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Märklin 42790 Simplon Orient Express Train Passenger Car Set 1

Manufacturer: Märklin
Article: 42790
Year: 2020
EAN: 4001883427904
Railway Company: CIWL
Gauge: H0 1:87
Era: II
Decoder: mfx
Length: 117.5 cm

Märklin 42790 Simplon Orient Express Train Passenger Car Set 1

Prototype: 5 different express train passenger cars of different types painted and lettered for the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits et des Grands Express Européens (CIWL) / International Sleeping Car Company, for the Simplon Orient Express. Included are 2 four-axle baggage cars, 1 six-axle dining car, 2 four-axle sleeping cars, each in a steel blue paint scheme. The cars look as they did at the beginning of the Thirties.

Model: The models are finely constructed with many separately applied details. The interiors are done in different colors. The cars have different car numbers. One baggage car has a factory-installed mfx digital decoder, for controlling light and sound functions as well as red marker lights. Retracted diaphragms with walkover plates folded up are included for end cars in the set. Only a close coupler in a standard coupler pocket is installed at each of these ends of the end cars. The doors on the baggage cars can be opened. All of the cars have factory-installed LED interior lighting and factory-installed current-conducting close couplers that can be uncoupled. Table lamps in the dining car are lighted and together with the interior lighting and the red marker lights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The current-conducting close couplers can be replaced by current-conducting fixed drawbars included in the set. There is a pickup shoe for current pickup on one baggage car. Total length over the buffers 117.5 cm / 46-1/4″.


  • Anniversary of 100 Years of the Simplon Orient Express 1919-2019.
  • mfx digital decoder for light and sound functions included in one baggage car.
  • Red marker lights also included on this baggage car, digitally controlled.
  • Factory-installed LED interior lighting, digitally controlled.
  • Current-conducting couplers between the individual cars.


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