Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Lbgjs 598 universal transport car. Designed to transport "pa" containers ("From door to door") and large containers.
Model: The car's frame is constructed of metal. The car has a close coupler mechanism. The "pa" containers for beer are new tooling, here for Dortmunder Union Brewery, Inc. Length over the buffers 92 mm / 3-5/8".