Gauge H0 - Article No. 47906

"High Capacity Tank Car" Car Set.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) heating oil maintenance car. With brakeman's platform.

"High Capacity Tank Car" Car Set.
"High Capacity Tank Car" Car Set.

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Article No.47906
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
KindFreight Car Sets
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  • New tooling.
  • Ideal for unit trains.
  • Long sought after model.
  • Detailed construction.
  • Product description

    Model: 3 cars with different car numbers. Reproduction of the ladder at the end of the car. Detailed reproduction of the sheet metal sheathing. Light traces of oil at the filler opening. Total length over buffers 40.0 cm / 15-3/4".

    DC wheel set 70 0580 All cars in a special version. Not available separately. Available starting in the 4th quarter of 2002.

    One-time special series in 2002.

  • Publications

    - MHI Exclusive 04/2002 - Product programme 2002 / 2003
  • Prototype information

    Large quantities of heavy heating oil were needed for the many oil-fired steam locomotives. The German Federal Railroad purchased these 4-axle high-capacity tank cars for this purpose. The good insulation of the inner tank and the sheathing with protective sheet metal riveted on enabled transport of the oil even during the colder period of the year without any worry about the oil becoming too viscous. These cars ensured trouble-free train operations by supplying the fueling stations and maintenance facilities with heavy heating oil all year around.


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years