Gauge: H0 1:87
Railway Company: DB
Road Number: E 70 22
System: AC 3 Rail
Märklin 37482 Class 120.1 Electric Locomotive
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class E 70.2 – former Royal Bavarian State Railroad (K.Bay.Sts.B.) class EG 2 x 2/2.
Model: The locomotive comes with an mfx digital decoder and controlled high-efficiency propulsion. The locomotive has a special can motor with a flywheel. 2 axles and a jackshaft powered. 2 traction tires. Articulated frame enabling the unit to negotiate sharp curves, pivoting trucks mounted under the rigid hood areas. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The acceleration and braking delay can be controlled digitally with a 6021 Control Unit 6021 or with Märklin Systems. Length over the buffers 14.3 cm / 5-3/4.
- Metal construction.
- Older design pantographs.
- Many applied details.
Maneuverable Specialist for Mountain Routes – The Bavarian State Railroad purchased two electric locomotives for freight and pusher service on the route Freilassing – Berchtesgaden. These units had powered trucks and no pilot trucks and their design was quite progressive for that period. Both of these locomotives were placed into service in 1920 and turned in good results on their challenging home line. For that reason they remained there in service even into the German Federal Railroad period.
Product programme 2006 – Fall New Items 2005
See at Märklin.