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73043 - Steam locomotive class 70.0, DB

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Epoch: III   |
Gauge: H0   |
Elect. system: 2L - Digital   |
Steam locomotive class 70.0 (bay. PT 2/3) of the Deutsche Bundesbahn.

■ Fine wheelsets and control
■ Ideal for use on branch lines
■ Perfectly matches the local train: Item 74054
■ FLEISCHMANN PROFI plug-in coupling for replacement is included
■ Sound creation in cooperation with the company Leosoundlab

The class 70.0 was a tender locomotive for light passenger trains. The Königlich Bayerische Staats-Eisenbahnen ordered it as class Pt 2/3. Between 1909 and 1916, 97 machines were built by the company Krauss in Munich. To optimise the traffic on the local railways' lines, a door was installed at the rear, through which the stoker could enter the train to take over the duties of the locomotive driver. Another characteristic feature of this locomotive was the unusually large distance of 4000 mm between the driving and running axle. This resulted in an efficient and economically viable lightweight construction of the machine, which later proved to be an excellent choice.

After the Second World War, the DB took over 89 locomotives reaching top speeds of up to 65 km/h and continued to use them on Southern German branch lines until the 1960s. The last locomotive was scrapped in 1963.
Spare parts
General data
NEM shaft 362 with close coupling mechanism
Minimum radius
358 mm
Number of driven axles
Electrical interface for traction units according to NEM 651 standards with plug-in fixture
Head light
Direction dependent dual headlights
Digital decoder
NEM 651
Decoder type
Length over buffer
107 mm

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