Märklin Exclusive (MHI) Items
Following are the new 2008 Exclusive III Items announced by Märklin.
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All Exclusive (MHI) items are being produced in very limited quantities!
Märklin H0 26410: "Karlsruhe Train" S-Bahn Prototype
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) shuttle train: class 141 248-5
electric locomotive and three commuter cars. Type Abnrz 704, 1st and
2nd class, type Bnrz 725, 2nd class, and type BDnrzf 740, 2nd class
with an engineer's cab. Modernized cars from older "Silberlingen"
/ "Silver Coins" cars.
Model: There are electrical connections between the cars and the locomotive,
and the power pickup and the headlights / marker lights change between
the locomotive and the cab control car, depending on the direction of
travel. The headlights and marker lights for the train change over with
the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can
be controlled digitally. The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and
the new controlled compact design Softdrive Sine high efficiency propulsion.
4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The locomotive has separately applied
metal grab irons. It also has interior details for the engineer's cabs.
The locomotive has separately applied roof walks. The triple headlights
(maintenance-free warm white LEDs) and dual red marker lights (maintenance-free
LEDs) change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional
operation and can be controlled digitally. Electric locomotive operating
sounds with the "fire cracker" sound, lights at the ends of
the locomotive, and acceleration and braking delay can be controlled
with the 6021 Control Unit and with Märklin Systems. The whistle
sound and the sound of brakes squealing can be controlled with Märklin
Systems. There is a figure of a locomotive engineer in Cab 1. The locomotive
has detailed buffer beams. It also has NEM coupler pockets and a close
coupler mechanism. The cab control car has triple white headlights (maintenance-free
warm white LEDs) and dual red marker lights (maintenance-free LEDs)
that change over with the direction of travel. It also has a lighted
destination sign that can be controlled digitally with the headlights
/ marker lights. Total length over the buffers 102.6 cm / 40-3/8".
Functions: Headlight(s), Lights Cab 1 End, Lights Cab 2 End, Electric
locomotive operating sounds, Direct control, Locomotive whistle and
Sound of squealing brakes off.
Real shuttle train function as a model with pickup shoe changeover.
Prototypical changes to the locomotive body: no rain gutters, "Klatte"
Mfx decoder with light and sound functions.
Softdrive Sine high-efficiency propulsion.
The Karlsruhe Train - The Experimental S-Bahn. The use of the much
praised class ET 420 was not convincing in the Rhine-Ruhr area. There
were longer routes to cover and passengers did not at all like the lack
of toilets. The DB reacted to the many complaints by placing a locomotive-hauled
S-Bahn train into service. In the mid-Seventies the Karlsruhe maintenance
facility developed prototypes for a shuttle train from three Silberlingen
/ Silver Coins commuter cars. The cars were equipped with swinging-sliding
doors with electromagnetic door locks and a permanent entrance that
limited its use in the route network since a station platform of at
least 76 cm / 30" was a requirement. The interior of the cars was
designed to be more manageable and the baggage area was done away with
in the cab control car in favor of more seats. The cars were painted
in the color scheme for that time of ocean blue / beige, but in reverse,
which clearly differentiated the train from the rest of the DB rolling
stock. In addition, several standard Silberlinge / Silver Coins cars
were also adapted by the Karlsruhe maintenance facility and were used
as reserve cars. The Hagen 141 248-5 was selected as motive power, and
it was given an unusual, asymmetrical paint scheme to go with the train.
It made the train look like a complete unit. In the rough and ready
everyday existence of S-Bahn trains the Karlsruhe train was not successful
basically because the locomotive did not have enough acceleration. The
cars were then put back into normal service rather quickly and the German
Federal Railroad used the experience with the Karlsruhe train to develop
the type "x" cars, which still form the backbone of the commuter
service in the Ruhr area. These cars run in trains of 3-5 cars, usually
pulled by the class 111 or class 143.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under
item no. 21337.
Märklin H0 36793: "Police" Diesel Locomotive
Prototype: Class ER 20 "Hercules". Imaginary paint and lettering
scheme as a police locomotive.
Model: This diesel locomotive comes in a "police paint scheme"
with working blue warning lights and typical German police warning horn
sound. The locomotive is constructed of metal with many cast-in details.
The total design of the locomotive is ideal for model railroad operation.
The locomotive has a digital decoder and a special can motor. It also
has a sound effects generator. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts.
2 traction tires. The headlights are LEDs, they will work in conventional
operation and can be controlled digitally. The blue warning lights,
the warning horn sound, and the acceleration and braking delay can be
controlled digitally. Length over the buffers 21.7 cm / 8-9/16".
Functions: Headlight(s), Light Function 1, Operating sounds and Direct
Blue warning lights and warning horn sound can be controlled digitally.
Sturdy metal construction.
One-time series only for Märklin Insiders or members of the 1.
Price: $ 179.00
Märklin H0 39013: Road No. 01 150 Express Locomotive with a Tender
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 01 steam locomotive.
Museum locomotive of the Nürnberg Transportation Museum as it looked
in its rebuilt state. The locomotive looks as it did before the fire
in October of 2005.
Model: The locomotive has a controlled Softdrive Sine high-efficiency
propulsion system, a compact design, maintenance-free motor with an
mfx decoder and a sound generator. 3 axles powered. Traction tires.
The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. There is
an adjustable close coupling between the locomotive and tender for different
curves. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The
triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and
the smoke generator that can be installed in the locomotive will work
in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The headlights
are warm white LEDs. There is a close coupler with a guide mechanism
and an NEM pocket on the tender. The minimum radius for operation is
360 mm / 14-3/16". Length over the buffers 27.5 cm / 10-13/16".
The locomotive comes in a wooden case.
Functions: Headlight(s), Smoke generator contact, Steam locomotive
operating sounds, Locomotive whistle, Direct control, Sound of squealing
brakes off, Flickering Light in Fire Box, Whistle for switching maneuver,
Air Pump, Letting off Steam, Sound of coal being shoveled and Grate
The express locomotive with road number 01 150 is being produced in
2008 in a one-time series for Insider members only.
In cooperation with the German Railroad, Inc. Märklin is offering
all Insider members the opportunity of acquiring this H0 model of road
no. 01 150 in an exclusive collector's case and supporting in a meaningful
way the rebuilding of the locomotive that was mostly destroyed in the
fire of October 17, 2005. The purchase price includes a donation of
25.00 Euros for the restoration of road no. 01 150.
Price: $ 549.00
Märklin H0 46470: Chemical Tank Car Set
Prototype: 3 chemical tank cars with insulated tanks, used on the German
Railroad, Inc. (DB AG), privately owned cars painted and lettered for
the firm Eva, Eisenbahn-Verkehrsmittel-AG, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Model: The cars have detailed, partially open frames. The side sills
on the cards have a flat profile. The trucks are based on the Minden-Dorstfeld
type. The cars have separately applied brakeman's platforms. They also
have side ladders with a platform. The cars have different car numbers.
Each car comes individually packaged and marked. Total length over the
buffers 43.8 cm / 17-1/4".
New tooling for tank car types with a length of 12.74 meters / 41 feet
Newly developed insulated chemical tank.
Can be run on industrial curves 295.4 mm / 11-5/8" or greater in
DC wheel set 12 x 700580.
Märklin H0 47040: Flat Car Set
Prototype: 2 German Federal Railroad (DB) type Sgs 693 four-axle flat
cars for combination load service. Each car loaded with 2 convertible
truck transport units. The cars and loads look as they did around 1992.
Model: The cars have Minden-Siegen type trucks. 1 flat car comes without
brake wheels on the trucks, 1 flat car comes with brake wheels on one
truck. The cars have metal, partially open frames. Each flat car is
loaded with 2 convertible truck transport units. Stand supports for
the convertible truck transport units are included separately. Both
cars have different car numbers. Total length over the buffers 45.8
cm / 18-1/6".
New tooling for the type Sgs 693 for "Combination Load Service".
Continuation of the car family with a length over the buffers of 19.90
meters / 65 feet 3-7/16 inches.
DC wheel set 8 x 700580.
Märklin Z 88972: Steam Locomotive with a Tender
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 44 heavy freight locomotive.
Version with oil firing and Witte smoke deflectors. Used for long ore
and coal trains.
Model: The locomotive has a 5-pole motor. All of the driving axles are
powered. The wheel treads and valve gear are dark nickel plated. Length
over the buffers 112 mm / 4-7/16".
The ideal add-on for the "Langer Heinrich" / "Long Henry"
Locomotive body constructed of metal.