Märklin H0 - 3339 - Electric locomotive - Ae 6/6 "Stadt Zurich" - SBB FFS

Märklin H0 - 3339 - Electric locomotive - Ae 6/6 "Stadt Zurich" - SBB FFS
AC - Alternating current/Analogue - Mint - In replacement packaging

Märklin H0 - 3339 - Electric locomotive Series BR Ae 6/6 of the SBB-FFS.
With original packaging but without the booklet.
Company Number: 11426.

In red livery with a grey roof and grey undersides.
Black chassis.

This model is an electric locomotive of the Swiss Federal Railroad (SBB) Series Ae 6/6 in red livery from ERA IV.
This model was released in 1992.

The locomotive bears the coat of arms of "Stadt Zürich" and has Company Number 11426.
The housing of this model is made out of metal.
The model is powered on 3 axles and has 4 traction tyres.
The length of this model is: 21 cm. Fitted with close coupling backdrops.

Undamaged and no paintwork issues.
All the functions have been tested.

Please see the photos for an accurate impression of the lot.
The presentation rail is not a part of this offer.

Mainline History: By the early 1950s the freight transport volumes had grown to such an extent that the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) needed to develop a new locomotive that was powerful, fast, and above all - light. The locomotive had to be able to deal with the increased freight traffic on the Gotthard route, and replace the outdated Ae 4/6, Ae 4/7 Ae and the Ce 6/8 II, which for the heavy freight trains, had to be used in double traction on that route.

The design specification for the Ae 6/6, was for a 6-axled (2 bogies each with 3 axles) Swiss locomotive with an axle configuration of Co’Co’ with a power output of 4400 kW and a maximum speed of 125 km/h. A total of 120 units of this powerful locomotive were built. The first 25 locomotives were done out with the coats-of-arms of the Swiss cantons, the other locomotives were done out in the coats-of-arms of Swiss municipalities. Ornamental stripes are/were only painted onto the locomotives 11401-11425 of this series that used the name of a canton.

Lot details
No. of items
Electric locomotive
Railroad company
Catalogue Number
Power supply
AC - Alternating current
In replacement packaging
Additional information
Ae 6/6 "Stadt Zurich"
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