BR V 188, DB | Gauge H0 - Article No. 37285

V 188 Heavy Double Diesel Locomotive

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class V 188 heavy double diesel electric locomotive. Version in a crimson basic paint scheme. Road number V 188 002 a/b. The locomotive looks as it did around 1964.

V 188 Heavy Double Diesel Locomotive
Article No.37285
Design type1:87
KindDiesel Locomotives
Article not produced anymore.


  • Double locomotive includes 2 motors.
  • Realistic diesel locomotive sound.
  • Authentic weathering.
  • Presentation board included.
  • Locomotive engineer figure in Cab 1.
  • mfx+ digital decoder and extensive operating and sound functions included.
  • For even more operating enjoyment in the Märklin "World of Operation".

Product description

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. Both locomotives have a motor. 4 axles powered. Traction tires. 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. The headlights at Locomotive End 2 and 1 can be turned off separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs are used for the lighting. The two locomotives are permanently coupled together. Length over the buffers 25.8 cm / 10-1/8".

This model is being produced in a one-time series only for the Märklin Dealer Initiative (MHI). 5th and last locomotive of a series of 5 locomotives with authentic weathering.


A freight car set to go with this locomotive is also being offered exclusively for the MHI in the Märklin assortment under item number 47367.


- Summer New Items 2016 - Product programme 2016/2017


!Märklin exclusive special model - produced in a one-time series.
)Metal frame and 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.
#mfx+ digital decoder
hBuilt-in sound effects circuit.
NTriple headlights and two red marker lights that change over with the direction of travel.
UMärklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
3Era 3
YATTENTION: adults only


ATTENTION: adults only
Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2
Headlight(s) XXXXX
Diesel locomotive op. sounds XXXXX
Locomotive whistle XXXXX
Direct control XXXXX
Sound of squealing brakes off XXXX
Headlight(s): Cab2 End XXXX
Whistle for switching maneuver XXXX
Headlight(s): Cab1 End XXXX
Station Announcements XXX
Sound of Couplers Engaging XXX
Sanding XXX
Brake Compressor XXX
Letting off steam / air XXX
Rail Joints XXX