Model: This locomotive is a reproduction of a Märklin classic based on item number 3005. The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder. It also has controlled high efficiency propulsion. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The dual headlights at the front of the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive body and frame are constructed of metal. The locomotive has raised "Märklin" lettering, a raised road number, and a raised item number on the engineer's cab. Like the old prototype, the wheels and valve gear are bright nickel plated. The locomotive has a coupler hook on the front; the tender has a Relex coupler on the rear.
Length over the buffers 24 cm / 9-7/16".
The class 23 passenger train steam locomotive is a good locomotive to use with the go with the "Tin-Plate" passenger cars from the 00796 display.