Micro Macro Mundo Inc.
7564 S.W. 117th. Ave.
Miami Florida 33183
Monday to Friday11 to 7 (Mar/11 to Nov/4)
11 to 6 (Nov/5 to Mar/10)
10 to 3 Saturdays
Model: The car has the new longer length. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16. The car has underbody details specific to this design. The trucks have disk brakes. The car is ready for installation of the 7319 current-conducting coupling or the 72020/72021 current-conducting couplers, 73406 pickup shoes, the 73400/73401 (2 per car) lighting kit, and the 73409 marker light kit. Length over the buffers 28.2 cm / 11-1/8. DC wheel set: 4 x 700580.
City-Bahn. Branch lines have always been problem children for the German railroad. In 1984, the German Federal Railroad took a new approach to increase the attractiveness of service on little used routes. The project went under the name City-Bahn and initially one route for selected for this service: Cologne Gummersbach. Silberlinge / Silver Coins commuter cars were used as rolling stock and were rebuilt to the latest standard at that time. A train café was set up in one of the cars and the exterior of these trains was borrowed from the paint scheme for the S-Bahn in the Rhine/Ruhr area. The paint scheme for the locomotives was adapted to that of the trains in order to achieve a high level of recognition for the City-Bahn product. Class 218 diesels were used on the route Cologne Gummersbach. The railroad was able to register a clear increase in passengers thanks to the City-Bahn, and this increase was the result of the dense service at regular intervals. Without a doubt the City-Bahn concept kept rail service alive on routes threatened with abandonment until it was replaced by its successor, the Stadt-Express or City Express.
The class 218 City-Bahn locomotive and a City-Bahn car set to go with this car can be found in the Marklin H0 assortment under item nos. 39182 and 43808. This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 23435.
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