Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 140 standard design electric locomotive. Chrome oxide green basic paint scheme. Version with double lamps, plastic rain gutters above the end windows and cab doors, "Schweiger" design ventilation grills (original version), undivided engine room windows with rubber gaskets, and end grab irons. The locomotive looks as it did around 1989. Use: Freight and passenger trains in both commuter and long-distance service.Highlights:
Model: The locomotive is new tooling. The body and frame are constructed of die-cast zinc. The locomotive has a built-in digital decoder and sound generator for operation with DCC and Selectrix. The motor has a flywheel. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights and marker lights change over with the direction of travel. Warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has cab lighting. All of the lighting can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has a close coupler mechanism. It also has separately applied grab irons. Length over the buffers 103 mm / 4-1/16".