Marklin Insider Club

Marklin Insider

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 - 2018 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 2018 Insider Model





Ce 6/8 II | Gauge H0 - Article No. 39567

Class Ce 6/8 II "Crocodile" Electric Locomotive

Prototype: Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) class Ce 6/8 II "Crocodile" freight locomotive. Design from the first production series in the version as a switch engine with one pantograph, brakeman's platforms, brakeman's steps, older design buffers, and oil cooler housing. Fir green basic paint scheme. Locomotive road number 14282. The locomotive looks as it did at the end of the Seventies.

Marklin HO Insider models for 2017

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 2017 the Insider model is DB Class 103.1 product coded 39170 and is available as a one-time series for Insider members only. .


  • Highlights
    Completely new tooling.
  • Metal locomotive frame and body.
  • Märklin SoundDecoder 3 with World of Operation function.
  • The decoder supports the digital formats mfx, MM1, MM2, and DCC.
  • Extensive light and sound functions.
  • Movable locomotive engineer figures in both cabs.
  • Locomotive engineer also changes with a change of the direction of travel in analog operation.
  • New, finely detailed single-arm pantographs.
  • Pantographs can be controlled digitally.
  • Cab lighting.
  • Engine room lighting.

A passenger car set to go with this locomotive is also available exclusively for Insider members under item number 43856.

Marklin Z-gauge Insider model for 2017

88803 V80 Diesel Loco

Model: The locomotive is completely new tooling as an Era III version with round metal buffers. The frame is constructed of metal/plastic. The body is made of plastic. The locomotive has enlarged buffer plates. All axles powered. The locomotive has the new generation motor and triple headlights with warm white LEDs that change over with the direction of travel. The wheel treads are dark nickel-plated. Engine cab details are modelled. Length over the buffers approximately 58 mm / 2-1/4".

DRB 05 003 Insider model for 2014/5

39053 - Class 05 003

Gauge: H0 Era: II

Prototype: German State Railroad (DRB) class 05 streamlined express steam locomotive. Version with powdered coal firing and the engineer's cab at the front. Wine red basic paint scheme. Road number 05 003. The locomotive looks as it did around 1937.

Model: The locomotive has the new mfx+ digital decoder and extensive sound functions. Powdered coal being moved with a compressor (Operating Sounds 1) can be activated by means of the function button. The locomotive has controlled high-efficiency propulsion with a flywheel, in the boiler. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The locomotive and tender are constructed mostly of metal. Minimum curved for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Cutouts in the side streamlining for smaller track curves can be filled in with add-on fill pieces. The dual headlights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. A third headlight as a headlight for oncoming trains can be controlled separately in digital operation. The engineer's cab lighting can be controlled separately in digital operation. Maintenance-free, warm white LEDs are used for the lighting. The locomotive and tender have numerous, separately applied grab irons. A 7226 smoke generator and a figure of a locomotive engineer are packed at the factory with the locomotive. There is a permanent close coupling between the locomotive and tender. Length over the buffers 31.0 cm / 12-1/4".

Central Station
Headlight(s) · · · ·
Smoke generator contact · · · ·
Steam locomotive op. sounds · · · ·
Locomotive whistle · · · ·
Direct control · · · ·
Sound of squealing brakes off · · ·
Engineer’s cab lighting · · ·
Whistle for switching maneuver · · ·
Light(s) for Oncoming Train · · ·
Operating Sounds 1 · ·
Water Pump · ·
Injectors · ·
Letting off Steam · ·
Air Pump · ·
Sanding · ·
Completely new tooling.
Locomotive and tender constructed mostly of metal.
mfx+ digital decoder included, even more operating enjoyment in the Märklin "World of Operation".
These new functions are only available in conjunction with the Central Station 2 starting with firmware Version 3.5.
Smoke generator and locomotive engineer figure packed at the factory with the locomotive.

The 39053 streamlined steam locomotive is being produced in 2014 in a one-time series only for Insider members.