Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class E 18 electric locomotive with 5 express train passenger cars for the route Kiel - Munich. 2 sleeping cars, 1 baggage car and 1 each day coach 2nd class and 1st/2nd class.
Model: The locomotive comes with a 5-pole motor. All 4 driving axles powered. The headlights are maintenance-free LED's. The locomotive has older design pantographs. The cars have lettered train destination signs. Total length over the buffers 612 mm / 24-1/8".