Gauge Z - Article No. 87357

Express Train Skirted Car Set

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type AB4ü express train passenger cars, 1st/2nd class. German Sleeping Car and Dining Car Company (DSG) type WR4üe skirted dining car, used on the German Federal Railroad (DB). The cars look as they did around 1953.

$ 3 Y
Express Train Skirted Car Set
Express Train Skirted Car Set

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Article No. 87357
Gauge / Design type Z / 1:220
Kind Passenger Car Sets
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  • Close coupler hooks.
  • Product description

    Model: This is a five-part express train passenger car set consisting of four 1st/2nd class skirted express train passenger cars and a DSG dining car (skirted car). The cars have the correct paint scheme and lettering. Imprinting is used to represent the cover plates for the class numbers for 1st class so that 2nd class is visible on the models for use in "F-Zug" express trains. All of the cars have close coupler hooks.
    Total length over the buffers 520 mm / 20-1/2".

    The 88856 locomotive goes perfectly with this car set.

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  • Publications

    - New items brochure 2020 - Product programme 2020/2021 - Product programme 2021/2022
  • Prototype information

    The "F-Zug" express trains of the early Fifties generally had only 2nd class cars (corresponds to today's 1st class cars). When required, 1st class (eliminated in 1956) could also be offered. Then only four of the six seats in a compartment were occupied. Depending on the use of a car, 1st or 2nd class or both classes could be displayed at the entries, in which the class numbers 1 and 2 shown in relief were hidden by a cover plate of sheet metal. These cover plates could be installed in three positions by the crew.


ATTENTION: adults only