738879 - Electric locomotive 185 602-0, HSL
Electric locomotive 185 602-0 of the HSL Logistik GmbH (HSL). Epoch VI.
Model equipped with in-built load sensing digital decoder and true to the origianl sound functions from factory.
Model in true to the original livery and lettering. In-plane applied windows. Metal die-cast chassis. 5-pole motor with flywheel. Drive on four axles and two traction tyres. Interface according to NEM 662 (Next18) to adapt a decoder. Coupler pocket according to NEM 355 standards and close coupler motion link.
White and red LED triple headlights that change with the direction of travel. The headlights can be partially or even entirely switched off with contact plates.
Model with delicate imprints !
The HSL Logistik GmbH (HSL) is a registered railway operating company (EVU) that has its headquarter in Hamburg. The HSL has the license to provide goods and passenger transport services. It also operates in neighboring European countries. In the Netherlands, Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic. In these countries the HSL Logistik GmbH is represented by independent subsidiaries.
The electric locomotive 185 602-0 was officially put into operation on December 17 2008. The manufacturer of this locomotive is the company Bombardier in Kassel. In February 2009, the British company Beacon Rail Leasing Ltd. bought the Traxx F140 AC2. After it operated for a while in Switzerland for the railyway company Crossrail AG, the locomotive moved on to the company HSL Logistik GmbH in the summer of 2016. Since then, it has been transporting trains for the Hamburg-based company and captivates with its new design from the company Railcolor. The creative team of the designer Simon Wijnakker transformed the locomotive into an unique piece applying the „mgw“ advertising technology.