Powered Catenary Maintenance Rail Car with a Catenary Wire Parts Car.
Powered Catenary Maintenance Rail Car with a Catenary Wire Parts Car.

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Article No. 39971
Gauge H0
Design type 1:87
Era III
Kind Powered Rail Cars
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Model: This model has an mfx digital decoder and a sound effects generator. It also has controlled, high-efficiency Softdrive Sine propulsion and a compact-design, maintenance-free motor. 2 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights (warm white LEDs) and the red marker lights are maintenance-free LEDs, they will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The engineer's cab has interior details. The separately applied details are: skylight, antenna, horn, work lights, and...

Model: This model has an mfx digital decoder and a sound effects generator. It also has controlled, high-efficiency Softdrive Sine propulsion and a compact-design, maintenance-free motor. 2 axles powered. Traction tires. The headlights (warm white LEDs) and the red marker lights are maintenance-free LEDs, they will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The engineer's cab has interior details. The separately applied details are: skylight, antenna, horn, work lights, and ladders. The work platform can be raised, lowered, and turned mechanically. The double arm pantographs can be raised and lowered mechanically; they are not wired to take power from catenary. The catenary parts car comes loaded with reproductions of cable drums, tool boxes, and ladders. There is a special coupling between the powered catenary maintenance car and the catenary parts car. Total length over the buffers 27.6 cm / 10-7/8".

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One-time series.

Publications

- New items brochure 2009 - Product programme 2009/2010

Prototype information

Powered Catenary Maintenance Rail Cars. The increasing electrification of railroad routes also necessitated maintenance vehicles for the catenary wires. Between 1955 and 1974, the German Federal Railroad (DB) purchased 92 powered catenary maintenance rail cars (late the class 701) based on the proven Uerdinger VT 98 rail bus. These powered rail cars have a maximum speed of 90 km/h / 56 mph. There is a rest area between the engineer's cabs that is equipped with a small workshop with shelves, a...

Powered Catenary Maintenance Rail Cars. The increasing electrification of railroad routes also necessitated maintenance vehicles for the catenary wires. Between 1955 and 1974, the German Federal Railroad (DB) purchased 92 powered catenary maintenance rail cars (late the class 701) based on the proven Uerdinger VT 98 rail bus. These powered rail cars have a maximum speed of 90 km/h / 56 mph. There is a rest area between the engineer's cabs that is equipped with a small workshop with shelves, a work bench, and places to sit and to wash. The pantograph on the roof is used only for grounding and to check the position of the catenary wire. The hydraulic work platform has a capacity for up to 300 kilograms / 661 pounds and it can be raised and turned. It offers almost unlimited access to the catenary wire. In addition, there is a floodlight on the roof and an observation cupola. The powered catenary maintenance rail cars were originally painted in crimson until the German Federal Railroad prescribed a striking yellow paint scheme for its maintenance vehicles.

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Features

! Märklin exclusive special model - produced in a one-time series.
( Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
X Locomotives with controlled, adjustable C-Sine propulsion. Can be operated with Märklin transformers, in the Märklin Delta system or in the Märklin Digital system (Motorola format).
e Digital decoder with up to 9 digitally controlled functions, which can be operated with the 60652 or 60651 Mobile Station. Up to 5 functions, which can be operated with the 6021 Control Unit. Equipped for up to 16 functions with future controllers. The functions present depend on how the locomotive is equipped.
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
N Triple headlights and two red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
U Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
3 Era 3

Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years

Digital Functions

Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station Central Station 3
Headlight(s)
Diesel locomotive op. sounds
Warning Sound
Direct control
Sound of squealing brakes off
Surrounding sounds