Marklin 39884 - Class 043 Steam Locomotive

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new for 2021

Estimated second quarter of 2021

This is a new release for 2021.

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Product Description

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 043 heavy freight locomotive, with a type 2´2´T34 standard design oil tender. Black/red basic paint scheme. Cab with two side windows, with standard version Witte smoke deflectors, pilot truck wheelset with spoked wheels, without smokebox door central locking, with inductive magnets on both sides. Road number 043 087-6. The locomotive looks as it did around 1971.

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ 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 oil tender are constructed mostly of metal. The 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The triple headlights and the smoke generator, which can be installed in the locomotive, will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting can also be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling between the locomotive and tender. There is an NEM coupler pocket with a guide mechanism and a close coupler on the back of the tender and the front of the locomotive.

The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection tubes, brake hoses, and imitation prototype couplers are included.

Length over the buffers 26 cm / 10-1/4".


  • Especially intricate metal construction.
  • "World of Operation" mfx+ digital decoder and a variety of operation and sound functions included.
  • Partially open bar frame and a mostly open view between the running gear and the boiler.
  • High-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler.
  • Ideal steam freight locomotive for unit trains with the "Erz IIId" hopper cars.

Charlie's Tip

The type Fad 155 "Erz IIId" four-axle hopper cars for transporting iron ore to go with this locomotive can be found at Ajckids under item number Marklin 46213 as a set with 12 different car numbers in the Märklin H0 assortment. Another 6 cars with different car numbers can be found in the Trix H0 assortment at under item number Trix 24150, with information about the necessary AC wheelsets.

This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment at under item number Trix 22986.


- New items brochure 2021


( Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
# mfx+ digital decoder
§ DCC decoder
h Built-in sound effects circuit.
H Triple headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
U Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
4 Era 4
Y ATTENTION: adults only


ATTENTION: adults only
ATTENTION: not for children under 15 years
Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2
Headlight(s) X X X X X
Smoke generator contact X X X X X
Steam locomotive op. sounds X X X X X
Locomotive whistle X X X X X
Direct control X X X X X
Sound of squealing brakes off X X X X
Engineer’s cab lighting X X X X
Whistle for switching maneuver X X X X
Air Pump X X X X
Letting off Steam X X X
Operating Sounds 1 X X X
Water Pump X X X
Injectors X X X
Replenishing fuel X X X
Replenishing fuel X X X
Replenishing fuel X
Sanding X
Switcher Double "A" Light X
Switching maneuver X
Generator Sounds X
Operating Sounds 2 X
Rail Joints X
Safety Valve X
Sound of Couplers Engaging X

More Information

Manufacturer Marklin
Item 39884
Scale H0-Scale

This item is currently out of stock.
The arrival estimate has not yet been updated.

Country Germany
Era IV
Railroad DB - German Bahn
UPC or EAN (GTIN) 4001883398846


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