First look at some new Marklin passengers car directly out of the box.
43908 Type Büm 234 Express Train Passenger Car (chrome oxide green) 43909 Type Büm 234 Express Train Passenger Car (chrome oxide green) 43933 Type ABüm 225 Express Train Passenger Car (chrome oxide green) 43913 Type Aüm 203 Express Train Passenger Car (blue)
(From Marklin.com) [These cars have a] paint scheme, as the car looked starting in 1963. The running gear is prototypically detailed with a reproduction of brake shoes and generator drive. The car has unlighted red marker light inserts on the ends. The 7319 current-conducting couplings or the 72021 operating current-conducting couplers as well as an interior lighting kit (73400/73401) and the 73406 pickup shoe can be installed on the car. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16″. A decal set is included. Length over the buffers approximately 28.2 cm / 11-1/8″. DC wheel set E700580.
Photo illustration of the difference in length between the Aristocraft E8 and the USA Trains F3. The E8 is 31in long vs roughly 21in of the USA Trains F3. In real life, the E8 was 70ft long and the F3 was 50ft.
The loco was taken directly out of the box when the pictures were taken. The detail pieces have not been applied. There are chrome exhaust ports missing from the top.
1:29 Scale Model
Dual powered trucks on both units
Dual smoking stacks on both units
Back-up light on B unit
Two road numbers available for ABBA operation
Red/green directional marker lights
Real metal screens on roof and side
Lighted number boards
Optional Stereo Sound System Available
Each Unit Length: 20 3/4 ” Height: 5 3/4″
Locomotive Replacement Parts List