Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 39.0-2 passenger steam locomotive. With short Wagner smoke deflectors and a Prussian type 2´2´T 31,5 tender. Built starting in 1922 as the Prussian State Railways class P 10. Version with polished metal boiler bands. Tender with additional wooden boards for the coal bunker. The locomotive looks as it did around 1955.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and extensive sound functions. 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. A 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The dual 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 headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and the tender and it can be adjusted for curves. 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 26.3 cm / 10-3/8 .
Express train passenger cars to go with this locomotive, the so-called Hechtwagen / Pike Cars , are being offered in the Märklin assortment under item numbers 42230, 42250, 42251, and 42260 and in the Trix assortment under item numbers 23383, 23384, 23385, and 23387.
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