Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class SVT 137 Express Powered Rail Car. Earlier German State Railroad Company (DRG) "Hamburg" design. Version as museum powered rail car 137 225.
Model: The model has a built-in digital decoder and sound generator for operation with DCC, Selectrix, and Selectrix 2. Motor powering 2 axles built into the Jakobs truck. Both halves of the unit and the Jakobs truck are connected by a guide mechanism thus producing a prototypical look of a close spacing without open space when the model is standing on straight track. The headlights / marker lights change over white / red. They and the interior lighting are LEDs. Total length over the buffers 278 mm / 10-15/16".