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Märklin 2012 New Items: Insider Items (all scales)

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I will be placing orders for the new items on an almost daily basis because Märklin (and its distributor) work on a first come first served basis. Please place your orders as early as possible since especially the MHI (Exclusive) and the limited items usually sell out fast!
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like additional information.

Jan Bröcker

Märklin 0-Scale Insider Fire Truck: 18038
ToToTrains Price: $55.00

Prototype: Magirus-Deutz curved hood truck with equipment superstructure.

Model: The superstructure and cab are constructed of die-cast metal and the floor is of sheet steel. The ladders are constructed of metal and are removable. The metal wheels are turned parts with rubber tires. The running boards, bumpers, and blue warning lights are picked out in color. A certificate of authenticity is included. Length 15.5 cm / 6-1/8".

Late realization of a vehicle planned in the past yet not produced until now.
Metal superstructures.
Perfect add-on to the five-part series of replica vehicles (18023, 18032, 18031, 18034, and 18029).
Certificate of authenticity included.
Cardstock packaging in a historic design.

One-time series in 2012 only for Märklin Insider members.




Märklin H0 2012 Insider Railcar: 37778
ToToTrains Price: $749.00

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 403 electric express powered rail car, 1st class. 4-part unit. 1 class 403 001-1 powered end car, type Avüm, with compartments. 1 class 404 101-8 intermediate car, type ARüm, with a galley, dining area, and open seating area. 1 class 404 001-0 open seating intermediate car, type Apüm. 1 class 403 002-9 powered end car, type Avüm, with compartments. InterCity paint scheme of "gravel gray" and black brown. The train looks as it did in 1973.

Model: The model is a 4-part unit. The model has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has 2 controlled high-efficiency propulsion drives, each with a flywheel, in the open seating intermediate car. Both axles in both trucks are each powered by a motor. Traction tires. The model has factory-installed interior lighting, cab lighting, and lighted table lamps. The triple headlights and red marker lights change over with the direction of travel. They, the interior lighting, and the cab lighting will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The lighted table lamps can be controlled separately in digital operation; they change between on and off by means of a random generator. The lighting is maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs. The model has special multiple-conductor current-conducting couplings with guide mechanisms between the cars. The model has a power pickup changeover feature with power picked up in the end car at the front of the train. The model has many separately applied details. The roof equipment is finely detailed. The pantographs work mechanically but are not wired to take power. There is a reproduction of a Scharfenberg coupler (non-working) at both ends of the model. Minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Train length over the couplers 118 cm / 46".

Table Lamps
Electric locomotive op. sounds
Warning Sound
Direct control
Sound of squealing brakes off
Conductor's Whistle
Doors Closing
Station Announcements
Whistle for switching maneuver

Completely new tooling.
Heavy metal construction.
Many separately applied details.
2 controlled high-efficiency propulsion drives, each with a flywheel, in the open seating intermediate car.
mfx decoder with extensive sound and light functions.
Factory-installed cab lighting with LEDs.
Factory-installed interior lighting and table lighting with LEDs.

The 37778 electric express powered rail car is being produced in 2012 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

An electric powered rail car train was planned at the end of the Sixties as an alternative to express trains hauled by locomotives. This was done with future new German Federal Railroad routes in mind. The railroad allocated a considerable sum of money for equipment and features for the class 403 powered rail car train that was supposed to replace the diesel powered class 601 Trans Europe Express units. This was done to link top-of-the-line technology with comfort. Three sleek racers were placed into service one after the other starting in 1974. The TEE level of comfort was of course obligatory on these trains: The 403 only had first class seating in compartments and open seating areas, air conditioning, folding-sliding doors, a dining area, and a galley. An absolute highlight: a train secretary's compartment as well as a telephone booth. This train had to score with more than just amenities; it also had to be faster and quieter than the class 601. The engineers were faced with the challenge to design the car bodies with extremely lightweight construction ? in contrast to classic car construction with steel, the underbody, the body frame, the roof, side and end walls were mostly made of aluminum alloys. This paid off: With only a 16 metric ton axle load and thanks to all-wheel drive, this express powered rail car train accelerated in 100 seconds from zero to 200 km/h / 125 mph. As a rule the train ran at 160 km/h / 100 mph and consisted of two powered end cars (class 403), an intermediate car with an open seating area (class 404.0), and an intermediate car with a dining area and a galley (class 404.1). As "all-around-talent" the 403 was also suitable for operation in Austria and Switzerland. The pantographs with narrow contact wipers required for operation in Switzerland could be installed on the roofs of the powered end cars. The braking technology consisted of electric resistance brakes, compressed air disk brakes, and magnetic rail brakes, because the ET 403 has to be able to stop in less than 1,700 meters or 5,577 feet from full speed. These trains ran in regular service for three years, but were also used in special service by the German Federal Railroad. The main route was IC Line 4 Munich ? Nürnberg ? Bremen. These powered rail car trains were presented by the DB with pleasure as prestige showpieces at trade fairs and special shows. They started their second career in regularly scheduled service from 1982 to 1993 in a special paint scheme as the "Lufthansa Airport Express". The smart combination of the latest technology and a futuristic look restored the image of the Intercity. Moreover the 403 marked the third generation of today's ICE powered rail car trains in trend-setting manner.

This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 22778 exclusively for Trix Club members.




Märklin H0 2012 Club Car: 48162
ToToTrains Price: Free for Insider Members

Prototype: Acid transport car with a brakeman's platform. Privately owned car lettered for the firm Firma Degussa, Rheinfelden plant (Baden), used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). The car looks as it did at the end of the Fifties.

Model: The car has detailed, finely constructed frameworks of braced timbers. The car is loaded with acid containers. Length over the buffers 11.3 cm / 4-7/16". DC wheel set 2 x 700580.

One-time series in 2012 only for Märklin Insider members.




Märklin Z 2012 Club Car: 80322
ToToTrains Price: Free for Insider Members

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) stake car loaded with a 20 foot container lettered for the firm "Mink Bürsten" Göppingen-Jebenhausen. VW bus with a flatbed and a lettered tarp as a delivery vehicle.

Model: Length over the buffers 56 mm / 2-3/16". The VW bus is constructed of metal, comes in a realistic paint scheme, and has a removable lettered tarp.

One-time series. Available only at the World of Adventure in Göppingen.

This car set comes packaged in an extensively ­imprinted tin container.




Märklin Z Insider Steam Locomotive: 88010
ToToTrains Price: $299.00

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 001. Standard design locomotive with a welded tender and Witte smoke deflectors.

Model: The locomotive is new tooling and is finely detailed. The locomotive body is constructed of metal. On the underside of the locomotive is a reproduction of the brakes, inductive magnet, pilot rods, etc. The valve gear and side rods are finely detailed. The locomotive has enlarged buffer plates. The spacing between the locomotive and tender has been shortened. The locomotive has a 5-pole motor. All 3 driving axles are powered. The headlights are warm white LEDs. The tender has spoked wheels. Length over the buffers approximately 112 mm / 4-3/8".

Locomotive frame and body constructed of metal.
Finely detailed side rods and valve gear.
Reproduction of the brakes, inductive magnet, etc.
5-pole motor.
Window inserts on the engineer's cab.
LED headlights.
The 88010 steam locomotive is being produced in a one-time series only for Insider members.