Product Features and Details
The 08 1001 is the largest functional steam locomotive in Europe. Last year Märklin delivered the French version of this magnificent model and it literally sold out overnight. This model will also sell out fast so don't delay.
Class 08 Steam Locomotive
Prototype: Class 08 heavy express steam locomotive with a powdered coal tender based on the type 2´2´T34. Version as an experimental locomotive with powdered coal firing for the GDR German State Railroad (DR/DDR). Locomotive road number 08 1001. The locomotive looks as it did in the Mid-Fifties.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive light and sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. The model has a factory-installed 72270 smoke unit. The dual headlights on the locomotive and tender change over with the direction of travel. They and the built-in smoke unit will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. There is also cab lighting and running gear lights that can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for lighting. There is an adjustable coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The rear of the tender has a close coupler in an NEM pocket with a guide mechanism. The minimum radius for operation is 437.5 mm / 17-1/4". Brake hoses, heating lines, and imitation prototype couplers are included. Length over the buffers 29.4 cm / 11-9/16".
- New tooling as an experimental powdered coal locomotive with a powdered coal tender and many separately applied details included.
- Cab lighting and running gear lights can be controlled digitally.
- Equipped with factory-installed smoke unit.
- World of Operation mfx+ decoder and extensive light and sound functions included.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22912.