Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 218 diesel locomotive. Traffic red basic paint scheme. Road number 218 499-2. The locomotive looks as it did starting in 2011.
|Gauge / Design type||H0 / 1:87|
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled, high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. All four axles powered. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. The cab lighting changes over with the direction of travel and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The buffer beams are detailed and include snowplows typical for this class. Length over the buffers 18.9 cm / 7-7/16".
Passenger cars to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item numbers 43806, 43816, and 43831. This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 25499.
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|Control Unit||Mobile Station||Mobile Station 2||Central Station 1/2||Central
Mobile Station 2**
|Engineer’s cab lighting|
|Diesel locomotive op. sounds|
|Sound of squealing brakes off|
|Rear Headlights off|
|Whistle for switching maneuver|
|Switching range + switching light|
|Front Headlights off|
|Letting off Air|
|Sound of Couplers Engaging|
|Train control warning sound|
* 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