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N Scale - Kato Lemke - K10818 - Engine, Diesel, EMD Class 66 - HGK - DE 673

N Scale - Kato Lemke - K10818 - Engine, Diesel, EMD Class 66 - HGK - DE 673

Brand Kato Lemke
Stock Number K10818
Original Retail Price 129.90€
Manufacturer Kato
Image Provider's Website Link
Body Style Kato Diesel Engine Class 66
Road or Company Name HGK (Details)
Additional Markings/Slogan Transpetrol
Reporting Marks HGK
Road or Reporting Number DE 673
Paint Color(s) Gray w. Yellow ends
Print Color(s) White
Body Construction Injection Molded Plastic
Coupler Type Rapido Hook
Wheel Type Chemically Blackened Metal
Wheel Profile Small Flange (Low Profile)
DCC Readiness Ready
Release Date 2008-09-01
Item Category Locomotives
Model Type Diesel
Model Subtype EMD
Model Variety Class 66
Prototype Engine, Diesel, EMD Class 66
Prototype Manufacturer Name EMD
Prototype Model Name Class 66
Prototype Year(s) of Production 1998-2015
Region Europe
Era/Epoch Epoch V: 1990 - 2007

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Body Style Information: Kato first released this EMD Class 66 in 2006 . Kato modeled Class 66 as they can be found with several operators on continental Europe. This is a true 1:160 scale model, as opposed to British models of Class 66 such as Dapol that are scaled 1:144:

Dapol on Top, Kato below

The front Rapido coupler can be replaced by a dummy coupler (supplied) for more realistic appearance of front end.
Up to production year 2008 (ref. 10818) all models shipped without traction tires. From 2009 on (ref. 10819), models were equipped with 2 traction tires (with exception of model ref. 10821/66033).

DCC Information: Accepts NEM 651 / NMRA 6-pin decoders.
An example of installation of a 6-pin decoder can be seen in Digitrax DZ126IN instruction manual.

Prototype Information: The Class 66 is a type of six-axle diesel electric freight locomotive developed in part from the Class 59, for use on the railways of the UK. Since its introduction the class has been successful and has been sold to British and other European railway companies. In Continental Europe it is marketed as the EMD Series 66 (JT42CWR).

Read more on Wikipedia: British Class 66 and EMD Class 66.

Road/Company Information:
Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln AG (HGK) is a subsidiary of the Stadtwerke Köln (SWK), located in Cologne, Germany, with its main business areas in railway freight transport, port handling, vehicle workshop, network provision and real estate leasing.

Read more (in German) on Wikipedia.

Brand/Importer Information:
Wolfgang Lemke GmbH from Haan, Germany, is an importer and also a manufacturer of model articles, especially for model railways in N and H0 scales.

Since 1990, Lemke has been the general importer for Kato's products in Germany and Europe. Not only American and Japanese models were imported, but also models for the German and European market were produced under the name 'Kato Lemke'.

Item created by: Alain LM on 2017-01-31 16:16:36

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