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Fleischnann 781289 Scale: 1:160, N *DRG BR78.0-5 Ruhr-Schnellverkehr Train Pack II(DCC-Fitted)

Fleischnann 781289 Scale: 1:160, N *DRG BR78.0-5 Ruhr-Schnellverkehr Train Pack II(DCC-Fitted)


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PROTOTYPE DETAILS

Anniversary train 2020 "Fast traffic Ruhr" - the set contains a tender locomotive class 78.0-5 and three 4-axle compartment cars of the Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft. The set contains 1 tender locomotive class 78.0-5, 1 2nd/3rd class compartment car and brakeman's cab type BC4 pr04, 1 3rd class compartment car with brakeman's cab type C4 pr04 and 1 3rd class compartment car without brakeman's cab type C4 pr04.

In 1932, the Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft introduced the so-called "Ruhr-Schnellverkehr", a forerunner of the later S-Bahn. The train was formed with Prussian compartment cars of the types BC4 and C4 due to the required rapid passenger change. The colour scheme wine red / cream was the standard colour scheme in the Ruhr rapid traffic in the 1930s. The window sections of the second class were painted light blue for better recognition.

The Reichsbahn had indeed noticed that the colours used for the time being violet and cream were actually reserved for the upmarket long-distance traffic. As train locomotives the series 38.10-40 (Prussian P 8) and 78 (pr. T 18) were used. The specially designed machines for the Ruhr rapid transit received a sign above the smoke chamber with the inscription "Ruhr Schnellverkehr".

 

CONTENTS

  • 1 x Class BR 78 Steam Locomotive
  • 1 x DRG 2nd and 3rd Class Coach
  • 1 x DRG 3rd Class Coach with Brakemans Cab
  • 1 x DRG 3rd Class Coach
 

MODEL DETAILS

  • DCC Decoder Fitted
  • Directional LED Lighting
  • Detailed Interior
  • NEM Couplings