Railway Company: EST
Road Number: 241 A 002
Gauge: H0 1:87
Length: 30.4 cm
Märklin 39243 EST Class 13 Steam Locomotive
Prototype: French East Railroad (EST) class 13 (241-A) heavy express train steam locomotive with a tender. Version as a locomotive for the Simplon Orient Express. Changes to the smoke deflectors specific to the type and dual headlights with one lamp above and one lamp below. Road number 241 A 002. The locomotive looks as it did around 1933.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive light and sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. The model has a factory-installed 72270 smoke unit. The dual headlights on the locomotive and tender change over with the direction of travel. They and the built-in smoke unit will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. There is also cab lighting that can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for lighting. There is an adjustable coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The rear of the tender has a close coupler in an NEM pocket with a guide mechanism. The minimum radius for operation is 437.5 mm / 17-1/4″. Brake hoses, heating lines, and imitation prototype couplers are included. Length over the buffers 30.4 cm / 12″.
- Anniversary of 100 Years of the Simplon Orient Express 1919-2019.
- Tooling changes for the version as the French East Railroad (EST) class 13.
- Very detailed realization of the model.
- Cab lighting can be controlled digitally.
- Equipped with a factory-installed smoke unit.
- World of Operation mfx+ decoder and extensive light and sound functions included.
Summer New Items 2019
Product programme 2019/2020
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