Gauge H0 - Article No. 4867

Heavy Duty Flat Car.

Prototype: German State Railroad Company (DRG) type SSym "Köln".

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Heavy Duty Flat Car.
Heavy Duty Flat Car.

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Article No.4867
Gauge / Design type H0 / 1:87
EraII
KindFreight Cars
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  • Product description

    Model: The car has heavy duty trucks. Length over the buffers 15.2 cm / 6".
    DC wheel set 6 x 700580.

  • Publications

    - 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 - Product programme 2008/2009 - Product programme 2009/2010 - Product programme 2010/2011
  • Prototype information

    In 1942 rolling stock for the heaviest of loads was built parallel to the class 52 locomotives as part of the immense procurement program brought about by military requirements. One result was the six-axle flat car, later classified by the DB as SSym 46. This car had an empty weight of approximately 21.6 metric tons and a loaded weight of up to 80 metric tons, and could be operated at a maximum speed of 80 km/h or about 50 mph. After the war this car class was used, among other things, for transporting dredging equipment and large construction machines as well as for logs, steel products, pre-cast concrete construction parts, and many other heavy, one-piece loads.

Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years