Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Shimms 708.

Flat Car with Telescoping Covers, with a Load.
Flat Car with Telescoping Covers, with a Load.

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Article No. 58782
Gauge / Design type 1 /
Era IV
Kind Freight Cars
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  • Product

    Model: Four-axle freight car with 3 movable covers. The car has hooks that can be turned to fix the covers in place. The car is loaded with 5 metal models of sheet metal coils. Inside the car are adjustable load restraints for the coils. The car is lightly weathered. Minimum radius required for operation 1,020 mm / 40-3/16". Length over the buffers 37.6 cm / 14/16".

  • Product info


    - New items brochure 2003 - Product programme 2003/2004 - Product programme 2005 - Product programme 2006
  • Prototype information

    Flat cars with telescoping covers transport chiefly coils of sheet metal that have to be protected from the elements. The open covers enable unhindered loading and unloading with forklifts and cranes. A visual delight is the changing appearance of the car. In a train consist the car has a closed look, while with the hoods open you can reproduce striking loading scenes.

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ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years
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