Product Features and Details
Model: The locomotive is completely new tooling and is constructed of metal. It has a frame, superstructure with boiler, and cab constructed of die-cast zinc. This is a highly detailed model with many separately applied parts and a detailed engineer‘s cab. The sand hatch can be opened as can the smoke box door with central locking. The cab doors and much more can be opened. The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder with 32 functions, controlled high efficiency propulsion, and a sound generator with operating sounds synchronized with the wheels as well as extensive sound functions. It can be operated with AC power, DC power, Märklin Digital, and DCC. The locomotive has a built-in buffer capacitor. All driving axles powered. The locomotive has a built-in smoke unit with smoke exhaust and multi-step cylinder steam synchronized with the wheels and a steam whistle. The valve gear switchover is in 3 steps (forward, reverse, continuous operation). An accessory package with a reproduction of the prototype coupler, a Telex coupler, smoke fluid, a figure of a locomotive engineer and a fireman, and gloves are included with the locomotive. The locomotive is mounted on an aluminum base painted black for display purposes. Minimum radius for operation 1,020 mm / 40-3/16“. Length over the buffers 83.8 cm / 33”. Weight approximately 8.2 kilograms / 18 pounds 1 ounce.
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.
• Completely new tooling.
• Highly detailed full metal construction.
• Frame superstructures, boiler, etc. constructed of die-cast zinc, separately applied parts of brass.
• Load-controlled running sounds synchronized to the wheels.
• Headlights include light color correct for the era and warm white LEDs.
• Steam exhaust synchronized to the wheels.
• Red marker lights can be controlled.
• Two-color firebox flickering.
• Cab lighting.