Spor: H0 Epoke: III AC
Class 42 Heavy Steam Freight Locomotive with a Tub-Style Tender
The class 42 wartime locomotives remaining on the ÖBB after the end of World War II formed an indispensable component in the transport of heavy freight. Fifty-one units turned in marvelous results pulling heavy freight trains on the Semmering line, sometimes in double-heading operation or also as pulling and pushing locomotives. Progressive electrification made the mighty class 42 units superfluous, and in 1966, the last unit was removed from service. Road number 42 2708 remains preserved and can be found at the Strasshof Railroad Museum near Vienna.
Prototype: Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) class 42 heavy steam freight locomotive with a type 2´2´T30 tub-style tender. Without smoke deflectors, pilot truck wheel set with solid wheels, rail clearance devices with large scoops, both lower headlights in the front of the locomotive built into the cylinder block. With added boards on the coalbunker on the tender. The locomotive looks as it did in the Fifties.
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 tub-style tender are constructed mostly of metal. A 7226 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The double 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 can be controlled in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The rear of the tender and the front of the locomotive have close couplers with NEM pockets and guide mechanisms. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm. Protective piston sleeves, brake hoses, and imitation prototype couplers are included. Length over the buffers 26.4 cm.
One-time series 2018