New Item Gauge 1 - Article No. 58710

Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car

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The container began its success story quite recently: In 1966, the first containers were loaded in all of Europe in Bremerhaven. Since then, this form of transport has constantly recorded growth figures. In 1969, worldwide container handling amounted to just 700,000 TEU (TEU = Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit = a load unit of 20 feet length and 8 feet width, defines the number of standard containers, which can be loaded). In 1982, it was already 17 million TEU, at the turn of the millennium already 236 million TEU and in 2017 about 720 million TEU. Worldwide, container traffic as a share of ocean freight has reached around 75% – the trend continues to grow. For universal use on as many means of transport as possible, ocean and inland ships, by rail and by truck – in as many countries as possible, a standard dimension had to be defined. Thus arose after weary negotiations in 1968 the first ISO container as a 20-foot standard container with a length of 20 feet (6.1 meters). Additional standard sizes followed with the standard lengths of 40 feet (12.2 meters), 45 feet (13.7 meters), 48 feet (14.6 meters), and 53 feet (16.2 meters).

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Sgjs 716 loaded with three 20-foot box containers for "DB-TFB" (TFG Transfreight). Car number 31 80 443 7 609-9.

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Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car
Type Sgjs 716 Multi-Use Container Transport Car

Most Important Facts

Article No.58710
Gauge / Design type 1 /
EraIV
KindFreight Cars
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309,00 €RRP, incl. Tax
planned delivery: December 2021
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Highlights

  • Containers are removable.
  • Different container registration numbers.
  • Product description

    Model: The four-axle flat car has stakes on the sides that can be turned down. The car is loaded with three 20-foot containers. All of the containers can be removed. The doors on one end of the containers can be opened prototypically. The car's frame is constructed mostly of metal. The car has hinged drive-over plates. It also has solid wheels. The minimum radius for operation is 1,020 mm / 40-3/8".
    Length over the buffers 65.5 cm / 25-3/4".

  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2021 - Product programme 2021/2022

Warning

ATTENTION: adults only
Warning USA
ATTENTION: not for children under 15 years