Steam locomotive class PtL 2/2 “Glaskasten””Glass box” of the Royal Bavarian State Railways.
■ Authentic livery with delicate decorative lines
■ Used in front of passenger trains and light goods trains on branch lines
The local railway locomotive with the designation PtL 2/2 (loco with tender which hauls passenger trains for local railways) is certainly one of the best-known steam locomotives from the old days among model railway fans. The locos were more commonly known as the “Glaskastl”, “Schnauferle”, “Quietscherle”, “Bockl” etc. They had a power output of 210 HP. They were authorized to drive 40 km / h – but achieved according to reports from locomotive drivers a maximum speed of 60 km / h and more.