BR 58, DB | Gauge 1 - Article No. 55581

Steam Locomotive with a Tender.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 58 freight locomotive with a three-axle tender.

Steam Locomotive with a Tender.
Steam Locomotive with a Tender.

Most Important Facts

Article No.55581
Gauge / Design type 1 /
KindSteam Locomotives
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  • Completely new tooling.
  • Operating sounds synchronized to the wheels.
  • Working inboard cylinder layout.
  • Smoke exhaust synchronized to the wheels.
  • mfx decoder for operation with AC power, DC power, Märklin Digital, and DCC.
  • A speaker in the locomotive and one in the tender.
  • Telex coupler on the tender.
  • Product description

    Model: The frame and the locomotive body are constructed mostly of metal. The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound generator with operating sounds synchronized to the wheels as well as extensive sound functions. There are speakers in the locomotive boiler and in the tender. The locomotive can be operated with AC power, DC power, Märklin Digital, and DCC. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive has a built-in smoke generator with smoke exhaust synchronized to the wheels. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. The headlights and the smoke generator will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs.
    The locomotive is a highly detailed model with many separately applied parts on the boiler, engineer's cab, and tender. The locomotive's frame is an open bar frame and has a working inboard cylinder layout. The locomotive has a prototype coupler on the front, and the tender has a digitally control Telex coupler. An accessory package with a prototype coupler and a claw coupler as well as figures of a locomotive engineer and a fireman come with the locomotive.
    Minimum radius for operation 1,020 mm / 40-3/16".
    Length over the buffers 57.8 cm / 22-3/4".

    The 55581 steam locomotive is being produced in 2010 in a one-time series only for Insider members.

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2010 - Product programme 2010/2011
  • Digital Functions

    Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Smoke generator
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Telex coupler on the rear
    Flickering Light in Fire Box
    Engineer’s cab lighting
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Direct control
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Grate Shaken
    Generator Sounds
    Water Pump

    * 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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