Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 52 heavy freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T30 tub-style tender. Black/red basic paint scheme. Witte smoke deflectors with a kinked upper edge. The pilot truck wheelset includes solid wheels. Locomotive road number 52 1530. The locomotive looks as it did around 1951/52.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and the tub-style tender are constructed mostly of metal. A 7226 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. Dual headlights, which change over with the direction of travel, and the smoke unit, which can be installed, will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. 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 a close coupler with a guide mechanism in an NEM pocket on the rear of the tender and the front of the locomotive. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16. Protective piston rod sleeves, brake hoses, and imitation prototype couplers are included. Length over the buffers 26.4 cm / 10-3/8.
Freight cars correct for the era to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 25530.
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