Prototype: French State Railways (SNCF) class CC 40100 express locomotive. Four-system locomotive for the Benelux, France, and Germany. The locomotive looks as it did around 1975. Version with the road number "40106" and the coat-of-arms for "COMPIÈGNE".
Model: The locomotive has an mfx digital decoder and a sound generator. It also has controlled Softdrive Sine high-efficiency propulsion and a compact design, maintenance-free motor. 4 axles powered through cardan shafts. Traction tires. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs; they will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has separately applied steps. The locomotive has detailed roof equipment and different pantographs. The engineer's cabs have interior details including a figure of a locomotive engineer at the front. Accessory parts are included for installation on the buffer beams. Length over the buffers 25.3 cm / 9-15/16". An appropriate collector's display case made of wood and glass, with a reproduction of a photograph of the prototype on the background is included.
This model is part of the 7-piece Märklin H0 special edition for the "150th Anniversary of Märklin" and represents one of the main markets for our company history with its rich tradition. The image of the display case is only a suggestion of what the final product may look like.