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N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS133 Kit - Trinity RWG33A 53' Double Stack Wellcars, 3-Car Articulated - TTX Company

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Stock Number NS133 Kit
Original Retail Price $39.99
Brand N Scale Kits
Manufacturer N Scale Kits
Image Provider's Website Link
Body Style N Scale Kits Container Well Car
Prototype Trinity RWG33A 53' Double Stack Wellcars, 3-Car Articulated
Road or Company Name TTX Company (Details)
Reporting Marks DDTX
Ready-to-Run No
Kit Complexity Easy-Build
Kit Material(s) Unpainted Pewter Metal and Etched Stainless S
Release Date 2015-04-02
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Container Car
Model Subtype Well
Scale 1/160



Specific Item Information: As 53 foot containers became more common, these 3 car articulated units were built by Trinity Industries between 1999 and 2005. 345 of the 125t car units were built in TTX's RWG33 series numbered DTTX 725002-725346 and subsequently 889 units in the externally identical RWG33A series DTTX 729000-729888. Nearly every one of these 53' double stack cars 3-car units are running in intermodal consists across the USA in 2019. hese Trinity built units are a common feature of intermodal consists across the US, carrying the 53' containers. Their sides contrast with the Gunderson style cars also seen - and available in N scale

Road Name History:
TTX Company (formerly Trailer Train until 1991) is a leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry. TTX's pool of railcars (over 220,000 cars and intermodal wells) is ideal for supporting shippers in the intermodal, automotive, paper & forest, metals, machinery, wind energy and other markets where flatcars, boxcars and gondolas are required.

Owned by North America's leading railroads, TTX's free-running pools provide fungible assets that minimize total empty miles, further lowering costs and minimizing risk for the industry, helping the railroads conserve their capital for other critical infrastructure needs. Customers easily recognize TTX's bright yellow cars as a consistent, high quality, well-maintained fleet that serves many transportation needs.

Brand/Importer Information:
N Scale Kits manufacture and sell the widely admired Alan Curtis model range [AC Models and Andersley Models]. Their focus is the intermodal and flatcar kits originally produced by Alan Curtis and AC Models. All cars are manufactured in lead free pewter.

N Scale Kits is located at Minster Chambers, Church Street, Southwell Nottinghamshire, England NG25 0HD.

Item created by: CMK on 2020-01-20 14:57:48. Last edited by Lethe on 2020-05-07 00:00:00

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