Prototype: 4 different German State Railroad Company (DRG) express train passenger cars. 1 DRP type Post4-a/15 mail car, 1 type AB4ü-23a "Hecht" / "Pike" compartment car, 1st/2nd class, 1 type WR6ü MITROPA dining car, and 1 type C4ü Bay 08 coach, 3rd class. Train composition for the express train D 119 Munich – Cologne, around 1931.
The DRG class 18.1 express locomotive with a tender, available in the Märklin H0 assortment under item no. 37116, is the right motive power for express train D 119. This express train can be lengthened with the 42763 car set and can be further lengthened to a 9 car train with Trix item no. 23395, after changing the wheel sets.