Roco 74097 HO Gauge DB Christoforus-Express Car Transporter Set (3) IV

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WORKING ORDER: Yes.

COSMETIC CONDITION: New.

Details

The set contains three car transport carriages for the auto-train "Christoforus-Express" of the Deutsche Bundesbahn.

The set contains two coaches of the type Dm in ocean blue livery and one coach of the type DDm in distant blue livery.

  • Model has extremely detailed guard rails
  • The model is flexible and can also be used in cross-border car transportation
  • The coaches perfectly match the DB electric locomotive 103 195-4: RC70210/RC70211/RC78211

Prototype

From 1969, the Deutsche Bundesbahn established the D 1410/1411 as a fast daily connection between Düsseldorf/Cologne and Munich. For the first time, DB attempted to attract normal and business travel to the railways all year round with tariffs that were particularly favourable compared to the price of tourist tickets. The travel time was less than seven hours.

To enable the train to reach speeds of up to 160kmh, 20 DDm 915 cars were equipped with magnetic rail brakes. From 1971 the electric locomotive series 103 was used for locomotion.


Model

General Data

Era IV
Coupling NEM shaft 362 with close coupling mechanism
AC Wheel Set Retrofit with RC40195

Measurements

Length over Buffers 909mm

 

BOXED: Yes.

NOTES:

Roco 74097 HO Gauge DB Christoforus-Express Car Transporter Set (3) IV

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