Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) type Fad 168 high-capacity hopper car. Used for unit trains in mass freight service with coal, coke, and ore.
|Kind||Freight Car Sets|
Model: The load hatches on the cars can be moved sideways to open them. The cars have load inserts with real iron ore. The car bodies are weathered. The minimum radius for operation is 1,020 mm / 40-3/16". Length over the buffers for one car 37.0 cm / 14-9/16", for all of the cars together 190.0 cm / 74-13/16".
With the 58358 and 58359 car sets, you have available a total of 10 ore cars in authentic paint and lettering with different car numbers. The prototypical motive power for this "Lange Heinrich" / "Long Henry" is the powerful 55441 model of the class 044 from Rheine.