A Totally New Feel When Switching!
Märklin is once again setting a new innovative milestone for model railroading with this technical treat. Realized in a sturdy, reliable class 290, with these summer new items a locomotive engineer that can turn takes on his duties driving the locomotive. Equipped with swing control, this locomotive engineer turns in the positions "continuous run – switching run – stop". Realized in a class 290 that is almost indispensable and characterized by long switching service, the result is not only a new technical highlight, but also a new visually impressive switching delight.
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG), Motive Power Business Area, class 290 heavy diesel switch engine. "Chinese Red" basic paint scheme. Without railings on the sides. The locomotive looks as it did around 1995.