Marklin 39583 - Class 181.2 Electric Locomotive (Insider 2023)

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Scale: H0-Scale

UPC or EAN: 4001883395838

Product Description

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 181.2 electric locomotive. Steel blue basic paint scheme. Road number 181 203-1. The locomotive looks as it did starting in 1984.


  • Completely new tooling.
  • Intricate metal construction with many separately applied details.
  • Pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally.
  • The pantographs are prototypically equipped with different contact strips.
  • Cab lighting and engine room lighting can be controlled digitally.
  • Separately applied imitation wheels.
  • mfx+ decoder includes extensive light and sound functions.
  • Buffer height adheres to the NEM.

Product description

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled, high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. All four axles powered using cardan shafts. Traction tires. Triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The lights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. The cab lighting changes over with the direction of travel, and the engine room lighting can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The pantographs can be raised and lowered digitally. There are separately applied imitation wheels, grab irons, windshield wipers, UIC sockets, and roof conductors. The buffer height adheres to the NEM. Brake lines, prototype couplers, and various plugs are included as parts to be installed separately.

Length over the buffers approximately 20.6 cm / 8-1/8".

The class 181.2 electric locomotive, item number Marklin 39583, is being produced in 2023 in a one-time series only for Insider Club members.


Two FD 264 "Mozart" passenger car sets to go with this locomotive are also being offered at under item numbers 42893 and 42894 exclusively for Insider Club members. This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 25181, exclusively for Trix Club members.


- Posterprospekt Insider-Modell 2 2023


!Märklin exclusive special model - produced in a one-time series.
)Metal frame and locomotive body.
#mfx+ digital decoder
§DCC decoder
hBuilt-in sound effects circuit.
NTriple headlights and two red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
+Built-in LED interior lighting.
UMärklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
4Era 4
YATTENTION: adults only


 ATTENTION: adults only
 ATTENTION: not for children under 15 years
Headlight(s) X X X X X
Pantograph control X X X X X
Electric locomotive op. sounds X X X X X
Locomotive whistle X X X X X
Pantograph control X X X X X
Direct control X X X X
Sound of squealing brakes off X X X X
Engineer’s cab lighting X X X X
Engine room lighting X X X X
Headlights locomotive end 2 off X X X
Whistle for switching maneuver X X X
Switching range + switching light X X X
Headlights locomotive end 1 off X X X
Sound of Couplers Engaging X X X
Sound of uncoupling X X X
Blower motors X X X
Compressor X
Letting off Air X
Station Announcements X
Conductor's Whistle X
Train announcement X
Opening cab door X
Cab chatter X
Procedure function X
Stat. Announce. - Fren. X
Rail Joints X
Warning announcement X
Train radio X
Sanding X
Surrounding sounds X

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Manufacturer Marklin
Item 39583
Scale H0-Scale

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Edition Insider Model
UPC or EAN (GTIN) 4001883395838

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