Roco 71934 HO Gauge DB BR601 Alpen-See-Express 7 Car DMU IV

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WORKING ORDER: Yes.

COSMETIC CONDITION: New.

Details

This is a 7 piece set: Diesel multiple unit class 601 "Alpen-See-Express" of the Deutsche Bundesbahn.

The set contains one driven motor car, two open seating cars, one dining car, two compartment cars, and one non-driven motor car.

  • Anniversary model - "60 years of Roco"
  • Looks faithful to when it was operating in the 1980s
  • True to original livery and lettering

The model can be made longer with the addition of three RC74079 additional coaches matching the "Alpen-See-Express", DB.

Prototype

With the introduction of the series classification table of the DB on January 1st 1968 the powered end cars of the VT 11.5 were renumbered to BR 601, the middle wagons to BR 901.

In 1971 the Deutsche Bundesbahn set up the Intercity system as a city express traffic system with 1st class vehicles and a every two hours interval. On average six units were in service every day.

After a conversion in 1980, the locomotive operated in the special tourist traffic ("Alpen-See-Express"). Departing from Hamburg and Dortmund, the tourist trains ran to popular vacation areas in Southern Germany and Austria.


Model

General Data

Era IV
Axles with Traction Tyres 1
Driven Axles 4
Interior Lighting Retrofit with RC40360
Interior Fitting Model is all fitted out with interior furnishings
Coupling In-house produced coupling mechanism
Minimum Radius 358mm
Flywheel Yes

Electrical

Motor 5-pole Motor
Headlight Two direction dependent tail lights and dual headlights
Interface Electrical interface for traction units according to NEM 652 standards with plug-in fixture

Measurements

Length over Buffers 1510mm

 

BOXED: Yes.

NOTES:

Roco 71934 HO Gauge DB BR601 Alpen-See-Express 7 Car DMU IV

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