BR 491, DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 37584

Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 491 "Glass Train" electric powered observation car. Cream white / gentian blue paint scheme. The car has double lamps low on the ends. Air intake openings for ventilation and horns on the roof. 1 double-arm pantograph and 1 single-arm pantograph, each with double contact strips. Powered rail car road number 491 001-4. The car looks as it did around 1986.

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Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car
Class 491 Powered Observation Rail Car

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Article No.37584
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
EraIV
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Highlights

  • mfx+ digital decoder included, for even more operating enjoyment in the Märklin "World of Operation".
  • Special additional announcements such as a welcome and different station announcements that can be controlled digitally.
  • Factory-installed interior lighting.
  • Driver and numerous passengers installed in the car at the factory.
  • Imprinted train route sign included, "Reisen und Schauen mit dem Gläsernen Zug" / "Travel and Look with the Glass Train".
  • Product description

    Model: The car has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. A welcoming announcement from the period as well as a list of destinations, an additional note for the passengers, and the end station (train announcement) can be activated by means of the function buttons. The car also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 2 axles in one truck powered. Traction tires. The car has built-in interior details. The car comes from the factory with a driver and numerous passengers. The car has factory-installed interior lighting. 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. Maintenance-free, warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The interior lighting can be dimmed as a digital auxiliary function. The trucks have different wheelbases like the prototype. The panorama windows are inset. The car has air intakes for ventilation and horns on the roof. This car is the version with 1 double-arm pantograph and 1 single-arm pantograph, each with double contact strips.
    Length over the buffers 23.7 cm / 9-5/16".

    This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22193.

    One-time series.

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2017 - Product programme 2017/2018
  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Headlight(s)
    Interior lights
    Locomotive operating sounds
    Horn blast 1
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Conductor's Whistle
    Horn blast 2
    Doors Closing
    Greeting
    Train announcement
    Train announcement
    Train announcement
    Interior lights
    Rail Joints
    Surrounding sounds
    Sanding
    Brake Compressor

    * New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

    ** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55

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