Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type ABm 225 compartment car. UIC-x standard design. 5 compartments, 1st class, 12 compartments, 2nd class. Ocean blue / beige paint scheme. The car looks as it did in the Mid-Eighties.
Model: The entry doors have one-piece door windows. The entries have fold-up steps. The newly designed underbody is specific to the type of car. The trucks are Minden-Deutz heavy design (type 361) with disk brakes, without magnetic rail brakes, and with type G 150 axle generators at axle bearing R3. The 7319 current conducting couplings or the 72021 current conducting couplers, the 73406 pickup shoe, the 73400/73401 lighting kit (2 per car), and the 73407 marker light kit can be installed in the car. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". A decal set is included. Length over the buffers 28.2 cm / 11-1/8". DC wheel set E700580.
The electric locomotive to go with this car can be found in the Märklin H0 assortment under item number 37013.