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Märklin 2006 New Items: H0 Starter Sets

 

Following are the new 2006 H0 Starter Sets announced by Märklin.

Prices do not include shipping from ToToTrains to you. Applicable taxes apply.

Prices good through the end of 2006!

All sets that come with a transformer will have one for 110 Volts.

ToToTrains is not liable for typo's, or any change in price or delivery due to the manufacturers decision(s).

 

Märklin 29135: ”Europe” Starter Set, 230 Volts, with an Oval of C Track and a Transformer
Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) class 482 general-purpose, dual-system locomotive. 1 type Eaos (DB) gondola and one petroleum oil tank car (used on the DB).
Model: The locomotive is constructed of metal. It comes with a digital decoder and a special can motor. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. 2 traction tires. The triple headlights are maintenance-free LED’s and change over with the direction of travel. The acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with the 6021 Control Unit or with Märklin Systems. 4 pantographs that can be raised and lowered manually (they are not wired to take power from the catenary). The cars come with Relex couplers. Train length 49.3 cm / 19-7/16”. Contents: 12 no. 24130 curved track, 2 no. 24172 straight track, 2 no. 24188 straight track, feeder wire set, 230 volt/32 VA transformer with smooth speed control and connections for electric accessories. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. C Track oval 112 x 76 cm / 45” x 30”.
Highlights:
Locomotive constructed of metal.
Headlights with maintenance-free LED’s.
Modern European locomotives and cars.
Easy-to-set-up C Track layout.
Europe’s Modern Freight Service – Modern multi-system electric locomotives now enable cross border rail service in many European countries. The Swiss Federal Railways maintain just such a roster of motive power that is used universally far beyond the borders of the Swiss Confederation. For that reason you can often see train compositions on German rail routes made up of cars and locomotives from all kinds of European countries.
Almost all of the current Era V model railroad cars from prototypes of Central European railroads can be used with this train set.
Price: $159.00

Märklin 29165: ”My Start with Märklin”, 230 Volts, Starter Set with an Oval of C Track and a Transformer
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 81 heavy switch engine. German Federal Railroad (DB) type El-u 061 gondola and type Kbs stake car, privately owned type Ichus-u 377 refrigerator car (used on the DB).
Model: The locomotive comes with a digital decoder. 4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. Relex couplers in NEM pockets. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally a Control Unit or Märklin Systems. The acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally. 1 each gondola, stake car, and refrigerator car. All of the cars come with Relex couplers. Train length 48.8 cm / 19-3/16”. Contents: 12 no. 24130 curved track, 2 no. 24172 straight track, 2 no. 24188 straight track, feeder wire set, 230 volt/32 VA transformer with smooth speed control and connections for electric accessories. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. C Track oval 112 x 76 cm / 45” x 30”.
Highlights:
Locomotive constructed of metal.
New locomotive drive gear with hidden gear train.
Acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally.
Headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
My Start with Märklin. The classic steam powered train operations were still indispensable as motive power on the German Federal Railroad well into the 1970s. The heavy steam locomotives created an incomparable atmosphere with their impressive background of sounds, fascinating running gear movement, and immense clouds of smoke and steam. The ”My Start with Märklin” steam freight train starter set provides a living impression in model form of this unforgettable era.
Almost all of the current Era III cars from Central European railroad prototypes go well with this train set.
Price: $132.00

Märklin 29475: "Regional Express" Digital Starter Set 230 Volts
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 146.1 electric locomotive and 2 bilevel commuter cars.
Model: The locomotive is constructed of metal and comes with a digital decoder and a centrally mounted motor. 4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights and the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally. The cars have tinted windows. Train length 75.4 cm / 29-11/16". Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 230 volt / 18 VA transformer. Mobile Station. Detailed instructions for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
Modern passenger train.
Transformer and Mobile Station.
Large C Track Layout.
The 43470 and 78055 models make a realistic, prototypical addition to this train set.
Price: 285.00

Märklin 29480: "Swiss Freight Train" Digital Starter Set. 230 volts
Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) class 482 dual system general-purpose electric locomotive. Four different Swiss freight cars: SBB type Eaos four-axle gondola and two-axle stake car. Two-axle ”AVIA” petroleum oil tank car and a privately owned refrigerator car painted and lettered for ”Feldschlösschen Brewery” used on the SBB.
Model: The locomotive is constructed of metal. It comes with a digital decoder and a special can motor. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. 2 traction tires. The triple headlights are maintenance-free LED’s and change over with the direction of travel. The acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with a 6021 Control Unit or with Märklin Systems. 4 pantographs that can be raised and lowered manually (they are not wired to take power from the catenary). The cars come with close couplers with guide mechanisms. Train length 61.4 cm / 24-3/16”. Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 230 volt / 18 VA transformer. Mobile Station. Detailed instructions for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
Modern freight train.
Transformer and Mobile Station.
Large C Track Layout.
Price: $285.00

Märklin 29528: “French” Digital Starter Set, 230 Volts, with an Electric Locomotive, C Track Layout, Transformer, and the Mobile Station
Prototype: French State Railways (SNCF) class BB 12 000 general-purpose locomotive and 4 classic freight cars.
Model: The locomotive comes with a digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a special can motor with a flywheel. All 4 axles are powered. The headlights as well as the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally. 1 boxcar, 1 high side gondola with a load, 1 tank car, and 1 low side car loaded with a model of a Citroen H. Train length 63.5 cm / 25”. Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of no. 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 18 VA transformer. Mobile Station. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and with the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
“French” Digital Starter Set.
Powerful locomotive with sturdy metal construction and a digital decoder.
Large C Track layout with durable, finely detailed roadbed for quick setup and takedown.
Price: $462.00

Märklin 29533: "Freight Train" Digital Starter Set 230 Volts
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 86 tank locomotive and 5 freight cars.
Model: The locomotive comes with a digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, controllable headlights, and Telex couplers for remote controlled switching operations. 1 boxcar, 1 gondola, 1 tank car, and 1 low side car, and a baggage car. Relex couplers. Train length 75.5 cm / 29-3/4". Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 230 volt/18 VA transformer. Mobile Station. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
Getting started with digital model railroading.
Mobile Station included.
Locomotive with high-efficiency propulsion.
Telex couplers for remote controlled switching operations.
Price: $285.00

Märklin 29576: "USA" Digital Starter Set 120 Volts
Prototype: New York Central System (NYC) ALCO PA-1 heavy diesel locomotive and 4 freight cars.
Model: The locomotive comes with an mfx decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, sound generator (diesel motor, bell, horn) and controllable headlights. 1 boxcar, 1 refrigerator car, 1 hopper car, and 1 caboose. Train length 70.0 cm / 27-9/16”. Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. Transformer. Mobile Station. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
Getting started with digital model railroading the large way, American style.
Mobile Station included.
Heavy locomotive with high-efficiency propulsion.
Great sound: diesel motor, bell, horn, etc.
Special operating environment sound effects that can be controlled with the Control Unit or Märklin Systems: 1. Couplers engaging 2. ”Clickety clack” from rail joints 3. Cab radio ”chatter”
The car sets, item nos. 45580, 45648, and 45801 go well with this train set.
Price: $526.70

Märklin 29655: ”THW” Digital Starter Set 230 Volts
Prototype: Class 212 diesel locomotive and 5 cars painted and lettered for THW (Emergency Response Organization).
Model: The locomotive comes with a digital decoder and controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 2 axles powered, 4 traction tires. The locomotive has a blinking warning light on the roof of the engineer’s cab. The locomotive’s triple headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The blinking warning light as well as the acceleration and braking delay can be control with a Control Unit or Märklin Systems. 1 crew car, 1 two-axle low side car with an equipment container, 1 four-axle low side car with a THW truck as a load, 1 boxcar for equipment, and 1 tank car for oil accidents. The locomotive and cars are painted and lettered for the Emergency Response Organization (THW). The cars come with Relex couplers. Total train length 84.2 cm / 33-1/8”. Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 230 volt / 18 VA transformer. Mobile Station. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
Specific use train with all sorts of play potential.
Locomotive with a blinking warning light.
Mobile Station and transformer included.
Large C Track Layout.
Price: $249.00

Märklin 29751: Fire Department” Digital Starter Set. 230 volts
Prototype: Class 212 diesel locomotive, a crew car, a low side car, and a tank car, all painted and lettered for a fire department.
Model: Specific use train with a diesel locomotive, large C Track layout, a Mobile Station, and a transformer. The locomotive comes with a digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and controllable headlights and a warning light. There is a blinking warning light on the roof of the engineer’s cab. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The blinking warning light as well as direct control (acceleration/braking delay) can be controlled with a Control Unit or Märklin Systems. 1 crew car, 1 low side car, and 1 tank car for water for extinguishing fires as well as 1 model of a fire truck with a rotating ladder. The locomotive and cars have Relex couplers. Train length 54.0 cm / 21-1/4”. Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 230 volt / 18 VA transformer. Mobile Station. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights:
Getting started with digital model railroading.
Mobile Station included.
Locomotive with high-efficiency propulsion.
Play value with action: fire department.
Price: $244.00

Märklin 29790: "ICE 2" Digital Starter Set 230 Volts
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 402 InterCity Express, three car set.
Model: The powered end car has a digital decoder, horn sound effect, station announcement, and controllable headlights / marker lights. 1 intermediate car and 1 cab control car. The pantographs work mechanically but have no electrical connections. Train length 76.5 cm / 30-1/8”. Contents: 14 no. 24130 curved track, 8 no. 24188 straight track, 1 no. 24088 feeder track, 9 no. 24172 straight track, 1 pair of 24671 and 24672 curved turnouts. 18 VA transformer. Mobile Station digital controller. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the C Track extension sets and the entire C Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 74490 electric turnout mechanism.
Highlights: The modern way to get started in digital model railroading. Mobile Station included. Horn and station announcement sound effect included. Large C Track layout.
The 78056 extension set is ideal for completing this train.
Price: $309.00

Märklin 29830: ”Era III” Digital Starter Set. With a Large K Track Layout and a Mobile Station. 230 volts
Prototype: Class 03 express locomotive. Standard design locomotive with a welded tender and Wagner smoke deflectors. 3 German Federal Railroad (DB) standard design fast train passenger cars from German State Railroad Group 28 and Group 30 designs.
Model: The locomotive comes with an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator with many functions. 3 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The locomotive can be retrofitted with a 7226 smoke generator. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The smoke generator contact, the steam locomotive operation sounds, which change with the speed of the locomotive, and the acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with the 6021 Control Unit or Märklin Systems. The running gear lights and other operating sound effects can be controlled digitally with the Mobile Station and with the 60212 Central Station. The cars have different car names and are imprinted with train destination signs. The roofs have traces of soot on them. Total train length 101.0 cm. Contents: 3 fast passenger train standard design cars: 1 type A4yse-30/55 car, 1st class, and 2 type B4üwe 28/51 cars, 2nd class. 12 no. 2200 straight track, 2 no. 2207 straight track, 4 no. 2208 straight track, 12 no. 2221 curved track, 2 no. 2232 curved track, 1 no. 2265 left manual turnout, 1 no. 2266 right manual turnout, 1 no. 2290 feeder track. 230 volt/32 VA transformer. Mobile Station digital controller. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the K Track extension sets and the entire K Track program. The turnouts can be retrofitted with the 7549 electric turnout mechanism, the 7548 below-baseboard mounting kit, and the 7547 turnout lantern kit.
Highlights:
Large K Track layout with advanced model railroader expansion option.
Typical train consist from the DB steam era.
Express steam locomotive with high-efficiency propulsion.
mfx digital decoder with multiple sound and special functions.
The 42750 express passenger car set is a prototypical add-on for the era of this train.
Price: $563.00

Märklin 78050: ”Relief Train” Theme Extension Set
Prototype: Standard design tank car and low side car.
Model: This set includes railroad and street models as well as C Track to expand a layout with a fire department theme. Contents: Track – 1 no. 24611 left turnout, 1 no. 24172 straight track, 1 no. 24130 curved track, 1 no. 24977 track bumper. Rolling stock – 1 two-axle tank car for fire extinguishing foam, 1 low side car with trucks. 2 automobile models – a VW Tourareg lettered ”Polizei” (”Police”) and a Mercedes Sprinter lettered ”Rotes Kreuz” (”Red Cross”). Length of the freight car set over the buffers 27.9 cm.
Highlights:
Specific use train for fighting fires.
All sorts of play value:
The automobile models can be used as loads and to play with.
This extension set goes well with the 29755 fire department starter.
Price: $55.00

Märklin 78055: ”Commuter Passenger Service” Theme Extension Set
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) bi-level commuter car, 2nd class. Mercedes ”Travego” bus model.
Model: Expand your layout with commuter cars with more C Track. Contents: Track – 1 no. 24671 left curved turnout, 1 no 24672 right curved turnout, 3 no. 24172 straight track, 3 no. 24188 straight track, 2 no. 24130 curved track. 1 bi-level commuter car. 1 Mercedes Travego bus lettered. 1 sound effects circuit with station announcements. Illustrated wiring diagram. Length over the buffers for the bi-level car 26.8 cm.
Highlights:
Lively commuter passenger service in model railroading.
Very realistic linkage of rail and road transportation.
Expanding your layout with track to form a passing siding.
Station announcements with a sound effects circuit.
This extension set goes well with the 29475 Regional Express starter set.
Price: $88.00

Märklin 78056: ”Long Distance Passenger Service” Theme Extension Set.
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) ICE 2 intermediate car.
Model: Greatly extend your main line C Track and add to your train with an ICE 2 intermediate car. Contents: Track – 24 no. 24188 straight C Track. Rolling stock – 1 ICE 2 intermediate car. 1 adapter cable for connecting a second Mobile Station or for connecting two starter sets with Mobile Stations together for joint play. 1 sound effects circuit with station announcements. Illustrated wiring diagram. Length 26.4 cm.
Highlights:
Modern high speed passenger service in model railroading.
Track to greatly expand your main line.
Station announcements with a sound effects circuit.
This extension set goes well with the 29790 ICE 2 starter set.
Price: $88.00