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Marklin HO 37511
Class De 6/6 Seetal Crocodile Electric - 3-Rail - Sound and Digital -- Swiss Federal Railways SBB15302 (Era III 1960s, brown)

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Gauge: HO
System: AC
Era: III
Country: Switzerland
Railroad: SBB
UPC/EAN: 4001883375113
Metal frame and locomotive body.World of Operations MFX+DecoderBuilt-in sound effects circuit.Triple headlights and a white marker light that change over with the direction of travel.Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with pivot point.

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Highlights

  • Locomotive road number 15302 as it looked in Era III.
  • World of Operation mfx+ digital decoder and extensive operating and sound functions included.

Product

Model: The locomotive has an mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel. 6 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive has an articulated frame to enable it to negotiate sharp curves. The triple headlights and a white marker light (Swiss light changeover) change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. Maintenance-free warm white LEDs are used for the headlights. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. Brake hoses are included separately. Length over the buffers 16.2 cm / 6-3/8".


One-time series.


Product info

This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item number 22961.


Publications

- New items brochure 2018

Prototype information

"Seetal Crocodiles" The lines for the Swiss Seetal Railroad near Wildegg and Beromünster were electrified from 1910 to 1930 with 5.5 kilovolts / 25 Hertz current, a leftover from the private railroad era. When the railroads were nationalized in 1922, the SBB took the simultaneous decision to standardize the system of current for powering locomotives and to purchase a new locomotive. Hence, in 1926 three of the class De 6/6 were already equipped for the standard current of 15 kilovolts / 16 2/3 Hertz. The "Seetal Crocodile" lives up to its name: The design for its frame is quite similar to that of the famous SBB Crocodiles. Two groups of driving wheels (here without pilot trucks) support a three-part body. Since the Seetal locomotives had to be more maneuverable and lighter, suitable mechanical parts were used from the small class Ee 3/3 switch engine built at the same time. Each power truck frame is driven by a motor via a jackshaft and diagonal side rods, the whole putting out 850 kilowatts or 1,140 horsepower, and enabling a top speed of 50 km/h or 31 mph. A characteristic feature of these units are the large air intakes on the appliance side of the locomotive for cooling the transformers, and the single pantograph. These three small Crocodiles were in use on the SBB until 1983, since the 1950s primarily as switch engines. Road numbers 15302 and 15303 were scrapped in the spring of 1983. Road number 15301 came to the Oensingen-Balsthal Railroad, where it was used for another 10 years as a freight locomotive. This single preserved locomotive is maintained at present by the "Seetalkrokodil 15301" Association.


Features

Metal frame and locomotive body.
mfx+ digital decoder
DCC decoder
Built-in sound effects circuit.
Triple headlights and a white marker light that change over with the direction of travel.
Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with pivot point.
Era 3

Metal frame and locomotive body.
mfx+ digital decoder
DCC decoder
Built-in sound effects circuit.
Triple headlights and a white marker light that change over with the direction of travel.
Märklin close couplers in standard pocket with pivot point.
Era 3

Control UnitMobile StationMobile Station 2Central Station 1/2Central Station 3/2
Headlight(s) XXXXX
Electric locomotive op. sounds XXXXX
Locomotive whistle XXXXX
Direct control XXXXX
Sound of squealing brakes off XXXX
Headlight(s): Cab2 End XXXX
Whistle for switching maneuver XXXX
Headlight(s): Cab1 End XXXX
Sound of Couplers Engaging XXX
Conductor's Whistle XXX
Letting off steam / air XXX
Brake Compressor XXX
Pantograph Sounds XXX
Switching maneuver XXX
Blower motors X
Sanding X
Rail Joints X
Doors Closing X

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