Product Features and Details
Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type WR4üm-62 dining car. 2 dining areas, galley, wash-up area, buffet, and personnel compartment. Special design for F-Zug long distance service with a service area on two levels, version with rounded roof ends and a raised roof area over the galley ("Buckel-Speisewagen"/"humpbacked dining car"). Paint scheme for the "Rheingold" of 1962.
Model: The car has the new, longer length. Minimum radius for operation 360 mm / 14-3/16". It has underbody details with skirting specific to this type of car. The trucks have brake shoes, magnetic rail brakes, and a separately applied generator. The car is ready for installation of 7319 current-conducting couplings or 72020 current-conducting couplers, the 73406 pickup shoe, the 73400 lighting kit (2 each), and the 73407 marker light kit. Length over the buffers 28.2 cm / 11-1/8". DC wheel set 4 x 70 05 80.
The streamlined 39121 electric locomotive and the blue/beige cars, item nos. 43850, 43860, 43870, and 43880, make up an authentic modern "Rheingold", which came into favor in the 1960s as an F-Zug long distance train from Basle to Hook of Holland and later as a TEE train.