  • Perforated underframe and spoked wheels in die-cast zinc
  • Smoke generator and sound decoder, either built in or as a retrofit option
  • Illuminated driver's cab
  • True-to epoch lighting, multipart lamp housing
  • Standard shaft rear with link guide
  • Close coupling between locomotive and tender
  • Perfectly replicated back boilerplate
  • Finest paintwork and printing
  • Lines and extra mounted parts in minimum material thickness
  • Extra mounted steps
  • Drive in the tender
  • Single axle bearing
  • True-to-scale details
  • Epoch-typical toe bearing
  • Many extra mounted parts
  • 1000 mm leading wheels
  • Cast discharge boxes on the cylinders
  • Valve gear holder in welded design
  • Tender 2'2' T34


Navigable minimum radius: The models of BR 01 are technically suitable for R 360. For best driving characteristics we recommend the use on R 420.

The Kassel-based Henschel Company delivered the 01 173 locomotive to the Göttingen P railway depot under the works serial number 22721 in 1936. In addition to the North-South route, the Göttinger 01 also operated
on routes to the west and east and turned around in Berlin and Osnabrück. The 01 173 was not in operation at the end of the war and its association to a railway depot is unknown. It was only restored in 1948
and then moved to Cologne operating railway station via Hagen Eckesey. Except for a brief loan to Osnabrück, it remained here for almost twenty years, although it was located at the Deutzerfeld railway depot from
1964. The "Cologne 01" vehicles travelled along the Rhine from Ludwigshafen and Mannheim to Arnhem and Hamm as well as to Kassel and Osnabrück. In 1967, the locomotive relocated to Hof, the last 01 stronghold.
It was here that the "Ulmer Eisenbahn Freunde e.V. (UEF)" [Ulm Railway Friends Association] noticed the locomotive in 1973. The association tried all Hofer 01 vehicles as part of their search for a larger club
steam locomotive. The locomotive's good general condition saved it from the cutting torch. The UEF used it for numerous special train journey up until 1975 when it was replaced by a 01 1066 as a result of laborious
boiler work. Today, the 01 173 is owned by the "Freunde und Förderer des Deutschen Technikmuseums Berlin e.V." [Friends and Sponsors of the German Museum of Technology, Berlin] and is currently being restored to
an operative condition under museum-based aspect in cooperation with the UEF Historischer Dampfschnellzug e.V. [UEF Historical Steam Express Train Association].

• Road no.: 01 173
• DC Analog Basic Plus Version
• Ready for installation of digital Sound
• Ready for Smoke Generator

We fully test & inspect every locomotive before it ships to you.
2018 New Item
Era III (1945-1970)
DB (Deutsche Bundesbahn)
2nd Quarter 2019
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