Manufacturer:
Scale:
HO (1:87)
Era:
II

DRB - "Hecht" / "Pike" passenger coaches set

Highlights:
- all of the cars have factory-installed LED interior lighting;
- the brightness of the interior lighting is adjustable;
- buffer capacitors;
- prototypical lighted marker lights;
- current-conducting close coupler heads between the individual cars;
- express train passenger cars include 41 figures.

Model:
The cars have detailed construction and are full-scale length. The cars have underbodies specific to the car types. The baggage car has Prussian standard design type V 4 trucks, and the coaches have "gooseneck" / Pennsylvania style trucks. All of the cars have factory-installed interior lighting with warm white LEDs. The brightness of the interior lighting for each car is adjustable. A buffer capacitor is built into each car to bridge short-term interruption of the current supply. One type C4ü coach has factory-installed marker lights and a pickup shoe. The marker lights light up prototypically in the direction of travel in a yellowish white and to the rear of the train in red. The entire car consist can be supplied with current by means of the factory-installed current-conducting close coupler heads. Each coach has 10 figures of passengers. There is a figure in the baggage car. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16".
Total length over the buffers approximately 117 cm / 46-1/16".

The steam locomotive to go with this car set is being offered under item number 39662 also exclusively only for Insider members in 2022. This car set can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 23388 exclusively for Trix Club members.

Prototype:
Five German State Railroad (DRB) DRB standard design "Hecht" / "Pike" express train passenger cars with angled car ends. One type Pw4ü baggage car, one type AB4ü coach, and three type C4ü coaches. Train route Cologne – Koblenz – Mainz – Frankfurt. Bottle green paint scheme. The cars look as they did in 1940.

First announced: November 2021

Presented in the following catalogs / brochures:

Märklin 42265

Recommended retail price: 459.00 €
3-rail (alternating current - AC)
Energy storage: buffer capacitor for an uninterruptible power supply
Coupler standard pocket (NEM 362)
Coupler with close coupling cinematic
Two red taillights
Interior LED lighting
With interior fittings
Miniature figures as passengers included

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