Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class VT 08.5 diesel powered rail car train, as long distance train FT 43 "Roland", running from Basle SBB to Bremen. 4-part set in a crimson red paint scheme. 1 class VT 08.5 powered rail car with a galley and dining area (WRPwPost4üm), 2 type VM 08.5 intermediate cars with compartments (A4üm), and 1 class VT 08.5 powered rail car with compartments (A4üm). The train looks as it did around 1959.
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Model: The train is a four-part unit consisting of 2 powered rail cars (VT) and 2 intermediate cars (VM). 4 axles powered with a 5-pole motor. There are close-coupled special connections between the cars. The train has maintenance-free LED headlights that change over with the direction of travel. Train length approximately 480 mm / 18-7/8".
The 88721 train is being produced on the 175th anniversary of German railroading.