Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 218 in a "traffic red" paint scheme and with a 12-digit road number.
Model: Both trucks powered. The triple headlights and red marker lights change over with the direction of travel. The lights are maintenance-free warm white and red LEDs. The locomotive has a finely executed, extensive paint scheme and lettering. Length over the buffers approximately 75 mm / 2-15/16".
The 88787 diesel locomotive is being produced in a one-time series only for the Märklin Dealer Initiative or Exclusiv Program.
A prototypical train consist is formed by adding the 87170 car set to the 88787 locomotive.