Prototype: 2-axle privately owned tank car for the firm BV-ARAL AG, Bochum, Germany, used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). Car number 503 316 P.
Model: The car has a brakeman's platform, side ladders, and a small platform under the tank dome. It also has a separately applied "ARAL diamond". The car has a partially open frame with separately applied details. The car's frame has the brake valves and associated details, a brake crank, and brake rigging. The car has shorter claw couplers. Reproduction prototype couplers and brake hoses are included with the car.
The minimum radius for operation is 600 mm / 23-5/8".
Length over the buffers 27.5 cm / 10-13/16".
- Improved detailing.
- Shorter couplers.