Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 218.4 diesel locomotive and 2 pairs of type WG3yge/WG3yge rebuild cars, 2nd class, with advertising for "Deutsche Weinstraße". The train looks as it did in Era IV around 1980.
Model: The class 218 diesel locomotive has a motor with a bell-shaped armature and white/red LED headlights / marker lights that change over with the direction of travel. The 2 pairs of cars are permanently coupled in the middle respectively and have a prototypical paint scheme. Length over the buffers approximately 320 mm / 12-5/8".
The 87073 car set can be added prototypically to the 81306 train set.