Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 403 electric express powered rail car, 1st class, in the paint scheme as the Lufthansa Airport Express for use between the Düsseldorf and Frankfurt am Main Airports. 4-part unit. 1 class 403 003-7 powered end car, type Avm, with compartments. 1 class 404 102-6 intermediate car, type ARm, with a general-purpose area, open seating area, and dining area. 1 class 404 002-8 intermediate car, type Apm, with an open seating area. 1 class 403 004-5 powered end car, type Avm, with compartments. The train looks as it did around 1990.
|Gauge / Design type||Trix H0 /|
|Kind||Powered Rail Cars|
Model: The model is a 4-part unit. The model has a digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has 2 controlled high-efficiency propulsion drives, each with a flywheel, in the open seating intermediate car. Both axles in both trucks are each powered by a motor. Traction tires. The model has factory-installed interior lighting, cab lighting, and lighted table lamps. The triple headlights and red marker lights change over with the direction of travel. They, the interior lighting, and the cab lighting will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The lighted table lamps can be controlled separately in digital operation. The lighting is maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs. Station announcements and the stewardess' greeting in the Lufthansa Airport Express can be called up in different train route sequences by changing the direction of the train. There is an additional stewardess' announcement for the next stop. The model has special multiple-conductor current-conducting couplings with guide mechanisms between the cars. The model has a power pickup changeover feature with power picked up in the end car at the front of the train. The model has many separately applied details. The roof equipment is finely detailed. The pantographs work mechanically but are not wired to take power. There is a reproduction of a Scharfenberg coupler (non-working) at both ends of the model. Minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16".
Train length over the couplers 118 cm / 46".
This model can be found in an AC version in the Märklin H0 assortment under item no. item no. 37779 exclusively for Insider members.
The 22379 electric express powered rail car is being produced in 2015 in a one-time series only for Trix Club members.
|Electric locomotive op. sounds|
|Sound of squealing brakes off|
|Whistle for switching maneuver|
|Sound of Couplers Engaging|