Prototype: 24 German Federal Railroad (DB) type OOt Saarbrucken and OOtz 44 Erz Id four-axle hopper cars. Version with very low upper superstructure and brakeman's platform. Some of the cars still lettered for the Brit.-US-Zone. Used to transport iron ore. Standard design pressed sheet metal trucks with welded underframes as reinforcement. The cars look as they did around 1952.
Model: The hopper cars have detailed construction with different car numbers. All of the cars have brakeman's platforms and end locking wheels. The hopper cars have load inserts for freight loads consisting of scale-sized real iron ore. All of the cars are individually packaged. Length over the buffers per car 11.5 cm / 4-1/2". DC wheel set per car E700580.
This item is being produced as a one-time series
- New tooling for the Erz Id hopper car.
- Loaded with real iron ore.
- Many different car numbers.
- Ideal for unit trains.
The class 42 heavy steam freight locomotive to go with these cars can be found under item numbers 39042 and 39043 in the Marklin H0 assortment.
An Erz Id hopper car set with another 12 car numbers can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 24120.