Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) express locomotive, road number 120 140-9 with the advertising printing "Nett hier." / "Nice here." B-B wheel arrangement. Built starting in 1987.
Use: First class long-distance service, here arranged as a Talgo night train.
6 German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) Talgo design hotel cars. Version for the DB Nachtzug / Night Train. 2 end cars (Machinery Cars I and II), 2 dining cars (Lounge and Bistro), and 2 sleeping cars (1st class). The cars are completely painted and lettered in the design of the DB Nachtzug / Night Train.
Model: The locomotive has a digital interface connector. It also has a motor with a flywheel. 4 axles powered. 2 traction tires. The locomotive has a close coupler mechanism. The headlights and marker lights change over with the direction of travel. The basic paint scheme is "Orient Red", and the paint scheme below the coat-of-arms and the advertising lettering is prototypically done in "Traffic Red".
The sleeping cars have articulated running gear with special snap-in coupling between the cars. Total length over the buffers 592 mm / 23-5/16".
The train comes in a special book packaging for a stylish presentation including placeholders for the T15551 add-on car set to go with this train.