Märklin H0 - 34634 - Electric locomotive - Series 460 (Re 4 / 4VI) "Space Dream" - SBB CFF FFS

Märklin H0 - 34634 - Electric locomotive - Series 460 (Re 4 / 4VI) "Space Dream" - SBB CFF FFS
AC - Alternating current/Analogue, Delta, Digital - Near mint - In original box

Märklin H0 - 34634 - Electric locomotive Series 460 (Re 4/4VI) 'Space Dream' of the SBB-CFF-FFS.
With original packaging and booklet.

Special series, issued only in 1998.
In colourful livery.
Recessed pantographs.
Black chassis.

With Delta-decoder for use in both analogue and digital modes.
All the functions have been tested.
Undamaged and no paintwork issues.

Please see the large photo compilation of this very beautiful locomotive.
The presentation rail is not a part of this offer.

The Series Re 460 was developed and built by Schweizerische Lokomotiv-und Maschinenfabrik (SLM) in Winterthur and Asea-Brown-Boveri (ABB) in Zurich.

A total of 119 of these locomotives were built and delivered between 1991 and 1996.

In the 1970s the project "Bahn 2000" was launched, a new expansion programme for the Swiss Railways, the SBB. In 1985 an order was issued to develop a new series of locomotives which became known as the Re 4/4 VI. In 1987 twelve units were ordered, followed by a further 87 units in 1989 and another 20 units in 1992. The first locomotive, which according to the new nomenclature of the SBB is referred to as series 460, was taken into service in 1992. These locomotives have 4 axles and 4 motors and are manufactured by the companies ABB and SLM. Each engine has a maximum power output of 1560 kW. The latest technologies were used in the construction and manufacture of these locomotives. The driver's cab, for example, was not made of metal but of fibreglass-reinforced plastic (GRP). The entire front was then glued against the body of the locomotive.[1]

Mainline History:
The Series Re 460 was deployed both for passenger and freight transport. In 1994 an Re 460 was fitted with advertising (Agfa film) for the first time. This was an additional source of income and proved to be a success, after which more and more Re460 locomotives were done out in advertising livery.

Lot details
No. of items
Electric locomotive
Railroad company
Catalogue Number
Power supply
AC - Alternating current
Analogue, Delta, Digital
Near mint
In original box
Additional information
Series 460 (Re 4 / 4VI) "Space Dream"
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