Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class VT 08.5 fast powered rail car train. Three-unit design with a B-2+2-2+2-2 wheel arrangement.
Model: This three-part unit consists of a powered car, (VT), intermediate car (VM), and a cab control car (VS). 4 axles are powered with a 5-pole motor. There is a special close coupled connection between the cars. The dual headlights and dual red marker lights are maintenance-free LED's that change over with the direction of travel. The train looks as the prototype did in the 1950s. Length of the three-unit train 364 mm / 14-5/16".
- Completely new tooling.
- Maintenance-free LED's for headlights.
- Extremely fine detailing on the cars.
- Typical flagship powered rail car train of the Fifties.