Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set
Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set
Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set
Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set
Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set
Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set

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Article No. 26983
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era IV
Kind Train Sets
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Highlights

  • Electric locomotive with continuous row of vents consisting of 7 "Klatte" vent grills.
  • Type WGmh 854 entertainment car in the TEE paint scheme for the first time in 1?.5 scale.
  • Entertainment car includes an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions.
  • All of the cars include factory-installed LED interior lighting.
  • Interior lighting can be controlled digitally.
  • All of the cars include operating current-conducting couplers.
  • One car includes built-in marker lights.
Märklin Model Railroad "Rheingold Offshoot Train" Train Set

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Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion, centrally mounted. 4 axles powered by means of cardan shafts. Traction tires. Triple headlights and two red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has cabs...

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion, centrally mounted. 4 axles powered by means of cardan shafts. Traction tires. Triple headlights and two red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has cabs with interior details, including separately applied control wheels. The locomotive has separately applied roof walks. There is a locomotive figure in Cab 1. The entertainment car has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. The trucks are a Minden-Deutz heavy design with disk brakes and magnetic brakes but without roll stabilizers. The car has factory-installed interior lighting that can be controlled separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free LEDs are used for the lighting. The car has operating current-conducting couplers. A pickup shoe is mounted on the car. All of the cars have factory-installed LED interior lighting and operating current-conducting couplers. The open seating car has built-in marker lights. Total length over the buffers approximately 132.5 cm / 52-3/16".

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One-time series.

Product info

The class 112 electric locomotive can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22064. The passenger cars can be found in a DC version as a set in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 23485.

Publications

- New items brochure 2018 - Product programme 2018/2019

Prototype information

Starting in May of 1965, the "Rheingold" with its rich tradition ran as a Trans-Europe-Express (TEE) in the two-color TEE paint scheme of crimson below the window line and ivory in the window band. Starting May 23, 1982, the train run was reduced to the routing Amsterdam – Basle SBB. One year later there were only two TEE trains left: the "Mediolanum" (Munich – Milan) consisting of FS cars and the TEE 7/6 "Rheingold", now seen as more of a tourist attraction. In 1983, all of the Rheingold cars...

Starting in May of 1965, the "Rheingold" with its rich tradition ran as a Trans-Europe-Express (TEE) in the two-color TEE paint scheme of crimson below the window line and ivory in the window band. Starting May 23, 1982, the train run was reduced to the routing Amsterdam – Basle SBB. One year later there were only two TEE trains left: the "Mediolanum" (Munich – Milan) consisting of FS cars and the TEE 7/6 "Rheingold", now seen as more of a tourist attraction. In 1983, all of the Rheingold cars were given an orange stripe below the windows. To increase the attractiveness of the "Rheingold" again, the DB reactivated the "Munich Offshoot" as TEE 17/16 for the Summer Schedule of 1983. Its slogan now went "Romance instead of Speed", because the route ran from the separation station of Mannheim through the Neckar Valley to Stuttgart, from there through the Rems Valley to Aalen, further along the single track line to Donauwörth and then rapidly via Augsburg to Munich. Intermediate stops were Heidelberg, Eberbach, Heilbronn, Schwäbisch Gmünd, and Nördlingen. Initially, the offshoot train only ran in the summer schedule period. With the Summer Schedule of 1984, the division of the train was done in Mainz. Since the commercial success of the offshoot train remained elusive, the DB tried a new variant on June 2, 1985: The offshoot train now ran all year and used the more direct and faster route Mainz – Heidelberg – Stuttgart – Ulm – Munich and the train was even given a summer extension to Salzburg. Yet with the start of the summer schedule on May 31, 1987, the last TEE "Rheingold" still running in Germany including its offshoot was dropped completely with the introduction of the EuroCity trains. In the club car beer on tap and snacks were served from the small bistro to satisfy passenger thirst and hunger. Music and folklore groups were engaged especially from time to time to provide entertainment. In the beginning, class 112 electric locomotives were used as motive power for the offshoot train between Mannheim and Stuttgart. They were a modified version of the proven class 110 units with more streamlined, aerodynamic box-style construction ("Bügelfalte" / "Pants Crease") and trucks adapted for 160 km/h / 100 mph.

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Features

! Märklin exclusive special model - produced in a one-time series.
) Metal frame and locomotive body.
e Digital decoder with up to 32 digitally controlled functions. The quantity depends on the controller being used.
# mfx+ digital decoder
§ DCC decoder
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
N Triple headlights and two red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
L Dual red marker lights.
+ Built-in LED interior lighting.
T Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with pivot point.
U Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
4 Era 4
Y

Warning

ATTENTION: adults only

Digital Functions

Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
Mobile Station 2**
Headlight(s)
Station Announcements
Electric locomotive op. sounds
Locomotive whistle
Direct control
Sound of squealing brakes off
Headlight(s): Cab2 End
Whistle for switching maneuver
Headlight(s): Cab1 End
Blower motors
Conductor's Whistle
Compressor
Letting off Air
Station Announcements
Train announcement
Procedure function
Warning announcement
Surrounding sounds

* New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55

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