RDC ('rail diesel cars'). For the SNCF, these classes are called 'autorails'. According to Wikipedia, this class was developed jointly with the DB and have been in operation since 2000. I was initially unclear on the distinction from the identical X73500 and X73900 versions, and discovered that the X73900 (the version I have) is designed for cross border transport.
Where Arnold did a very nice job was in the decoration. Obviously, we've come to expect crisp and sharp printing, but I am still a little amazed each time I get up real close and see to what can be achieved these days. Very nice!
Mikado train). My version is the livery of the local rail authority for the Alsace -Lorraine region - which is not only strikingly colorful, but is also the home of some nice memories from my visit to Mulhouse and the Cite du Train museum last year!
All in all, a nice model!