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Fulgurex - 1161/1 - Locomotive, Electric, BE 4/4 - Bodensee–Toggenburg - 11

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Stock Number1161/1
Body StyleFulgurex Electric Engine Be 4/4
Prototype VehicleLocomotive, Electric, BE 4/4 (Details)
Road or Company NameBodensee–Toggenburg (Details)
Reporting MarksBT
Road or Reporting Number11
Paint Color(s)Green
Print Color(s)White
Paint Scheme1994
Coupler TypeRapido Hook NEM Standard Pocket
Coupler MountBody-Mount
Wheel TypeNickel-Silver Plated Metal
Wheel ProfileStandard
DCC ReadinessReady
Release Date2022-01-01
Item CategoryLocomotives
Model TypeElectric
Model SubtypeBe
Model Variety4/4
Prototype RegionEurope
Prototype EraEU Epoch II (1920 - 1945)
Years Produced1930
Track GaugeN standard

Specific Item Information: Production Run: 30 Pieces
Prototype History:
On the occasion of its electrification, the Bodensee-Toggenburg-Bahn (BT) procured in 1930 six locomotives of the type Be 4/4 and two railcars BCFe 2/4 . The motor coaches were related in the electrical part with the Be 4/4 and had the same drive motors.

The locomotives were ordered from the Ateliers de Sécheron (SAAS) in Geneva, which built the electric part and supplied its spring drive. The mechanical part came from the Swiss locomotive and machine factory in Winterthur. The Be 4/4 was designed on the model of the BBÖ 1170 and the BBÖ 1170.1, with which one had already had good experiences in Austria.
Road Name History:
The Bodensee–Toggenburg railway is a mainly single-track standard-gauge line connecting Romanshorn on Lake Constance (Bodensee in German) and the Toggenburg region in Eastern Switzerland. It was built by the Bodensee-Toggenburg-Bahn (BT), a former railway company, which existed from 1910 until its merger with the "old" Südostbahn (SOB) to form the "new" Südostbahn (SOB) on 1 January 2001. Today, the line together with the Wattwil–Ebnat-Kappel section forms the eastern network of the Südostbahn.

The BT consisted of the standard gauge adhesion railway from Romanshorn to St. Gallen St. Fiden (19.13 km) opened on 3 October 1910 and the standard gauge adhesion line from St. Gallen to Wattwil (31.74 km), as well as the line from Ebnat-Kappel to Nesslau-Neu St. Johann (7.85 km) opened on 1 October 1912.

The connecting sections of line from St. Gallen St. Fiden to St. Gallen HB and from Wattwil to Ebnat-Kappel were controlled by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), as it leased the Wattwil–Ebnat-Kappel section from the BT.From Wikipedia
Brand/Importer Information:
Fulgurex was created in 1947 as a specialized model train shop located in Lausanne, Switzerland. They specialize in high quality brass models from scales N to 1, with focus on Swiss and French rolling stock

Historical accuracy, research for authenticity, technical precision; these distinct criteria with a zest of nostalgia for the great years of railway history, provide our inspiration and guidelines. A production scheme offering models to collectors all over the world which are objets d'art and become valuable collectors items.
Item created by: CNW400 on 2022-11-19 21:40:29. Last edited by gdm on 2022-11-22 08:33:32

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