BR 403, Lufthansa Airport Express | Gauge Trix H0 - Article No. 22379

Electric Express Powered Rail Car

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.

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Electric Express Powered Rail Car
Electric Express Powered Rail Car

Most Important Facts

Article No. 22379
Gauge / Design type Trix H0 /
Era IV
Kind Powered Rail Cars
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  • Heavy metal construction.
  • Prototypical tooling changes.
  • 2 controlled high-efficiency propulsion drives, each with a flywheel, in the open seating intermediate car.
  • Digital decoder with extensive operation, sound, and light functions included.
  • Factory-installed cab lighting with LEDs.
  • Factory-installed interior lighting and table lighting with LEDs.
  • The stewardess' station announcements and greeting can be called up in different train route sequences.
  • Product description

    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.

    Spare parts for our articles can be found here in our spare parts search.

    The 22379 electric express powered rail car is being produced in 2015 in a one-time series only for Trix Club members.

  • Publications

    - Summer New Items 2015 - Main Catalog 2015/2016
  • Digital Functions

    Pantograph Sounds
    Electric locomotive op. sounds
    Warning Sound
    Table Lamps
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Conductor's Whistle
    Doors Closing
    Station Announcements
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Direct control
    Brake Compressor
    Sound of Couplers Engaging
    Operating sounds


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