BR 85 / BR 55 DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 29840

"German Federal Railroad" Mega Digital Starter Set. 230 Volts.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) passenger and freight train. Class 85 tank locomotive and class 55 locomotive with a tender. 4 "Donnerbüchse" / "Thunder Box" design branch line cars: type ABi-29, 1st and 2nd class, type Bi-28, 2nd class, type Bi-29 (rebuild car), 2nd class, type Pwi-30 baggage car. 4 freight cars: type Gl refrigerator car (privately owned), type Omm-37 high side gondola, type V-23 livestock car, type Pwgs-41 baggage car.

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"German Federal Railroad" Mega Digital Starter Set. 230 Volts.
"German Federal Railroad" Mega Digital Starter Set. 230 Volts.

Most Important Facts

Article No. 29840
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era III
Kind Starter Sets
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Highlights

  • A complete digital railroad: 2 trains, large C Track layout, and Märklin Systems.
  • Both steam locomotives have high-efficiency propulsion and great sound.
  • The Central Station activates all operating sounds.
  • Product description

    Model: Both locomotives have an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a smoke generator. The passenger train baggage car and the livestock car have sliding doors that can be opened.
    Train lengths 83.2 cm / 32-3/4" and 69.4 cm / 27-5/16".

    Contents: 14 sections of no. 24310 curved track, 8 sections of no. 24188 straight track, 1 section of no. 24088 feeder track, 9 sections of no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. Central Station. 60 VA transformer. Illustrated instruction book with many tips and ideas.

    This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and with the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric mechanism.

  • Publications

    - Product programme 2007/2008 - New items brochure 2007
  • Prototype information

    The class 85 was the typical locomotive in the steam locomotive era on the Höllental / Hell's Valley line and the Schwarzwald / Black Forest line. The passenger trains usually consisted of "Donnerbüchsen" / "Thunder Boxes". The class 55 was removed from Southern Germany as early as 1958. Road number 55 5415 was the last unit in regular freight train service in Baden-Württemberg.

  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Headlight(s)
    Smoke generator contact
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Bell
    Air Pump
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Headlight(s)
    Smoke generator contact
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Air Pump
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of squealing brakes off

    * 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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Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years
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