This extensively decorated locomotive symbolizes in a special paint scheme the history of the Cottbus locomotive and car maintenance facility from steam locomotive overhauling to the latest facility for the complicated maintenance of the ICEs.
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 218 diesel-hydraulic locomotive at the Maintenance Facility in Cottbus. B-B wheel arrangement. The locomotive looks as it does in Era VI.
One-time special series.
Motor with a bell-shaped armature.
Extensive paint scheme.
Model: The locomotive has an extensive, prototypical paint scheme in the Era VI version. It also has a motor with a bell-shaped armature. The locomotive has prototypically enlarged buffer plates. All axles on both trucks powered. The triple headlights and marker lights change over with the direction of travel and have warm white / red LEDs. The locomotive has a dark nickel-plated wheel treads. Length over the buffers 75 mm / 2-15/16".
Märklin and PIKO have supported the project for road number 218 497-6 intensively as publicity and cooperative partners right from the start.
As on the real life prototype, the logos of Märklin and PIKO adorn the end of the locomotive.
|Railway Company:||DB AG|
|Power system: ||DC|
|Anzahl angetriebene Achsen||4|
|Length over buffer:||75 mm|
|LED Top illumination||Yes|
|Headlights:||Triple headlights and two taillights, alternating with travel direction|
|Vorbild Logo||Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft|
|Delivery Date:||Q3 / 2021|
|Manufacturer price:||199,00 €|