Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) class C 5/6 "Elephant" steam freight locomotive, with a 3-axle tender and conversion to oil firing. Locomotive road number 2976. The locomotive looks as it did in the Fifties.
Model: The locomotive has a 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 tender are constructed chiefly of metal. The locomotive has a factory-installed 72270 smoke unit. The triple headlights on the locomotive and 2 lights on the tender change over with the direction of travel. They and the built-in smoke unit will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting can also be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is an adjustable coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The front of the locomotive has an NEM pocket and a close coupler. The rear of the tender has an NEM pocket, a close coupler, and a guide mechanism. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves and imitation prototype couplers are included. Length over the buffers 22.3 cm / 8-3/4".
- The most powerful SBB steam locomotive, with the nickname "Elephant".
- The only locomotive of this class converted to oil firing.
- Prototypical tooling changes including an oil tank on the tender.
- Cab lighting can also be controlled digitally.
- Factory-installed smoke unit.
- Digital decoder and extensive operation and sound functions included.
Dampflokomotive mit Trix Schlepptender Serie C 5/6 "Elefant"