Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Fads-50 / OOtz high capacity hopper cars. Used in unit trains to transport ore.
|Kind||Freight Car Sets|
Model: The saddle, frame, and end platforms are made of metal. The cars have different lettering and car numbers. The load inserts have a layer of scale sized real iron ore. The cars are weathered. Each car comes packaged individually. Length over the buffers for each car 13.3 cm / 5-1/4", coupled together 67.0 cm / 26-3/8". DC wheel set 20 x 70 05 80.
The 46255 set can be used to lengthen the 26536 unit ore train "Langer Heinrich". With several car sets you can get the train close to the prototypical "endless" effect.