Era designation VI
Metrans
New 2020
 
ROGER MAHLER

Diesel Locomotive 291 „SUNRAIL” Metrans

Road no.: 291 038-8

Item no. 41574
Direct current Analogue BASIC+
Prepared for locomotive sound
Delivery date: Q II 2021
Item no. 41576
Direct current Digital EXTRA
Integrated locomotive sound
Remote-controllable digital coupling
Functional, switchable fan
Energy Storage
Decoder Doehler & Haass
Delivery date: Q II 2021
Item no. 41577
Alternating current Digital EXTRA
Integrated locomotive sound
Remote-controllable digital coupling
Functional, switchable fan
Energy Storage
Decoder Doehler & Haass
Delivery date: Q II 2021
Direct current Analogue BASIC+

Prepared for locomotive sound

Direct current Digital EXTRA

Integrated locomotive sound

Remote-controllable digital coupling

Functional, switchable fan

Energy Storage

Decoder Doehler & Haass

Alternating current Digital EXTRA

164,6
Length over buffer in mm

Navigable minimum radius 360 mm

PluX22

2 wheels with fiction tyres

Locomotive has flywheel drive

Triple headlights and two red taillights alternating with the direction of travel

With interior lighting

The model has a coupler pocket but no short coupling cinematic

The model has spring buffers

 

Model details

  • All axles are driven
  • All specific details of the 290, 291, 294, 295 and 296 ranges taken into account (e.g. different position of the fan, additional handrails and different bogie equipment)
  • Lights equipped with maintenance-free LEDs
  • Chassis and gearbox housing manufactured from zinc die-casting
  • Etched radiator grille
  • Spring buffers
  • Free standing handles and handrails
  • Clear view through the driver cabin
  • Reproduction of the brake linkage
  • Realistic presentation of the bogie frame incl. the axle drives
  • Light change

   
EXTRA digital version

The following features can be digitally controlled:

  • Original sound and driven fan
  • Filigree electronic coupling with NEM pocket
  • Shunting light and red rear light can be individually controlled
  • Driver cabin lighting

   

It is possible to retrospectively convert the Diesel Locomotive V 90 from analogue to digital via a PluX22 interface (only sound functions). Please note that it is not possible to retrospectively convert the digital

remotecontrol coupling, the driven fan or the additional light functions.

Overview of technical functions

Driving function
Light change
Tail lights separately switchable 1) 3)
Driver cabin lighting 1) 3)
Shunting lights 1) 3)
Light setting programmable for analogue operation
Digital interfacePluX22PluX22PluX22
Decoder
Sound
Energy storage 1) 2) 2) 2)
Functional fan
Digital coupling (NEM-standard close coupling)
Locomotive Card
Additional information

1) Function only available in digital mode

2) Storage capacitor for interruption-free travel in sections without current or on soiled tracks

3) Programmable for analogue operation

 

Further models of the same series

Diesel Locomotive BR 290 DB
Schiene

Diesel Locomotive BR 290 DB