BB 63919 Roco

BB 63569

Photo Bouldo on web-trains.com (broken link).

Brand - Reference

Roco 63438

Type

BB 63919

Mass / Max. current @ 12 V

285 g / 1.1 A

Comments

Be careful when dismantling bogies: the axles leave their housing and the contact strips are difficult to put back in place.

Anachronistic (for my era) “Arzens” livery and “casquette” logo, this livery having begun to be applied in 1985.

See gamos81.altervista.org for the reference list of issued BB 63000 models.

Modifications

  • First tests with a Lenz Silver decoder.
  • New PCB with heat sink tubes, red lights and cab lighting.
  • Background of ventilation grilles painted black.
  • Broken drawbar changed (Fleischmann part).

History

Locomotives built in 580 units from 1956 to 1971 by Brissonneau & Lotz - Sulzer - SACM. Power 450 kW (Diesel engine 610 kW). Maximum speed: 90 km/h. Weight 68 t.

The BB 63919 is put into service on October 10, 1965 in Nancy. Transferred to Metz in June 1969. Last depot: Tours St Pierre (?).

Documents

BB 63919 RocoBB 63919 Roco

BB 63569

Photo Bouldo on web-trains.com (broken link).

Dimension Actual 1:87 Model
Overall length 14 780 169.9 168.0
Chassis length 13 500 155.2 155.1
Body width 2 800 32.2 34.4
Height 3 980 45.7 46.5
Pivot distance 7 500 86.2 85.7
Bogie wheelbase 2 600 29.9 30.0
Wheel diameter 1 050 12.1 12.5