Product Features and Details
Derived from the DB class 152, the ?BB ordered 382 units of the classes 1016/1116/1216 starting in 1997. These locomotives had an unmistakable, refreshing appearance, which quickly led to the units' name Taurus (Steer). About 50 class 1116 electric locomotives have since been painted in the railjet design.Locomotives of this class presently pull the so-called railjet trains as well as regular Intercity/Eurocity trains.
Prototype: Austrian Federal Railways class 1116 Taurus electric locomotive, in the brownish red Railjet paint scheme. Locomotive road number 1116 228-8. The locomotive looks as it currently does in real life.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. 4 axles powered by means of cardan shafts. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. Long-distance headlights can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. The locomotive has the double A light function. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The cabs have interior details. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. Length over the buffers approximately 22.5 cm / 8-7/8.