cl 42 Heavy Steam Freight Loco w/Tub-Style Tender
Prototype: Class 57.5 (former Bavarian class G 5/5) heavy freight steam locomotive with a type 2´2 T21,8 tender. Design version from the fourth production series. German Federal Railroad (DB) black/red basic paint scheme. Road number 57 579. The locomotive looks as it did around 1949.
Model: The locomotive has a 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 tender are constructed mostly of metal. A 72270 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The front of the locomotive and the rear of the tender also has a close coupler with a guide mechanism and an NEM pocket. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves and brake hoses are included.
Length over the buffers 23.5 cm / 9-1/4".
Highlights: Completely new tooling. Locomotive and tender constructed mostly of metal. Partially open bar frame and many separately applied details. High-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. A variety of operating and sound functions included. The most powerful five-axle unit of all German provincial railroad steam locomotives.
This model can be found in an AC version in the Märklin H0 assortment under item number 39552.
Released in:- New items brochure 2015
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