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Hello everyone,

today I would like to show my second locomotive built from Lego (the BR E18 047 was my 3rd) with 7 contemporary apron cars. The locomotive is a special steam locomotive: it is the fastest German steam locomotive. The sister locomotive BR05-002 holds the official speed record for German steam locomotives (200.4 km / h, 1936). But I chose the BR05-001 because this locomotive can still be viewed in the Nuremberg Transport Museum.

For my Lego version, it quickly became clear: a steam locomotive chassis and streamlined cladding are not possible in 8w. And since you can't see the wheels anyway, I used normal Lego train motors for PowerUP and normal Lego train wheels. Since the BR05-001 is a express train locomotive and I also want to pull an entire train quickly, I spend 3 train motors and 3 PowerUP HUBs for the locomotive. Power full ... This left also enough connections for the lighting.

BR05_001_iso

 

BR05-001:

- 1468 Lego parts, no custom parts, no clue

- some 6er axis cut to 5,5 axis (for R40 curves).

- Decals and the yellow stripe: self made

- 3 PowerUP Hubs, connected to one PowerUP handheld

- 3 PowerUP Train motors

- 3 PowerUP LEDs

BR05_001_schraegansicht

 

BR05_001_lok_seitenansichtBR05_001_heckansicht

 

 

Three working front lights:

BR05_001_front

 

working rear lights:

BR05_001_heck

 

Fire (difficult to see in the sun ;-) ):

BR05_001_feuerstelle

 

Open roof for access to the HUBs:

BR05_001_offen

 

underside view, the blue brick is no intention...

BR05_001_unten

 

But a locomotive without coaches is not a train...

 

 

Luggage cart:

- 1203 Lego parts, no cutting, gluing and so one

- decals selfmade, "Deutsche Reichsbahn"-Logo printed by "Steindrucker"

Schuerzenwagen_Gepaeckwagen_SeitenansichtSchuerzenwagen_Gepaeckwagen_iso

 

 

two first class coaches:

- 1182 Lego parts, no cutting, gluing and so one

- decals selfmade, "Deutsche Reichsbahn"-Logo and class-numbers printed by "Steindrucker"

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_Seitenansicht

 

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_Detail

 

all coaches are equipped with boggies from type "Görlitz III leicht":

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_Fahrwerk

 

For place minifigs inside: all passengers coaches have a removable roof:

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_Innenansicht

 

 

my favorite: the "Mitropa" restaurant waggon:

1259 Lego parts, no cutting, gluing and so one

- decals selfmade, "Speisewagen" and "Mitropa" printed by "Steindrucker"

Schuerzenwagen_Speisewagen_SeitenansichtSchuerzenwagen_Speisewagen_Logo

 

Schuerzenwagen_Speisewagen_Innenansicht

kitchen inside:

Schuerzenwagen_Speisewagen_Kueche

 

 

two second class coaches:

- 1134 Lego parts, no cutting, gluing and so one

- decals selfmade, "Deutsche Reichsbahn"-Logo and class-numbers printed by "Steindrucker"

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_2_SeitenansichtSchuerzenwagen_Klasse_2_iso

 

 

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_2_Logo

 

last but not least:

 

the first and second class final car:

- 1198 Lego parts, no cutting, gluing and so one

- decals selfmade, "Deutsche Reichsbahn"-Logo and class-numbers printed by "Steindrucker"

- light self-made

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_2_Seitenansicht

 

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_2_FahrwerkSchuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_2_iso

 

working lights:

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_2_Heckansicht

 

the lights can turn off/on at the underside (black 2x AAA batteriebox):

Schuerzenwagen_Klasse_1_2_unten

 

overview:

BR05_001_mit_7_Schuerzenwagen

 

The complete train is nearly 3,5 meters long and I don´t have a big table for this...

BR05_001_mit_7_Schuerzenwagen_2

 

I hope you like the train as much as I do...

BR05_001_mit_Wagen_in_R104

 

In 2019 I was allowed to drive this train at two exhibitions in Germany:

2019 Bricking Bavaria Fürth: Video shows a collections of trains from the train layout Bricking Bavaria 2019.

2019 Deutsches Dampflok Museum / German steam locomotive museum "Tag der Modellbahn":

 

Thomas

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Very impressive! The locomotive is amazing on its own, but even better with that rake of coaches!

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Looked up the original - very Swastika-y :P. You did a good job capturing it... but why didn't you elect to do the version where the cladding had been dropped?

Moderator Message: Warning Train has Nazi propaganda on it (but is at least to some extent in that way true to original): 

 

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9 hours ago, SteamSewnEmpire said:

but why didn't you elect to do the version where the cladding had been dropped?

Deliberately not. I was just interested in the fully clad version. In my color scheme, the BR05-001 / 002 was used for a fast train between Berlin and Hamburg between 1937 and 1939. And that is exactly what the train is supposed to show. I also deliberately chose 1937 because that in this year the old "Deutsche Reichsbahn" logo was still used on the coaches without any questionable symbols.

Your picture shows the locomotive during war time, ca. 1944. It´s a bad time for a train with colorful coaches...

... and i don´t like the color scheme and symbols.

 

My templates / reference:

BR05-001 at DBTrains.com

BR05-001 in DB Museum Nürnberg

10 hours ago, Pdaitabird said:

Very impressive! The locomotive is amazing on its own, but even better with that rake of coaches! 

Thanks!

 

Thomas

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Even on the small images on my phone screen, I can see you've crammed in beautiful detailing everywhere, inside and out! I love the brick-built-and-stickers combo for the lining, it really sets off the loco. Perfect job all round , well done! 

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All-around gorgeous. I love that transition from the locomotive's side skirts to its curved front. 

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That is another incredible build. While the engine is great, the cars are even better. You are pushing the limits of what can be done with Lego trains. BTW, I like the very long dogbone layout in the second video.

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5 hours ago, duifkelego said:

but those metal tracks in the youtube movie. would that be peco rail code 200 or code 250 ?

never mind , already found it :https://www.doctor-brick.de/threads/legoconnex-mein-alternatives-9v-gleissystem.12878/

Right. This metal rails are self-made from Dirk and fantastic.

 

31 minutes ago, LEGO Train 12 Volts said:

What an insane level of detail and what a perfect choice of colors

Thanks.

The locomotive colors are from the real engine.

I found the green coaches color scheme in the book "Lego Eisenbahn / Lego Trains" from @HoMa / Holger Matthes. The coaches are also dark green in reality, but the "gold" stripe are black. "Gold" looks better ;-)

The "Mitropa" waggon are exist in reality:

"Mitropa" restaurant waggon 1146

The dark blue coaches don´t have a idol. It was just boring to build only green cars...

 

5 hours ago, zephyr1934 said:

BTW, I like the very long dogbone layout in the second video.

The location was a old steam locomotive depot and the Lego circuit are ca 90-100 meter long. Enough space for my long trains. ;-)

 

11 hours ago, RubbrDukky said:

I love that transition from the locomotive's side skirts to its curved front. 

Thanks. The front was realy hard work for me and you con only see the final result. After this: i have learned SNOT ;-)

@all: thanks

Thomas

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22 hours ago, Ts__ said:

I found the green coaches color scheme in the book "Lego Eisenbahn / Lego Trains" from @HoMa / Holger Matthes. The coaches are also dark green in reality, but the "gold" stripe are black. "Gold" looks better ;-)

The "Mitropa" waggon are exist in reality:

The dark blue coaches don´t have a idol. It was just boring to build only green cars...

 

I agree ... I have just finished building other wagons of the German railways but after the usual dark green I switched to dark red for the restaurant and dark blue for the first class :classic:

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On 7/7/2020 at 9:12 PM, LEGO Train 12 Volts said:

I switched to dark red for the restaurant

 

I think, "Dark Red" is the normal color for restaurant coaches in older Germany (not current times with ICE). The company "Mitropa" used "Dark Red" as color for the restaurant coaches.

 

On 7/7/2020 at 9:12 PM, LEGO Train 12 Volts said:

dark blue for the first class

It is certainly not historically correct, but "Dark Blue" is a noble color...

... and looks good.

 

 

On 7/7/2020 at 9:12 PM, LEGO Train 12 Volts said:

I have just finished building other wagons of the German railways

pictures?

 

Thomas

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What a gorgeous Train, love all since the design to the color scheme and the interiors! great job!

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Breathtaking. Dark red is a great color to use for all types of trains. I've been wanting to build a BR 03.10 for a while (http://www.dbtrains.com/en/locomotives/epochII/BR03.10) and this locomotive is very similar! The only difference is the wheels aren't covered. Great steam locomotive and those carse are great. What an exceptional layout at Bricking Bavaria 2019 too!

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Wonderful train! So many clever details!

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Waouh! Amazing train. I really like it. Even though I'm bit a big fan of that type of loco. The whole train looks really great. Your coaches are really great. Congrats.

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On 7/10/2020 at 6:03 PM, A Wild P42 said:

The only difference is the wheels aren't covered.

Well that depends. There were about 150 03.10 built - and some actually have full streamline covers, others the "half" version.

See here (pictures - it is in German and the English page is not that detailed): https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/DR-Baureihe_03

and here in HO scale:

Best
Thorsten

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I saw this Locomotive in the Museum once, but I was still a kid back then. 

Your model is really beautiful and captures the original very well! Thanks for sharing.

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On 7/10/2020 at 6:03 PM, A Wild P42 said:

I've been wanting to build a BR 03.10 for a while (http://www.dbtrains.com/en/locomotives/epochII/BR03.10) and this locomotive is very similar! The only difference is the wheels aren't covered.

And the BR03 are not so fast like the BR05 family. It´s the little sister.

 

On 7/10/2020 at 6:03 PM, A Wild P42 said:

What an exceptional layout at Bricking Bavaria 2019 too!

Thanks. It was my first exhibition where I was allowed to be there and it was a lot of fun. Play 4 days of railway on a large area ... And the community was great.

 

14 hours ago, Gray Gear said:

I saw this Locomotive in the Museum once, but I was still a kid back then. 

The original BR05-001 can be viewed in Nuremberg. Unfortunately I haven't been there yet. But I would like to make up for this.

 

Thanks @ all

Thomas

 

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