Prototype: Standard design tank car with a brakeman's cab. Privately owned car painted and lettered for the firm Rheinpreussen GmbH, Homberg/Niederrhein, Germany, used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). Older design with pressed sheet metal trucks. The car looks as it did around 1959.
Model: The car has special trucks for smooth running. It also has a separately applied ladder and catwalk. Length over the buffers 14.2 cm / 5-5/8". DC wheel set 4 x 32376004.
This model is appearing in 2013 as a one-time series and is available exclusively at EUROTRAIN and idee+spiel specialty stores as long as supplies last.