Getting Started >> Z Gauge Starter Sets
The best way to get started with Marklin Z Gauge is with a starter set. Choose from our selection of American and European starter sets that come complete and ready-to-run. Best of all, Marklin Z Gauge starter sets are compatible with the Marklin system of track extension sets, so you can add to your starter set as your hobby grows.
For the model railroader who wants to run trains, but doesn't have time to build a layout, choose from our highly detailed Z Gauge layouts, designed to provide hours of enjoyment in a small place. Visit your Marklin dealer to see our broad selection of starter sets.
Z Gift Set in a Cube Format 81562
Includes: 1 German Federal Railroad (DB) class 74 tank locomotive with the new 5-pole mini-club motor, 1 gondola with a gift as a load, 1 "Privatbrauerei Ganter, Freiburg" beer car, 2 sections straight track, 10 sections curved track, rerailer and power pack. Track plan brochure. Train length 169 mm (6-5/8*). Can be expanded with the 8191, 8192, 8193 and 8194 SET track extension sets or as desired. Anticipated delivery 3rd quarter 2000
Z American Freight Train Starter Set with Track Layout and Power Pack 81466
Includes: 1 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (The Burlington Route) "Mikado" steam locomotive with a tender. With the new 5-pole mini-club motor. All driving axles powered. 1 Great Northern boxcar. 1 Seaboard Air Line boxcar. 1 Chicago & North Western Railway gondola. 1 Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (The Burlington Route) caboose. 12 sections straight track, 12 sections curved track, 2 electric turnouts. Typical American buildings. rerailer, control box, distribution strip, wire, plugs, sockets and power pack. Track plan brochure. Train length 390 mm (15-3/8*). Can be expanded with the 8192, 8193 and 8194 SET track extension sets or as desired. Anticipated delivery 4th quarter 2000
Z American Freight Train Starter Set 81465
Includes: Santa Fe F7 diesel electric locomotive, 2 fright cars, gondola, caboose, 3 structures, oval of track and transformer.
Z Freight Starter Set 81565
Includes: German Federal Railroad class 24 steam locomotive with tender, low side car, "Distelhauser" beer car, oval of track and transformer.
Z "140 Years of Marklin" Gift Starter Set 81561
Includes: Class 74 tank locomotive, 1 gondola with gift load, 1 refrigerator car with advertising on its sides, oval of track and transformer. Limited one-time series only in 1999.
Z Freight Starter Set - Deluxe 81780
Includes: German Federal Railroad class 41 freight locomotive with tender, 1 type E 037 gondola, 1 "BP" oil tank car, 1 type Klms 440 low side car with tarp cover, 1 "Warsteiner" beer car, 1 type Pwy 012 freight train baggage car, oval of track, 2 electric turnouts, control box and transformer.
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