Marklin 28456 - Berlin Commuter Service Train Set
The "Orient Express" – a train that wrote legends – and the Baden IV h express steam locomotive as the fastest provincial railroad steam locomotive of all harken back to the great period of deluxe trains. The Orient Express cars with their extremely luxurious features had the highest technical standards of the time such as central heating, hot running water, and electric lighting among other things. For these reasons countless diplomats, adventurers, agents, profiteers, "femmes fatales" as well as crowned and uncrowned heads of state made use of this train. To go with it the elegant Baden IV h Pacific express locomotive that was the motive power for the Orient Express at the start of the Twenties on part of its route.
Prototype: Orient Express with a Baden class IV h steam locomotive in a black paint scheme and seven teak wood cars lettered for the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits et des Grands Express Européens (CIWL). 2 each baggage cars, 4 sleeping cars, and 1 dining car. Car routing from Calais via Paris – Strasbourg – Stuttgart – Munich – Salzburg – Vienna – Budapest to Bucharest. The locomotive looks as it did starting in May of 1921 with Baden road number 1010.
Model: The steam locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. 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 contact will work in convention operation and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The cars have many separately applied details and different car numbers. The set has retracted diaphragms with raised walkover plates for the end cars. The doors on the baggage cars can be opened. All of the cars have factory-installed LED interior lighting and operating current-conducting couplers. Table lights in the dining car are lit. A pickup shoe is mounted on one baggage car. A decal set with car numbers and car routing signs is included. This train set is delivered with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Ajckids.com will only get a very few of these limited sets.
Length over the buffers approximately 193 cm / 76".
- mfx+ digital decoder.
- Factory-installed LED interior lighting.
- Operating current-conducting couplers.
- Limited to 1,999 pieces.
- Numbered certificate of authenticity.