Brawa 40512 - Steam Locomotive T8 KPEV

Brawa 40512 Steam Locomotive T8 KPEV

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Scale: H0-Scale

UPC or EAN: 4012278405124

Product Description

Steam Locomotive T8 KPEV DC

After the 'Eisenbahnbau- und Betriebsordnung' ('Act for the Construction and Operations of Railways') also permitted a maximum speed of 50 kph on branch lines from 4th November 1904, several railway divisions requested a C-coupled tender locomotive which was also capable of achieving this speed. In 1902, such a locomotive had been rejected in view of the T 12, which was at the development stage. The chief engineer and advocate of super heated steam Robert Garbe planned a universal locomotive which could be used both as for passenger and for freight trains. Linke-Hofmann in Breslau was commissioned with the development of the design, from whose factory halls the first Prussian T 8 engines then came in 1908. The large wheels and the lack of mass compensation made the locomotive judder at high speeds, which led to corresponding nicknames such as &quot, boneshaker&quot, . Another blunder was the much too high weight, which prevented its use on branch lines de facto. Due to its good acceleration, however, the T 8 was to provide good service on suburban lines in Berlin.

  • Filigree reversing gear
  • Finest paintwork and printing
  • Freestanding pipes
  • Prepared for smoke generator
  • Boiler and wheels in die-cast zinc
  • Spring buffers
  • Illuminated driver's cab
  • NEM-standard short-coupling
  • 21-pole interface

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Manufacturer Brawa
Item 40512
Scale H0-Scale (1:87)

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Era I
UPC or EAN (GTIN) 4012278405124

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