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Fleischmann - 845704 - Tank Car, Wine Barrel - Norte - P.S.L. 2

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Stock Number845704
Body StyleFleischmann 4-Wheel Wood Wine Wagon with Brakehouse
Prototype VehicleTank Car, Wine Barrel (Details)
Road or Company NameNorte (Details)
Road or Reporting NumberP.S.L. 2
Paint Color(s)Orange
Print Color(s)Black
Additional Markings/SloganPASCUAL SOLANS
Coupler TypeRapido Hook NEM Standard Pocket
Coupler MountBody-Mount
Wheel TypeChemically Blackened Metal
Wheel ProfileSmall Flange (Low Profile)
Release Date2017-01-01
Item CategoryRolling Stock (Freight)
Model TypeTank Car
Model SubtypeWine Barrel
Model VarietyWood, Covered, with guard hut
Prototype RegionEurope
Prototype EraEU Epoch II (1920 - 1945)
EAN/JAN/GTIN13 Number4005575188135

Model Information: Model introduced in 2017. Wine tank wagon with brakeman‘s cab.
A total of 553 tank wagons - 180 of which were closed vehicles - were delivered by MAN to the German Winery Association (Deutschen Weinkesselwagen-Gesellschaft m.b.H.), Kitzingen, and to other European countries from 1919 onwards.

Like the H0 model, the new design in N Gauge features a close coupler with guide mechanism (NEM 355) and movable sliding doors that let you look inside the wagon at its two wine barrels.

Highlights: Two movable sliding doors; Replica of the wine tank; Finely detailed; With close coupling mechanism.
Prototype History:
Wine barrel cars are freight cars with wooden wine barrels installed on them. They can be referred to as foudre, from the French term for these large wine barrels. A two-barrel car was designated as bi-foudre.

This special type of tank wagon was set up by private wine merchants from several continental European countries. Most of these cars were built in the first quarter of the 20th century. Due to regular thefts and high repair costs, they were later manufactured in a closed construction, partly with roof domes. From the 1960s, they were replaced by tank cars.
Road Name History:
The Compañía de los Caminos de Hierro del Norte de España - Railroad company of the North of Spain - (CCHNE or simply known as Norte) was a Spanish railway company created by public deed on December 29, 1858. Its network was one of the largest in Spain, until it was nationalized in 1941, being integrated into the Red Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Españoles (RENFE) - the national Spanish railways .

Read more on Wikipedia (in Spanish) and on (in Spanish).
Brand/Importer Information:
As a high-quality company we set the standard when it comes to prototype fidelity and functionality. Our aim is to enthrall novices and experts alike and to be the enduring long-term partner for a fascinating hobby that spans all generations. We achieve this with the true-to-detail design and the reliability of our models and with innovations that offer a new dimension in the play value and fun factor. The high commitment to quality that has characterised Fleischmann for more than 125 years has ensured our company?s position as an internationally leading brand for model railways.

Small-scale greatness. Its comprehensive range in the N scale makes Fleischmann the international market leader in this sector. There are over 350 highly detailed models to choose from in the space-saving 9-mm gauge. Continuous and targeted extension of the range will allow Fleischmann to expand its competitive edge in the future.
Item created by: mbierbauer on 2019-04-30 22:50:18. Last edited by CNW400 on 2020-07-22 12:47:10

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