Product Features and Details
Model: 4-piece set passenger carriages TEE 22/23 "Van Beethoven" of the Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB). The set consists of two 1st class compartment cars, one buffet car and one 1st class open seating car with electronic marker lights. The model has interior furnishing, true to original livery and lettering and is equipped ready to install interior lighting. In-plane applied windows. Close coupling mechanism according to NEM 355 standards.
The TEE train started to operate in 1972 when the "TEE Rhein-Main" was renamed to "TEE Van Beethoven". The new TEE 22 continued to operate on the lines between Frankfurt / M. and Amsterdam, while the TEE 23 rolled into the main station Bonn. Four years later, the train run was extended and the train started to operate on the lines Bonn - Wiesbaden - Frankfurt / M. – Nuremberg. This route was manageable only with two coaches.