The train has a battery drive and magnetic couplers between the individual cars. The locomotive and tender are a permanently coupled unit with a built-in battery holder. The locomotive has 3 speed levels in forward and reverse, 3 sound functions, and dual headlights. In addition, the locomotive has a water-based smoke generator so that the locomotive can steam from the smoke stack. Train length 57 cm / 22-7/16". Contents: The set has 21 sections of curved plastic track (R1), 7 sections of straight plastic track (length 171.7 mm / 6-3/4"), 4 sections of straight plastic track (length 188.3 mm / 7-13/32"), 2 sections of curved plastic track (turnout curve), 1 left turnout, 1 right turnout, and 1 crossing. An easy-to-use Märklin Power Control Stick is also included. Different farm animals, a rerailer, a model of a tractor, and 4 AA and 2 AAA batteries are included with this set. The train can be operated in 2 different frequencies thus allowing another battery-powered train to be operated with this set at the same time.