Prototype: Six tank cars of different designs. Privately owned cars painted and lettered for the firms Eisenbahn-Verkehrsmittel AG (EVA), Dusseldorf, Germany and Vereinigte Tanklager und Transportmittel GmbH (VTG), Hamburg, Germany. Three Uerdingen design tank cars with four wheel sets (EVA/VTG), with brakeman's platforms, without a brakeman's cab. One four-axle pressurized gas tank car (VTG) with a heat shield. Two tank cars with two wheel sets (VTG). All of the cars were used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). The cars look as they did around 1960.
Model: The tank cars have ladders, brakeman's platforms, and hand brakes. The pressurized gas tank car has a hand brake and a heat shield. The tank cars with two wheel sets have separately applied brakeman's platforms and ladders with filling platforms. All of the cars are weathered differently. All of the cars have different car numbers and come individually packaged. There is also a master package for the cars. Total length over the buffers 67.4 cm / 26-1/2". DC wheel set per car 4 x 32376004, 2 x 32376004 and 4 x 700580 (pressurized gas tank car).
- Authentic weathering.
- Different car numbers.
- Each car individually packaged.
This tank car set is being produced in a one-time series only for the Marklin Dealer Initiative (MHI).