BR 57.5 | Gauge H0 - Article No. 39555

Class 57.5 Steam Freight Locomotive with a Tender

Prototype: Class 57.5 (former Bavarian class G 5/5) heavy steam freight locomotive with a type 2´2 T21,8 tender. Class version from the fourth production series. German Federal Railroad (DB) black/red basic paint scheme. Road number 57 577. The locomotive looks as it did around 1949.

Class 57.5 Steam Freight Locomotive with a Tender
Article No.39555
Design type1:87
KindSteam Locomotives
Article not produced anymore.


  • New road number: 57 577.
  • Locomotive and tender constructed chiefly of metal.
  • Partially open bar frame and many separately applied details.
  • High-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler.
  • mfx+ digital decoder and extensive operation and sound functions included.
  • For still more operating enjoyment in the Märklin "World of Operation".
  • Authentic weathering.
  • Collector's display case and a certificate of authenticity included.

Product description

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 5 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed chiefly of metal. A 72270 smoke unit can be installed in the locomotive. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the smoke unit that can be installed in the locomotive will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. There is an adjustable coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The front of the locomotive and the rear of the tender has an NEM pocket, a close coupler, and a guide mechanism. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves and brake hoses are included. Length over the buffers 23.5 cm / 9-1/4".

Limited edition. Exclusive series in 2016 for the Märklin Stores.


The legendary G 5/5 in the DB version. The DB took around 20 units of the fourth, more efficient production series of this powerhouse into its roster. The Märklin model shows this splendid locomotive as it looked in 1949, with the finest of detailing, with numerous prototypical operation and sound functions as well as an mfx+ decoder.


- Summer New Items 2016 - Product programme 2016/2017


(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.
#mfx+ digital decoder
hBuilt-in sound effects circuit.
EDual headlights that change over with the direction of tavel.
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
Smoke generator XXXXX
Steam locomotive op. sounds XXXXX
Locomotive whistle XXXXX
Direct control XXXXX
Sound of squealing brakes off XXXX
Whistle for switching maneuver XXXX
Letting off Steam XXXX
Sound of coal being shoveled XXXX
Grate Shaken XXX
Air Pump XXX
Water Pump XXX
Injectors XXX
Switching maneuver XXX