Marklin 37554 - Freight Locomotive with Tender BR 055

Marklin 37554 - Freight Locomotive with Tender BR 055 in H0 Scale

 
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Scale: H0-Scale (1:87)

System: 3-Rail AC (for Marklin)

Product Description

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 055. Former Prussian G 8.1 as it appeared in the 1970s.


Model: Comes with a digital decoder and controlled propulsion. High-efficency motor with bellshaped armature and flywheel in the boiler. 4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. Headlights work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Locomotive can be retrofitted with a 72270 smoke generator.

Smoke generator contact as well as acceleration and braking delay can be turned on and off with the 6021 Control Unit. Engineer's cab with interior details. Permanent close coupling between the locomotive and tender. Many separately applied details.

Length over buffers 21.0 cm / 8-1/4".


Highlights:

  • Metal frame, boiler and tender.
  • Motor and running gear in the locomotive.
  • Precision motor with bell-shaped armature and flywheel.
  • Special decoder with speed control.

 

The indestructible class 55 experienced the changeover to Era IV in Germany with around 200 units still on the roster. The German Federal Railroad's (DB) approximately 50 units were reclassified with the computer number 055 until they were retired in 1973. Of the former Prussian armada, at one time 5,000 class G 8.1 locomotives, only 3 museum pieces still remain in in Bochum, Speyer and Darmstadt.

More Information

Manufacturer Marklin
Item 37554
Scale H0-Scale (1:87)
Availability

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Country Germany
Era IV
Railroad DB - German Bahn
Railroad DB - German Bahn AG
System 3-Rail AC (for Marklin)
UPC or EAN (GTIN) 4001883375540