Gauge Trix H0 - Article No. 25499

Class 218 Diesel Locomotive

Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 218 diesel locomotive. Traffic red basic paint scheme. Road number 218 499-2. The locomotive looks as it did starting in 2011.

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Class 218 Diesel Locomotive
Class 218 Diesel Locomotive

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Article No. 25499
Gauge / Design type Trix H0 /
Era VI
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  • Newly created sound project for the class 218.
  • Equipped with striking snowplows on both ends of the locomotive.
  • Prototypical roof version for the class 218.4 with large cooling fans.
  • Cab lighting can be controlled digitally.
  • Locomotive frame and body constructed of metal.
  • Centrally mounted motor, all four axles powered.
  • Extensive light and sound functions.
  • RailCom-capable decoder included.
  • Product description

    Model: The locomotive has a digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled, high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, centrally mounted. All four axles powered. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. The cab lighting changes over with the direction of travel and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The buffer beams are detailed and include snowplows typical for this class. Length over the buffers 18.9 cm / 7-7/16".

    Passenger cars to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item numbers 43806 and 43816 with information about the required exchange wheelsets. This model can be found in an AC version in the Märklin H0 assortment under item number 39216.

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  • Publications

    - New items brochure H0 2023 - Main Catalog H0 2023/2024
  • Digital Functions

    Engineer’s cab lighting
    Diesel locomotive op. sounds
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Rear Headlights off
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Switching range + switching light
    Front Headlights off
    Blower motors
    Conductor's Whistle
    Letting off Air
    Doors Closing
    Operating sounds
    Warning announcement
    Replenishing diesel fuel
    Sound of Couplers Engaging
    Sound of uncoupling
    Train control warning sound



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