Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type B4üwe "Hecht" / "Pike" express train compartment car, 2nd class. "Bottle Green" basic paint scheme. Train route: Frankfurt(M)-Giessen-Siegen-Troisdorf-Cologne. The car looks as it did around 1959.
Model: The car is constructed with many details and comes in full-scale length. The underbody and the "Swan Neck" / "Pennsylvania" trucks are specific to this car. The train route sign is imprinted on the car. 7319 current-conducting couplings or 72020/72021 current-conducting couplers, the 73400/73401 (2 per car) lighting kit, and the 73404 pickup shoe can be installed on the car. The minimum radius for operation is 360 mm / 14-3/16". Length over the buffers 23.7 cm / 9-5/16". DC wheel set E700580.
The class 39 express steam locomotive to go with this car can also be found in the Märklin New Items assortment for 2018 under item number 39395.