44509 - H0 Twindexx IC2-Middle Car 2nd Cl. DB, VI, DC EXT
Exactly scale 1:87
True-to-original length over buffer
Structure made of high-quality, impact-resistant plastic
Metal bottom plate
Printed window frames
In-plane assembled windows
Illuminated destination indicator (digital)
Lighting with warm white LEDs
Illuminated driver's cab
Extra mounted windscreen wiper
Perfectly replicated three-dimensional front
Finest paintwork and printing
Functions and painting perfectly adjusted for BRAWA TRAXX Electric Locomotive BR 146.5
With interior fittings, incl. driver's cab
NEM-standard close coupling
Lights change white/red, in the direction of travel
ZugBus: automatic detection of the first and last model in the train; controlling and programming of all functions; detection of brake sections
ZugBUS-Functions are only available in digital mode
INFO ABOUT THE ORIGINAL
Intercity 2 (IC 2) is the new name for the DB Fernverkehr AG TWINDEXX Vario® trains introduced following the timetable change on 13.12.2015. The TWINDEXX-Vario® is a further development of the tried-and-trusted double-deck platform from Görlitz. Each train has 468 seats, 70 of which are in 1st class, as well as 10 bicycle parking spaces. The trains have a maximum permissible speed of 160 km/h.
It was right back in 2010 that Bombardier Transportation received its first order for 27 five-part double-deck trains in combination with BR 146.5 locomotives. These were ordered under a framework contract for a total of 800 double-deck coaches that had already been concluded with DB AG in advance. Since then, 69 train units comprising a total of 328 individual coaches have been called off under this framework contract.
As part of DB Fernverkehr AG’s long-distance traffic concept, the IC 2 will gradually increase long-distance capacity and replace the existing IC trains. As of the beginning of 2019, IC 2 trains are already operating on the following routes:
Leipzig – Norddeich Mole, Dresden – Cologne, Koblenz – Norddeich Mole, Stuttgart – Singen, Karlsruhe – Nuremberg. Further routes are currently being planned.