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Märklin 37197 Class 17 Steam Locomotive

Manufacturer: Märklin
Article: 37197
Year: 2022
EAN: 4001883371979
Railway Company: DRG
Class: 17
Road Number: 17 008
Gauge: H0 1:87
Era: II
Decoder: mfx+
Length: 24.0 cm

Märklin 37197 Class 17 Steam Locomotive

Prototype: German State Railroad Company (DRG) class 17.0 steam locomotive. Former Prussian class S 10. Museum locomotive of the Berlin Transportation and Technology Museum. Lettering and version as road number 17 008 as it looked in Era II around 1932.

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and coal tender are constructed mostly of metal. A smoke unit is built into the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting, firebox flickering, and oncoming train light are each digitally controlled separately. Maintenance-free, warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. There is a close coupler with a guide mechanism and an NEM pocket on the rear of the tender. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16″. Protective piston rod sleeves are included. Figures of an engineer and a fireman are included for installation in the cab. A booklet gives information about the history of the locomotive. Length over the buffers approximately 24.0 cm / 9-7/16″.


  • Reworked tooling.
  • New propulsion concept.
  • Reworked locomotive and tender connection.
  • Open cab with an open view through it.
  • Cab lighting can be controlled digitally.
  • Oncoming train light can be controlled digitally.
  • Firebox flickering can be controlled digitally.
  • Built-in smoke unit.
  • Figures of an engineer and a fireman included.
  • Booklet about the history of the locomotive included.

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