Märklin H0 - 39420 - Electric locomotive - Series Re 4/4 I of the SBB-CFF
With original packaging but without the booklet.
Running number 10015.
Electric locomotive Series Re 4/4 I of the Swiss State Railways or SBB.
In the original green corporate livery of era III circa 1965.
With mfx decoder and controlled high power drive.
Powered on all 4 axles.
With traction tyres.
Separately mounted running boards on the roof. Affixed handrails are also metal.
Display of the crossing gangways in the front and railings.
Swiss alternating signal lighting (Three-point front signal lighting/white and end signal lights) in traditional mode and digitally controlled, and alternates with changes in direction of travel.
Lighting is with low-maintenance LEDs.
The length between the buffers is 17.1 cm.
Front signal lights.
All the functions have been tested.
Undamaged and without paintwork issues.
Please see the photographs for an accurate impression of this lot.
In 1947, the series Re 4/4 ushered in a new era and this new generation of locomotives appeared on the Swiss railways. With the commissioning of the Re 4/4 Series, the Swiss Federal Railways changed their entire concept of rail transport. This locomotive that operated on bogies and without driveshafts and had a top speed of 125 km/h, allowed far shorter travel times. Until today they represent a milestone in the history of Swiss locomotive construction. The fast machine, which was remarkably light with only a service mass of 57 t, overcame its deployment time extremely well. With the transition from heavy, slow express train traffic to fast city connections with short stop times, she ushered in a new era in SBB rail traffic. These powerful and versatile engines - 1855kw (2520 horsepower) were used in commuter, as well as multiple roles where their traction power was well suited to the new traction requirements. Their great acceleration capabilities as well as the electrical resistance braking systems were well suited for use with the SBB-Leichstahl carriages. These then represented for some considerable time the passenger rail services of Swiss local rail travel.
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- Electric locomotive
- Railroad company
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- Power supply
- AC - Alternating current
- Digital MFX, Softdrive, Sound
- In original box
- Additional information
- Serie Re 4/4 I.