The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. The headlights and the smoke generator that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and the tender. The front of the locomotive and the back of the tender have a close coupler with a guide mechanism and an NEM coupler pocket. Minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16'. Brake hoses and piston rod protection sleeves are included. Length over the buffers 24.5 cm / 9-5/8'.
German Federal Railroad (DB) class 23.0 passenger steam locomotive. Road number 23 003. The locomotive looks as it did around 1963/64.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22505.
Improved spacing between locomotive and tender
This class 23 is a real gem for every model railroad layout.The prototype proved itself even in pulling trains on lines with many grades. With its marvelous features and the close spacing between the locomotive and tender, it reflects Era III superbly.