Model: Era III. The frames and bodies are constructed chiefly of die-cast metal. The power car is located in the middle of the 5-part train. The train has a digital decoder with a sound effects generator for DCC, Selectrix, and Trix Systems; this decoder can also be used conventionally. The train also has a compact design C-Sine high-efficiency propulsion system, centrally mounted. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. traction tires. The headlights, which change over with the direction of travel, the marker lights, and the built-in interior lights are maintenance-free LEDs; the headlights and interior lights are also warm white LEDs. The lights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The train has four different pantographs in an offset arrangement and detailed roof equipment. The train also has separately applied metal grab irons. The engineer's cabs and the passenger areas have interior details. There is a special close coupled mechanical and electrical connection between the cars. The ends of the train have a representation of the Scharfenberg coupler (non-working). Minimum radius for operation 360 mm / 14-1/4". Train length approximately 1,340 mm / 52-3/4".
This model was developed with the friendly support of SBB Historic.
Märklin is offering the "Gottardo" TEE for 3-rail AC as item no. 39540.
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