Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Kds 56 powdered freight silo container car with a brakeman's platform.
Model: The car's main frame is made of metal. The buffer boxes, grab irons, and hand rails are made of brass. The car superstructures and numerous separately applied details are made of high quality plastic. The minimum radius for operation is 1,020 mm / 40-3/16". Length over the buffers 26.5 cm / 10-7/16".