Era: IV - V
Railroad: IV - V
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Electric locomotive Ae 6/6 "Kantonslok" of the SBB. Epoch IV–V.
Mold variant ! Technically and visually revised "canton locomotive" in red livery, with decorative stripes and Swiss emblem. Wrong-way-light replica (without function) and Swiss lighting arrangement.
Closed front apron for optional mounting included.
In 1955 began the success story of the series Ae 6/6 and 120 locomotives were delivered to the SBB. The Ae 6/6 proved perfect for the quick transportation of the rapidly growing goods accumulation, particularly at the long steep ramps of the Saint Gotthard's pass. At that time the slow "Crocodiles" which operated on the frequently used lines were too slow and therefore lost too much time. So the shapely Ae 6/6 power pack easily replaced the "Crocodile" and other older locomotives on all inclined main lines.
The Ae 6/6 achieved cult status during the last years of operation. After the decommissioning from the active service at the SBB, several locomotives have been preserved in museums for the next generations.
Metal die-cast chassis. Motor with flywheel. NEM 651 plug interface for the adaptation of decoders. 8 powered wheels, 2 of them with traction tyres. Current draw on all axles.
Triple LED headlights on both sides of the loco that change with the direction of travel. Close coupling mechanism on both sides of the loco for real close coupling if PROFI couplers 9545 are used (Delivery condition: Standards couplers). Coupler pockets according to NEM 355 standards. Closed front skirt is attached to the package.
Number of driven axles:4
Coupling:NEM shaft 355 with close coupling mechanism
Interface:Electrical interface for traction units according to NEM 651 standards with plug-in fixture
Head light:Light changes true to the Swiss original - direction dependent
Head light:Both sides of the vehicle are equipped with direction dependent triple headlights.
LED head light:yes
Length over buffer:115 mm
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