Marklin HO 37509 Class 56 Steam Locomotive 2022 New Item
Prototype: German State Railroad (DR) GDR class 56.2-8 steam freight locomotive. Converted Prussian G 8.1 with a pilot truck. German State Railroad (DR) (prewar) lamps and bell included. Type 3T 16,5 coal tender. Road number 56 765. The locomotive looks as it did around 1966.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. The 72270 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit contact will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There are separately applied smoke deflectors. There is a permanent close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The rear of the tender and the front of the locomotive has a close coupler with an NEM pocket. The locomotive has many separately applied details such as piping and sand pipes. Protective piston sleeves, brake lines, an imitation prototype coupler, and a sheet of decals for prototypical lettering on the smoke deflectors are included. Length over the buffers 21.1 cm / 8-5/16".
Road number 56 765 was stationed from 1956 to January 31, 1967 at Seebad Heringsdorf at Usedom (German State Railroad District Greifswald). In the Sixties, it had a different boiler as can be seen from photos. Road number 56 765 was equipped with the boiler with directly after one another arranged appliances during an L 4 procedure in October of 1965 in Leipzig. It was still in use with this boiler in 1969.
|Control Unit||Mobile Station||Mobile Station 2||Central Station 1/2||Central Station 3/2|
|Steam locomotive op. sounds||X||X||X||X||X|
|Sound of squealing brakes off||X||X||X||X|
|Whistle for switching maneuver||X||X||X||X|
|Sound of coal being shoveled||X||X||X|
|Letting off Steam||X||X||X|
|"Switcher Double ""A"" Light"||X|
|Switching range + switching light||X|
System: 3 Rail AC