Gauge H0 - Article No. 48450

Bulk Material Dump Car.

Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) type Fans 126 side dump car.

Bulk Material Dump Car.
Bulk Material Dump Car.

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Article No.48450
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
KindFreight Cars
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  • Product description

    Model: The hopper can be tipped to both sides and is mounted in a guide mechanism. The compressed air cylinders have moving parts and pneumatic rams. The side walls on both sides are 2 hinged pieces that can be opened for unloading. Length over the buffers 14.0 cm / 5-1/2".
    DC wheel set 4 x 70 0580.

  • Publications

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

    The Blankenburg Research and Development Facility (FEW) recognized early on the need for railroad bulk material cars that were required for the transport of construction materials to modernize the infrastructure in reunited Germany. In 1993 a new design for an efficient unloading car was presented as a prototype, and the German Railroad, Inc. started buying it in 1994 as a regular production model. The rational design - large loading capacity of 59 metric tons, the ability to dump on both sides, built-in pneumatic cylinders and automatic control of the unloading hatches - make this and similar new cars attractive for inclusion in the DB AG"s further modernization of its rolling stock. These side dump cars are often used today in unit trains.


ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years