German Federal Railroad (DB) class 290 heavy diesel switch engine. Locomotive road number 290 090-0. Ocean blue basic paint scheme. The locomotive looks as it did starting in 1987.
The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion, centrally mounted. 4 axles powered through 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. The headlights at Locomotive Ends 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive engineer turns in the direction of travel and looks out the window when the locomotive is stopped. The locomotive has the new Telex couplers and cab lighting. The couplers have the uncoupling maneuver. The cab details are shown in relief. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons and handrails. Add-on steps to the engineer’s cab can be installed on the locomotive for larger radius curves. Length over the buffers 16.4 cm / 6-7/16″.