Class Ge 4/4 I Electric Locomotive
At the end of the Eighties, the RhB still needed the class Ge 4/4 I locomotives, which had become 40 years old. Since it was conceivable that they would still remain in use a while longer, these locomotives were modernized. Multiple unit control was installed and other technical changes were carried out, but the most striking were the new cabs with two large windows. Even if some of the locomotives were already scrapped, several of these partially 70+ year old locomotives are still in use.
This is a model of a Rhaetian Railroad class Ge 4/4 I electric locomotive, road number 602. This is a reproduction of the converted locomotive with new ends. The red paint scheme and lettering are prototypical for Era VI. Four wheelsets driven by two powerful, ball bearing Bühler motors. The locomotive has an mfx/DCC decoder with many light and sound functions. It also has double-arm pantographs driven by servomotors that can be controlled digitally. The roof equipment is prototypical. Length over the buffers 54 cm / 21-1/4″.