Gauge H0 - Article No. 48100

Hopper Car.

Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG), DB Cargo type Facns 133.

= U 5
Hopper Car.
Hopper Car.

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Article No. 48100
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
Era V
Kind Freight Cars
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  • Product description

    Model: The car has a metal frame. It has very finely detailed construction with numerous separately applied details. It has an etched brakeman's platform with open tread work. The piston slide valve and supplementary chutes separately applied. The load area is set off in a different color. Yellow tie bolt for switching purposes. Length over the buffers 18.4 cm / 7-1/4".
    DC wheel set 4 x 70 0580.

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    - Product programme 2000 / 2001 - Product programme 2001 / 2002 - Product programme 2002 / 2003 - Product programme 2003/2004 - Product programme 2005 - Product programme 2006 - Product programme 2007/2008
  • Prototype information

    Linke-Hoffmann-Busch (LHB) was awarded the development contract in 1993 for a hopper car mounted on trucks. The three hoppers on the type Facns 133 are each locked with piston slide valves. From 1994 to 1996 LHB delivered a total of 600 of these modern cars in the first production run. The second run starting in 1996 consisted of 400 cars that were delivered from the builder in the "traffic red" paint scheme. The load surface has a volume of 55 cubic meters or approximately 72 cubic yards and the maximum load is 68 metric tons. The maximum speed for the cars is 120 km/h or 75 mph.


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years