This Message Matters: Tolerance for All Views!
This has caused a great response: On July 9, 2021, the DB sent an ICE 3 – the Tz 304 powered rail car train "München" with the two powered end cars, road numbers 403 022-7 and 403 504-4 – out on to the rails. The railroad wants to set an example with this for diversity and tolerance, for collective respect and trust, and for respectful contact with the diversity of all human beings. This powered rail car train is running in the rotational schedule of the ICE 3 and as the "Railbow ICE" is thereby carrying a quite special message all over Germany. We feel impelled to follow this message for diversity, tolerance, and a respectful contact with each other. Märklin and TRIX are offering this special ICE for H0 model railroad fans.
Prototype: ICE 3 high speed powered rail car train. German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 403. 1 type 403.0 end car, 1st class, 1 type 403.1 transformer car, 1st class. 1 type 403.3 "Bordrestaurant" dining car, 1 type 403.6 transformer car, 2nd class, 1 type 403.5 end car, 2nd class. Tz 304 powered rail car train named "München" with rainbow colored stripes as a "Railbow". The train looks as it did starting in July of 2021.