In Shuttle Service in the Sixties
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 78 (former Prussian class T18) steam tank locomotive. Version with three boiler domes (D-D-S), and a rectangular sand dome. Riveted water tanks, cab roof with a rectangular top part, triple headlights with DB Reflex glass lamps. Road number 78 507. Based in Essen. The locomotive looks as it did around 1965.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive is constructed mostly of metal. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke generator contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Dual red marker lights can be controlled separately in digital operation. The cab lighting can also be controlled in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive has numerous separately applied metal grab irons and piping. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16. Protective piston rod sleeves and brake hoses are included. Length over the buffers approximately 17 cm / 6-11/16.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22877.Passenger cars to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item numbers 43126, 43166, and 43336.
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