Prototype: 12 German State Railroad Company (DRG) four-axle type OOt Saarbrücken / Erz IId (later designation OOtz 43) hopper cars. Version with medium height upper superstructures and brakeman''s platforms. Used to transport iron ore. Standard design pressed sheet trucks, without lower beams welded in as reinforcement. The cars look as they did around 1944.
Model: The hopper cars have detailed construction with different car numbers. All of the cars have brakeman''s platforms and set wheels at the ends. The hopper cars have load inserts of real scale sized iron ore. All of the cars are individually packaged and have a master package. 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
- Prototypical tooling changes for the version as type OOt Saarbrücken / Erz IId hopper car.
- Loaded with real iron ore.
- Many different car numbers.
- Ideal for unit trains.
The heavy steam freight locomotive to go with these cars is the class 42 and it can also be found under item number 39044 in the Märklin H0 assortment.
A type OOt Saarbrücken / Erz IId hopper car set with 6 additional car numbers can be found in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 24122 along with information about the required AC wheel sets.
- Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with guide mechanism.
- Era 2