Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 043 heavy freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T34 standard design oil tender. Black/red basic paint scheme. Cab with two side windows, with standard version Witte smoke deflectors, pilot truck wheelset with spoked wheels, without smokebox door central locking, with inductive magnets on both sides. Road number 043 087-6. The locomotive looks as it did around 1971.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and oil tender are constructed mostly of metal. The 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights and the smoke generator, which can be installed in the locomotive, will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting can also be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and tender. There is an NEM coupler pocket with a guide mechanism and a close coupler on the back of the tender and the front of the locomotive. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection tubes, brake hoses, and imitation prototype couplers are included. Length over the buffers 26 cm / 10-1/4".
The type Fad 155 "Erz IIId" four-axle hopper cars for transporting iron ore to go with this locomotive can be found under item number 46213 as a set with 12 different car numbers in the Märklin H0 assortment. Another 6 cars with different car numbers can be found in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 24150, with information about the necessary AC wheelsets.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22986.