BR 038, DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 29542

"German Federal Railroad (DB) Commuter Service"

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 038 steam passenger locomotive with a tub-style tender and 3 "Silberlinge" / "Silver Coins" commuter cars. Former Prussian P 8. Boiler with 2 domes and with Witte smoke deflectors. Type Bn 719 commuter car, 2nd class, type ABn 703 commuter car, 1st/2nd class, and a type BDnf 738 commuter cab control car, 2nd class.

"German Federal Railroad (DB) Commuter Service"
Article No. 29542
Gauge H0
Design type 1:87
Era IV
Kind Starter Sets
Article not produced anymore.


  • The ideal way to get started in the digital world of Märklin H0.
  • mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions included.
  • Set can be expanded with the entire C Track program.

Product description

Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The 72270 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the contact for the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and tender. The cab has interior details. Brake hoses, prototypical couplers, and piston rod protection sleeves are included. Train length 107.4 cm / 42-1/4". Contents: 12 no. 24130 curved track, 5 no. 24188 straight track, 7 no. 24172 straight track, 2 no. 24224 curved track, and 1 pair of 24611 and 24612 turnouts. A track connector box, a 230 volt / 36 VA switched mode power pack, and a Mobile Station are included. An illustrated instruction manual with many tips and ideas is also included. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and with the entire C Track program.


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( Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
c Digital locomotives with high-efficiency propulsion. Maximum speed and acceleration / delay are adjustable. Special motor with electronically enhanced load compensation or a compact bellshaped armature. Can be operated with Märklin transformers, in the Märklin Delta system or in the Märklin Digital system. One controllable auxiliary function (function), when the locomotive is being run in the Digital system.
e Digital decoder with up to 32 digitally controlled functions. The quantity depends on the controller being used.
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
H Triple headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
U Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
4 Era 4
Y ATTENTION: adults only


ATTENTION: adults only
Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2
Headlight(s) X X X X X
Smoke generator contact X X X X X
Steam locomotive op. sounds X X X X X
Locomotive whistle X X X X X
Direct control X X X X X
Sound of squealing brakes off X X X X
Bell X X X X
Whistle for switching maneuver X X X X
Sound of coal being shoveled X X X X
Letting off Steam X X X
Air Pump X X X
Grate Shaken X X X
Injectors X X X