Y 6438 EPM

Y 6538

Photo Jean-Pierre Vergez-Larrouy on railfaneurope.net.

EPM 12.33.02

Type

Y 6438 4

Mass / Slipping current @ 12 V

150 g / 0.15 A

Stupid box: no place to let through the front and rear railings, nor to accept couplings!

Made by LS Models. Functional lights, not yellow enough, however.

See:

Modifications

  • Viessmann 5242 decoder. CV 29 has been set to rotate the motor in the opposite direction (bit 0 = 1) to get the forward movement to the long bonnet side. Rear lights connected in parallel on front lights.
  • (Rectangular) buffers exchanged with those (round) of Y 7469.

Y 6201 to 6627 were put into service between 1949 and 1958. Y 6438 was built by Decauville. No current information on its assignment and withdrawal dates. Power 95 kW, max speed 60 km/h, weight in service 32 t.

According to the photos provided by EPM, the 6412 is registered in region 2 (Nord).

Documents

  • Loco-Revue sheet No. 152 / 31967 - 67 a 13. (former series) of Y 6200. Sheet preview.LR sheet
  • Loco-Revue No. 493 of May 1987, p. 399, sheet of Y 6201 to 6627.
  • Loco-Revue No. 500 of January 1988, p. 62, photo (B & W) of Y 6264 in St Péray.
  • Photos on Le Train d’Alain website.
  • Photos on Rail Fan Europe.
  • Wikipedia article.
  • trains-europe.fr website.

Y 6438 EPMY 6438 EPM

Y 6538

Photo Jean-Pierre Vergez-Larrouy on railfaneurope.net.

Dimension Actual 1:87 Model
Overall length 8 900 102.3 103.0
Chassis length 7 720 88.7 89.0
Body width 2 890 33.2 33.9
Height 3 929 45.2 44.9
Wheelbase 3 540 40.7 40.5
Wheel diameter 1 060 12.2 -

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