Re: Classes V200.0 and V200.1 by DB (was: New to Z gauge. Seeking advice om Marklin locomotives)
- Thanks for that Arnim. I'd always imagined that the V200 that came with the 81175 set was the same as the 8820 and 8821 models, but now I know different.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Arnim v. Herff" <arnimvherff@...> wrote:
> Am Samstag, 6. November 2010 14:02:26 schrieb ztrack@...:
> > The 8820x
> > have been highly dependable for me. Marklin has updated this series and
> > revamped the shell last year.
> Hello Rob and Zedonians.
> Please pay attention with the classes 220 and 221 by DB and don't mix it up
> with class 220 by DBAG...
> The well known MÃ¤rklin modell 8820 and its derivates represents the class
> V200.1 (later class 221, 50 engines built) by Deutsche Bundesbahn:
> (German: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/DB-Baureihe_V_200.1)
> The locomotive in set 81175 represents the class V200.0 (since 1968 class 220,
> 86 engines built) by Deutsche Bundesbahn. It was the predecessor of class 221
> and owned weaker motors, bigger windows of the engine-compartment on the side
> and slightly different noses.:
> (German: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/DB-Baureihe_V_200.0 - all in all the
> English article seems to be better...)
> So the model in 81175 is not only a revamped shell, but a competion of the
> Z-roster which was wanted by a long time.
> Last class 220 by DB retired in 1984. After fusion of Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB)
> with Deutsche Reichsbahn (DRG of GDR) to the Deutsche Bahn AG (DBAG) in 1994,
> the Russian built class 120 from East-Germany became class 220 by DBAG:
> (translation of the article about German M62:
> Hope this helps.
> Greetings Arnim
> PS: Anounced model 88300 is a totally different "class": V300 by DB