79163 Electric locomotive E.656.072, FS

Electric locomotive E.656.072, FS



Discontinued, not available

Electric locomotive E.656.072 of Italian State Railways.

■ Version without horizontal buffer
■ Pantographs FS Type 52 with bent slide plate
■ Many extra applied plug-in parts
■ Delicately designed handrails
■ With individually switchable headlight or tail light in digital mode

The E.656 class is a six-axle Italian electric locomotive nicknamed "Caimano". It is a further development of the classes E.636, E.645 and E.646 with a likewise split locomotive body. However, compared to the class E.636, they have modified axle and pivot spacing. The high tractive power and the maximum speed of 150 km/h enable use in front of passenger and goods trains.

Additional Information

General data
Coupling NEM shaft 362 without close coupling mechanism
Minimum radius 358 mm
Flywheel yes
Number of driven axles 4
Number of axles with traction tyres 2
Article number 79163
Scale H0
Epoch IV
Railway Company FS
Motor 5-pole motor
Head light 3 headlight, dependent on the direction of travel/2 tail lights, dependent on the direction of travel
LED head light yes
Additional light function yes
Control AC
Interface Electrical interface for traction units PluX16
Digital decoder PluX16
Decoder-Type MS450P16
Sound yes
Buffer capacitor yes
Length over buffer 210 mm


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Spare part list (DE)
Configuration Variables & Function keys (DE)

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