Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class 491 "Glass Train" electric powered observation car. With double lamps on the ends, speaker, and train radio antenna as well as double-arm and single-arm pantographs. Silver aluminum / Olympia blue paint scheme. The car looks as it did around 1977.
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Model: The frame is constructed of metal, the body of finely constructed metal/plastic with separately applied details (metal grab irons, windshield wipers, speaker, antenna, etc.). The trucks have prototypically different wheelbases. The car has an mfx digital decoder, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and extensive sound functions. It can be operated with AC power, DC power, Märklin Digital, and DCC. LEDs are used for the white headlights and red marker lights. They will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The car has factory-installed interior lighting. The interior lighting can be dimmed as a digital auxiliary function. The car has detailed interior details. A set of 20 figures is included. There is a double-arm and a single-arm pantograph on the roof. In digital operation, the pantographs can be raised and lowered by motors. The minimum radius for operation is 1,020 mm / 40-1/8". Length over the buffers 64.4 cm / 25-3/8".