Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Bm 235 compartment car, 2nd class. Ocean blue / ivory paint scheme. The car has fold-up steps, rounded roof ends, and trucks with roll stablizers. Supplement to the InterCity 511 "van Beethoven" for the route Dortmund – Mannheim – Stuttgart – Munich. The car looks as it did in the summer of 1985.
The class 103.1 is the ideal motive power for the new IC express train passenger cars available under item nos. 43851, 43858, 43927, and 43922.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 23482.