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N Scale - Rocky-Rail - RR437036 - Locomotive, Electric, Alstom Prima - SNCF - 437036

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Production TypeSpecial Run
Stock NumberRR437036
Original Retail Price$165.90
BrandRocky-Rail
ManufacturerRocky-Rail
Body StyleRocky-Rail Electric Prima
Image Provider's WebsiteLink
Prototype VehicleLocomotive, Electric, Alstom Prima (Details)
Road or Company NameSNCF (Details)
Reporting MarksSNCF
Road or Reporting Number437036
Paint Color(s)Green, Silver and White
Print Color(s)Green and White
Paint SchemeFret
Coupler TypeRapido Hook
Coupler MountBody-Mount
Wheel TypeChemically Blackened Metal
Wheel ProfileSmall Flange (Low Profile)
Ready-to-RunNo
DCC ReadinessReady
Release Date2018-09-01
Item CategoryLocomotives
Model TypeElectric
Model SubtypeAlstom
Model VarietyBB 37000
Prototype RegionEurope
Prototype EraEU Epoch VI (2001 - Present)
Years Produced2001-2006
Scale1/160



Specific Item Information: Wheathered
Model Information: These models have a metal frame with a 5-pole motor with flywheel and are finely detailed. They are fitted with white and red lights changing with the direction of travel.

For an in-depth review, please visit: Locgeek
DCC Information: Accepts NEM 651 / NMRA 6-pin decoders
Prototype History:
Alstom Prima is a family of modular diesel and electric locomotives. For the French market, the Prima has been delivered in electric version as SNCF BB 27000, BB 27300, and BB 37000, and in diesel version as BB 75000. One unit of an experimental quadruple voltage BB 47000 was built, but SNCF did not order the series.

The BB 27000 is a series of 4-axle Bo'Bo'electric locomotives commissioned by the French state railway SNCF. Ordered in two batches in 1998 and 2002, they were delivered from November 2001 to February 2006. A total of 180 units have been produced. They have been designed for freight operations to renew the ageing CC 7000, CC 7100, BB 8100 and BB 12000.

Power output: 5,725 hp (4,200 kW)
Dual voltage: 25kV 50Hz AC / 1500V DC (2 pantographs)

The BB 37000 is a series of 4-axle Bo'Bo'electric locomotives commissioned by the French state railway SNCF. Ordered in 2002, they were delivered from April 2004 to December 2006. A total of 60 units have been produced. They have been designed for freight operations to renew notably the ageing BB 20200. This is the "international" version of the BB 27000, able to operate in Germany and Switzerland.

Power output: 5,725 hp (4,200 kW)
Triple voltage: 25kV 50Hz AC / 1500V DC / 15kV 16⅔Hz AC (3 pantographs)

The above description has been created specifically for TroveStar N scale database by Alain LM, as summary in English of the following French publication:
Source: Le Train. Encyclopédie du matériel moteur SNCF. Tome 9: Locomotives bicourant, bifréquences et polytension (2e partie). ISSN 1296-5537. Olivier Constant. Septembre 2012.
Road Name History:
SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français; "National society of French railways" or "French National Railway Company") is France's national state-owned railway company and manages the rail traffic in France and the Principality of Monaco. SNCF operates the country's national rail services, including the TGV, France's high-speed rail network. Its functions include operation of railway services for passengers and freight, and maintenance and signalling of rail infrastructure.

SNCF employs more than 180,000 people in 120 countries around the globe. The railway network consists of about 32,000 km (20,000 mi) of route, of which 1,800 km (1,100 mi) are high-speed lines and 14,500 km (9,000 mi) electrified. About 14,000 trains are operated daily. The company has its headquarters in Saint Denis (93200), near Paris, 2 place aux Etoiles.

In 2010 SNCF was ranked 22nd in France and 214th globally on the Fortune Global 500 list.

It is the main business of the SNCF group, which in 2014 employed 245,763 people and had 27.2 billion € of sales in 120 countries.

From Wikipedia
Brand/Importer Information:
Rocky-Rail is a small Belgium brand producing model trains of high quality, using sustainable materials, like metal and photo-etched nickel silver.
From 2017 on, Rocky-Rail scale N range will be continued by REE Modèles.

Item created by: Alain LM on 2018-12-02 20:42:41

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