BR 42, DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 39043

Class 42 Heavy Steam Freight Locomotive with a Tub-Style Tender

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 42 heavy steam freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T30 tub-style tender. Black/red basic paint scheme. With Witte standard version smoke deflectors, pilot truck with solid wheels, both lower headlights on the front of the locomotive built into the cylinder block. No smokebox access step below the smokebox door. Locomotive road number 42 555. The locomotive looks as it did around 1950.

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Class 42 Heavy Steam Freight Locomotive with a Tub-Style Tender
Class 42 Heavy Steam Freight Locomotive with a Tub-Style Tender

Most Important Facts

Article No. 39043
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era III
Kind Steam Locomotives
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Highlights

  • Completely new tooling.
  • Especially finely detailed metal construction.
  • mfx digital decoder, headlight changeover, cab lighting, and a smoke unit contact included and controllable in digital operation.
  • Partially open bar frame with mostly open view between the frame and the boiler.
  • High-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler.
  • Different road number from that for 39042.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and the tub-style tender are constructed mostly of metal. A 7226 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The double headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting can be controlled in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The rear of the tender and the front of the locomotive have close couplers with NEM pockets and guide mechanisms. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Protective piston sleeves, brake hoses, and imitation prototype couplers are included.
    Length over the buffers 26.4 cm / 10-3/8".

    Four-axle Erz Id hopper cars for the transport of iron ore to go with this locomotive can be found under item number 00722 as a display of 24 pieces with different car numbers in the Märklin H0 assortment. Another 12 cars with different car numbers can be found in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 24120, with the specification for the required AC wheel sets.

    One-time series.

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2017 - Product programme 2017/2018
  • 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
    Engineer’s cab lighting
    Switching maneuver
    Direct control

    * 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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