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Märklin 2009 New Items: Insider Items

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Märklin H0: 39390 Passenger Locomotive with a Tender.

ToToTrains price: $499.90

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 39.0-2 passenger steam locomotive, 2-8-2 wheel arrangement. Built starting in 1922 as the class P 10 for the Prussian State Railways. The locomotive looks as it did around 1964. Use: Standard passenger trains and light express and fast passenger trains.

Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and a sound generator. It also has controlled Softdrive Sine high-efficiency propulsion, and a compact design, maintenance-free can motor. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and the tender and it can be adjusted for curves. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. The headlights and the smoke generator, which can be installed in the locomotive, will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The back of the tender has a close coupler with a guide mechanism and an NEM coupler pocket. Minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves are included. Length over the buffers 26.6 cm / 10-1/2".

Features: Headlight(s), Smoke generator contact, Steam locomotive operating sounds, Locomotive whistle, Direct control, Air Pump, Flickering Light in Fire Box, Whistle for switching maneuver, Letting off Steam, Sound of squealing brakes off, Sound of coal being shoveled and Grate Shaken.

Highlights:
Completely new tooling.
Particularly fine metal construction.
Compact design Softdrive Sine high-efficiency propulsion.
mfx decoder.
A wide variety of operation and sound functions that can be controlled digitally.

The 39390 steam locomotive is being produced in 2009 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

The Class P10 / BR 39 – A Powerful Locomotive in the Mittelgebirge Region. In 1919, development began at the firm of Borsig in Berlin for a passenger locomotive with a 2-8-2 “Mikado” wheel arrangement. Its job was chiefly to master heavy express train operation in the Mittelgebirge region. It could often be seen on the Main-Weser line, the Eifel line, the Schwarzwald or Black Forest line, the Gäu line, and in Saxony. Between 1922 and 1927, a total of 260 units of this locomotive with four driving axles left the builder's halls that the German State Railroad Company (DRG) designated as the class 39 and that were indispensable after World War II in both of the German states. These locomotives measured 22,890 mm / 75 feet 1-3/16 inches long and weighed 100.4 metric tons. They reached a maximum speed of 110 km/h / 68 mph with their three-cylinder running gear and had an indexed performance of 1,620 horsepower. However, the class 39 exceeded the required axle load of 17 metric tons considerably so that several of these powerful locomotives could not be used until the rail lines had been improved. The P 10 was considered to be the most powerful passenger locomotive among the provincial state railroads. On the German Federal Railroad most of these locomotives were equipped with Witte smoke deflectors and the type 2’2’ T 34 tender, which replaced the type pr2’2’ T 31,5 tender. The DB retired the class 39 in Stuttgart, where the last three units disappeared from service in 1967. For the German State Railroad of East Germany the 85 locomotives remaining there were indispensable and they were included in the rebuilding program there and afterwards designated as the class 22. Road number 39 230 on the German Federal Railroad was preserved and you can currently see this impressive locomotive in the German Steam Locomotive Museum in Neuenmarkt in Upper Franconia at the foot of the famous/infamous “Schiefe Ebene” grade.

 

 


Märklin H0: 42269 “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train” Car Set.

ToToTrains price: $235.90

Prototype: E 554 “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train” Münster – Lünen – Dortmund – Essen-Altenessen – Düsseldorf – Colognen – Gerolstein – Trier – Saarbrücken. This “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train” consists of a type D4ü “Hechtwagen” / “Pike Cars” baggage car, a type A4üe “Hechtwagen” / “Pike Cars” passenger car, 1st class, a B4üwe “Schürzenwagen” / “Skirted Car” passenger car, 2nd class, and two type B4n “Silberlinge” / “Silver Coins” passenger cars, 2nd class. The cars look as they did in the winter of 1964/65.

Model: “Hechtwagen” / “Pike Cars”: The cars are constructed with many details and come in the full length for the scale. The underbodies are specific to the cars. The cars are made to look as they did in Era III with a chrome oxide green paint scheme. The trucks on the baggage car are specific to that car and the “swan neck” trucks are specific to the passenger cars. The 7319 current-conducting coupling or the 72020/72021 current-conducting coupler, the 73400/73401 (2 per car) lighting kit and the 73405 pickup shoe can be installed in the cars. “Schürzenwagen” / “Skirted Car”: This car comes in the full length for the scale. The car is made to look as it did in Era III with a chrome oxide green paint scheme. The 7319 current-conducting coupling or the 72020/72021 current-conducting coupler, and the 73150 lighting kit can be installed in the car. “Silberlinge” / “Silver Coins” cars: These cars have the new longer length. The underbodies are specific to the cars. The cars have a white aluminum/black paint scheme. The trucks have brake shoes. The 7319 current-conducting coupling or the 72020/72021 current-conducting coupler, the 73406 pickup shoe, and the 73400/73401 (2 per car) lighting kit, and the 73409 marker light kit can be installed in the cars. Total length over the buffers 126.1 cm / 49-5/8". DC wheel set per car 4 x 700580.

Highlights:
Reproduction of an authentic Era III “Eilzug”.
Appropriate motive power for an “Eilzug” is the class 39 passenger steam locomotive (Insider model for 2009).
Completely new tooling for the “Hechtwagen” / “Pike Car” family.

The 42269 car set is being produced in 2009 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

Great “Hechte” / “Pike” in the “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train”. The “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train” concept introduced in 1902 in Bavaria designated as a rule a fast train run over medium distances with few, short stops at the most important stations. Over the years it was customary to use older express train passenger cars in “Eilzug” trains, hence the use of the “Hechtwagen” / “Pike Cars” in the Fifties and Sixties that were formerly used in high quality express train service. The Der “Eilzug” train was particularly interesting for commuters, who streamed daily in and out of the large metropolitan areas. Many “Eilzug” runs were therefore done in the large metropolitan areas themselves on short routes and also in the surrounding areas on less frequented branch lines routes; the latter were popularly known as “Heckeneilzüge” / “Hedge Fast Passenger Trains” and had for all intents and purposes a long-distance service function. The modernization of the German railroad had no more use for the name “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train”. The “City Bahn” / “City Railroad”, the “Interregio” or even more the Regional Express epitomizes best the task of the “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train” of the past.

The German Federal Railroad class 39 is the right motive power for the E 554 “Eilzug” / “Fast Passenger Train” and can be found as an Insider model for 2009 in the Märklin H0 assortment under item no. 39390.

 

 


Märklin H0: 48159 H0 Insider Annual Car for 2009.

ToToTrains price: Free for Insider members after submitting coupon to ToToTrains.

Prototype: Boxcar used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). Privately owned car painted and lettered for the firm Ford Works, Inc. in Cologne, Germany. The car looks as it did in the Seventies.

Model: H0 car kit as a reproduction of the former Märklin item no. 4937. This freight car was in the Märklin assortment from 1970 to 1977 as a car kit. Exact instructions included. Length over the buffers for the built-up car 13.5 cm / 5-5/16".

Highlights:
Reproduction of the "Ford" car kit from the Seventies.
Marked as a reproduction.
New car number.

The 48159 car being produced in 2009 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

 

 


Märklin Z-scale: 80319 "Ford" Kit Z Gauge Annual Car for Insiders.

ToToTrains price: Free for Insider members after submitting coupon to ToToTrains.

Prototype: 1 boxcar. Privately owned car painted and lettered for the firm Ford Works, Inc., used on the German Federal Railroad (DB).

Model: This car is a kit in honor of the former 4937 kit. All of the individual parts for the car come unassembled in the packaging. Complete instructions for building the kit are included. Length over the buffers 54 mm / 2-1/8".

The 80319 car is being produced in 2009 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

 

 


Märklin Z-scale: 88300 Diesel Locomotive.

ToToTrains price: Postponed until 2010

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class V 300 heavy, large diesel locomotive.

Model: Both trucks are powered. The triple headlights and red marker lights change over with the direction of travel. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs, and the marker lights are red LEDs. Length over the buffers approximately 92 mm / 3-5/8".

Highlights:
Completely new tooling.
Lighting with maintenance-free LEDs.

The 88300 large diesel locomotive is being produced in 2009 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

The V 300 – 6 Axles, Powerful, and Fast. Krauss-Maffei built a more powerful, faster version of the class V 200 on the basis of the V 200, but with 6 axles. The locomotive was almost identical with 3 units built for the Yugoslavian State Railroad. A great advantage of this 20,270 mm / 66 foot 6-1/16 inch long and 140 km/h / 88 mph fast locomotive was that it could be used on track with grades and curves and with shallow roadbed because the axle load was a low 16 metric tons compared to other locomotives. The internal designation at Krauss-Maffei for the locomotive painted in blue was ML 2200 C’C’. Experimental runs and tests with extreme loads were conducted on the Black Forest line and on the Semmering line in Austria, and this locomotive passed them with flying colors. Despite this, the locomotive was rebuilt to increase the performance from 2,200 horsepower to 3,000 horsepower and was painted in red with white striping. The new designation for the locomotive was ML 3000 C’C’. Despite the impressive technology, the German Federal Railroad did not order this locomotive as a regular production unit, but it took ownership of this single unit in 1963 after difficult negotiations with the builder and designated it as the V 300.1. From that time on the locomotive was on the DB's roster, where it was used in service similar to that for the V 200. In 1977, it was retired as road number V 230 001-0. An attempt to sell it to Italy failed and it ended up as scrap. Despite its being a single unit, it was an important experimental vehicle for Krauss-Maffei. The valuable data from experimental runs with this impressive machine flowed into the further development of large diesel hydraulic locomotives and resulted in sales to North America and Spain.