BR 03 DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 29830

"Era III" Digital Starter Set. With a Large K Track Layout and a Mobile Station. 230 Volts.

Prototype: Class 03 express locomotive. Standard design locomotive with a welded tender and Wagner smoke deflectors. 3 German Federal Railroad (DB) standard design fast train passenger cars based on the German State Railroad Group 28 and Group 30 designs.

"Era III" Digital Starter Set. With a Large K Track Layout and a Mobile Station. 230 Volts.
Article No.29830
Design type1:87
KindStarter Sets
Article not produced anymore.


  • Large K Track layout with advanced model railroader expansion option.
  • Typical train consist from the DB steam era.
  • Express steam locomotive with controlled high-efficiency propulsion.
  • mfx digital decoder with multiple sound and special functions.

Product description

Model: The locomotive comes with an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator with many functions. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. A 7226 smoke generator can be installed on the locomotive. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cars have different car names and are imprinted with train destination signs. The roofs have traces of soot on them. Total train length 101.0 cm. Contents: 3 fast passenger train standard design cars: 1 type A4yse-30/55 car, 1st class, and 2 type B4üwe 28/51 cars, 2nd class. 12 no. 2200 straight track, 2 no. 2207 straight track, 4 no. 2208 straight track, 12 no. 2221 curved track, 2 no. 2232 curved track, 1 no. 2265 left manual turnout, 1 no. 2266 right manual turnout, 1 no. 2290 feeder track. 230 volt/32 VA transformer. Mobile Station digital controller. Illustrated instruction manual with all sorts of tips and ideas for setting up the starter set. This set can be expanded with the K Track extension sets and the entire K Track program. The 7549 electric turnout mechanism, the 7548 below-baseboard mounting kit, and the 7547 turnout lantern kit can be installed on the turnouts.


The 42750 express passenger car set is a prototypical add-on for the era of this train.


- Product programme 2006 - New items brochure 2006 - Product programme 2007/2008


(Metal frame and mostly locomotive body.
cDigital locomotives with high-efficiency propulsion. Maximum speed and acceleration / delay are adjustable. Special motor with electronically enhanced load compensation or a compact bellshaped armature. Can be operated with Märklin transformers, in the Märklin Delta system or in the Märklin Digital system. One controllable auxiliary function (function), when the locomotive is being run in the Digital system.
eDigital decoder with up to 32 digitally controlled functions. The quantity depends on the controller being used.
hBuilt-in sound effects circuit.
HTriple headlights that change over with the direction of travel.
qInterior lighting can be installed.
jBuilt-in interior details.
UMärklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
3Era 3


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years
Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2
Headlight(s) XXXXX
Smoke generator contact XXXXX
Steam locomotive op. sounds XXXXX
Locomotive whistle XXXXX
Direct control XXXXX
Sound of squealing brakes off XXXX
Running gear lights XXXX
Whistle for switching maneuver XXXX
Sound of coal being shoveled XXXX