Diesel Locomotive.
Diesel Locomotive.

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Article No. 39800
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era III
Kind Diesel Locomotives
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Highlights

  • Heavy metal construction.
  • mfx decoder with sound.
  • Triple headlights and dual red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
Diesel Locomotive.

Product

Model: The locomotive comes with a compact-design SoftdriveSine high-efficiency propulsion, an mfx decoder, and a sound effects generator. 2 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Separately applied metal side and end hand rails. The couplers can be replaced by closed end skirting.
Length over the buffers 21.0 cm / 8-1/4".

Model: The locomotive comes with a compact-design SoftdriveSine high-efficiency propulsion, an mfx decoder, and a sound effects generator. 2 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Separately applied metal side and end hand rails. The couplers can be replaced by closed end skirting.
Length over the buffers 21.0 cm / 8-1/4".

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Product info

The DB express train passenger cars from the 43929 car set as well as item nos. 43910, 43920, 43930, 43940, and 43950 go well with this locomotive.

Publications

- Product programme 2006 - New items brochure 2006 - Product programme 2007/2008 - Product programme 2008/2009

Prototype information

The new German Federal Railroad was intensively occupied in the 1950s with replacing steam motive power that was expensive to run with other forms of motive power. The high cost of electrifying the entire rail network at that time restricted the possibilities. So, attention was given to powerful diesel locomotives for important express train service. The required technology was already at hand for smaller and medium weight diesel locomotives. However, progress had been made in mastering the low...

The new German Federal Railroad was intensively occupied in the 1950s with replacing steam motive power that was expensive to run with other forms of motive power. The high cost of electrifying the entire rail network at that time restricted the possibilities. So, attention was given to powerful diesel locomotives for important express train service. The required technology was already at hand for smaller and medium weight diesel locomotives. However, progress had been made in mastering the low maintenance, quiet running propulsion technology with cardan shafts for powerful locomotives with motors. Moreover, Daimler-Benz, MAN, and Maybach had designed a new 12 cylinder 1,100 horsepower prime mover in cooperation with the German Federal Railroad's central office in Munich. In addition, Maybach and Voith developed a new fluid transmission. The successful V 200.0 was developed from these progressive components by Krauss-Maffei with participation from most of the West German locomotive builders. The two prime movers in the locomotive put out a total of 2,200 horsepower with a service weight of about 78 metric tons. A steam locomotive of comparable power had a tender tipping the scales with a weight of approximately 160 metric tons. The proof of the extraordinarily high level of reliability and suitability of this locomotive icon in daily operation of the 1950s can be seen in the fact that a half century after its creation there are still units running in foreign countries and in privately owned railroads.

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Features

) Metal frame and locomotive body.
f Locomotives with controlled, adjustable C-Sine propulsion. Can be operated with Märklin transformers, in the Märklin Delta system or in the Märklin Digital sytem (Motorola format).
e Digital decoder with up to 32 digitally controlled functions. The quantity depends on the controller being used.
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
N Triple headlights and two red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
T Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with pivot point.
3 Era 3

Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years

Digital Functions

Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
Mobile Station 2**
Headlight(s)
Marker light(s)
Diesel locomotive op. sounds
Locomotive whistle
Direct control
Letting off Air
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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