| Marklin Insider Club |
It is said that if you love Marklin you will join the Insider Club. Joining the Marklin Insider Club not only gets your hobby started on the right track, but provides an Insider with valuable product and technical information such as layout building, new product information, special collectable car offerings and access to books, videos and fun gift items.
Nathan's operates the Marklin Insider Club in Australia. We are aware that the Insider Club News format will be the same, while the Marklin Magazine will be also available in English in addition to German, French and Dutch.
From 2005 onwards Nathan's will collate all information in relation to existing and new members of the Marklin Insider Club and pass this information to Germany. The Cell Centre, operated by Marklin , after processing all relevant information will contact you directly. From then on most information will be provided direct to Insiders and members will have access to the Insider URL. To download current application form please go to the USA URL. Their address is:
| TRIX Profi Club |
The TRIX Profi Club is a Club for TRIX and MINITRIX enthusiasts and the club operates outside Germany. The enrolment period for the Club takes place at the commencement of the calendar year. From 2005, like the Insider Club, Germany will operate this Club. Information will be provided on the manner in which enrolment will take place. To download application form please go to the TRIX Profi-Club address at
| Marklin Insider Club - preview |
Every year the Insider Club releases special locomotives and cars for Club members that are produced by reservation only. These highly sought after collectibles are available to members of the Australian Märklin Insider Club.
| Marklin HO Insider models for 2014 |
Every year the Insider Club releases special locomotives and cars for Club members that are produced by reservation only. These highly sought after collectibles are also available to all Märklin Insider Club members to purchase
For 2015 the Insider model is DB Class 18.5 product coded 39030 and is available as a one-time series for Insider members only. .
39030 Freight Train - steam class 18.5
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 18.5 express steam locomotive, with a type 2´2´T31,7 tender. With short Wagner smoke deflectors, a straight cab, German State Railroad lamps below, DB Reflex glass lamps above, and buffer warning stripes. Road number 18 537. The locomotive looks as it did around 1958/59.
Model: The locomotive has the new mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, mounted in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. The locomotive has a factory-installed 72270 smoke unit. The triple headlights change over with the direction of travel. They and the built-in smoke unit will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The cab lighting and the flickering light in the firebox can also be controlled in digital operation. Maintenance-free LEDs are used for the lighting. There is a close coupling with a guide mechanism between the locomotive and tender. The tender also has a close coupler with a guide mechanism and an NEM pocket. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Piston rod protection sleeves, brake hoses, and figures of an engineer and fireman are included. Length over the buffers 26.5 cm / 10-7/16".
The 39030 heavy electric freight train locomotive is being produced in 2054 in a one-time series only for Insider members.
A passenger car set to go with this locomotive is also available exclusively for Insider members under item number 42259.
| Marklin Z-gauge Insider model for 2014 |
88740 Express Train Locomotive with a Tender
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 64, Era III.
Model: The locomotive is new tooling and finely detailed. The locomotive body and frame are constructed of metal. The locomotive has a reproduction of the brakes, rail clearance devices, etc. on the underside. It also has finely detailed valve gear and side rods. It has enlarged buffer plates. The locomotive has triple headlights that change over with the direction of travel. The headlights are warm white LEDs. The locomotive has a 5-pole motor. All 3 driving axles powered. The wheels are black nickel-plated. Length over the buffers approximately 57 mm / 2-1/4".
Locomotive frame and body constructed of metal.
Finely detailed side rods / valve gear.
Reproduction of the brake equipment and rail clearance devices.
Warm white LEDs for headlights.
The 88740 steam locomotive is being produced in a one-time series only for Insider members.