Märklin 37191 Habersack Class Eb 3 5 Steam Tank Locomotive
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Habersack Class Eb 3 5 Steam Tank Locomotive

Habersack Class Eb 3 5 Steam Tank Locomotive

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Habersack Class Eb 3/5 Steam Tank Locomotive

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. Triple headlights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. Warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There are Telex couplers front and rear, which can be controlled separately in digital operation. The couplers are programmed for an uncoupling maneuver ("Kupplungswalzer"). The locomotive has separately applied rail clearance devices. It also has separately applied grab irons and lines constructed of metal. Piston rod protection sleeves and brake hoses are included.Length over the buffers 14.6 cm / 5-3/4".

Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) class Eb 3/5 "Habersack" / "Haversack". Road number 5815. The locomotive looks as it did at the end of the Fifties.

The "Habersack" / "Haversack" -Only a few Swiss locomotives won such great popularity that they had a name given to them. The very appropriately shaped class Eb 3/5 tank locomotive acquired its nickname "Habersack" from the knapsack long familiar to Swiss men from military service.SLM built 34 of these almost 1,000 horsepower (735 kilowatts) units from 1911 to 1916. They were good for 75 km/h / 47 mph in both directions and were initially intended for passenger trains. Meanwhile, these locomotives with their 74 metric ton service weight after being equipped with supplemental braking were quite suited for freight service too. Starting in the Thirties, they were primarily assigned to this work. The comprehensive electrification of the Swiss rail network shrank the operating plans for these elegant representatives of Swiss steam railroad service. Between 1950 and 1965, the units were gradually stored or sold.

A freight car set to go with this locomotive can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item number 46568.

Locomotive constructed of metal.First time to include Telex couplers front and rear, which can be controlled separately in digital operation.Triple headlights as LED lighting.World of Operation mfx+ digital decoder and a variety of operation and sound functions included.


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