Model: Era III. The locomotive has a 21-pin digital connector with a bridge plug for conventional operation. It has a powerful can motor with a bell-shaped armature, mounted in the fire box area. 3 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs, they will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally after a decoder is installed. A Märklin 72270 smoke generator can be installed in the locomotive. The tender has an NEM coupler pocket with a close coupler mechanism. Length over the buffers 210 mm / 8-1/4".
The German State Railroad P 8 is available as a Märklin 3-rail AC model under item no. 37039.