Prototype: The cars are based on two German Federal Railroad (DB) car types - the type Kbs stake car with a load of pipe and the type Ommu 40 gondola with a load insert of coal. Also included are two privately owned cars - type Ichqs refrigerator car lettered "Bananas" and a petroleum oil tank car lettered for "ESSO".
|Kind||Freight Car Sets|
Model: 4 different car types with 6 of each type = a total of 24 cars for the theme "unit trains". All of the cars have different car numbers as well as Relex couplers. These cars are packed separately and are available individually. Length over the buffers for each car 11.5 cm / 4-1/2". DC wheel set for each car 2 x 70 0580.
Getting Started with Unit Train Service - Volume freight is already a special feature of freight trains. Every observer is impressed, when he sees long columns of the same cars snaking their way along the track. You can now experience the same thing very easily on your model railroad layout with the Märklin unit train car assortments. There are four representative car types for volume freight, six cars of each type, each car imprinted with its own car number, and these cars can be assembled in long unit consists or in a mixed consist.