BR 38.10-40 DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 37030

Steam Locomotive with Tender.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 3810 - 40 passenger locomotive. Former Prussian P8. Version with 3 domes, small Witte smoke deflectors and box-style tender.

Steam Locomotive with Tender.
Article No.37030
GaugeH0
Design type1:87
EraIII
KindSteam Locomotives
Article not produced anymore.

Highlights

  • Metal frame, boiler, and tender.
  • High-efficiency motor with bell-shaped armature.
  • Complete drive gear in the locomotive boiler.
  • Tender with trucks and with open underbody.
  • Many separately applied details.

Product description

Model: The locomotive comes with a digital decoder and controlled propulsion. The locomotive has a powerful can motor with a bell-shaped armature and flywheel in the boiler. 3 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive can be retrofitted with a 72270 smoke generator. The smoke generator contact as well as the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with the 6021 Control Unit. The engineer's cab has interior details. There is a permanent close coupling between locomotive and tender. Figures of a locomotive engineer and fireman are included. Length over the buffers 21.8 cm / 8-9/16".

Publications

"The beautiful P8 as a Märklin model" was a new item in 1967 in the Märklin catalog. This was a top of the line model then and is now in the HOBBY program where it enjoys ongoing demand. The demands of today"s model railroaders and the possibilities available with today"s metal technology require once again development of new tooling that will pay justice to the esthetics and the importance of this locomotive. Scale dimensions, fine detailing, and modern precision technology exemplify this new item. Only the miniature crew remains from the earlier Märklin model.

Publications

- New items brochure 2003 - Product programme 2003/2004 - Product programme 2005 - Product programme 2006

Prototype information

For over 100 years the Prussian P8 has been considered by railroad enthusiasts in Germany and Europe to be one of the most beautiful steam locomotives built. From 1906 to 1928 over 3,800 of these locomotives were built for the Royal Prussian Railroad Administration (KPEV), for other German provincial railroads, for foreign railroads, and even for the German State Railroad Company (DRG). Over 300 units were still in use in Germany after 1945 and the last of them were used well into the 1970s in regional service. At present there about 20 survivors of this group in operational condition spread out over all of Europe.

Features

(Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
cDigital 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.
dDigital decoder with additional, digitally controlled functions (f1, f2, f3 or f4) when operated with the 6021 Control Unit. The functions present depend on how the locomotive is equipped. Standard function (function) active during conventional operation.
HTriple headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
UMärklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
3Era 3

Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years