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N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS163 Kit - Container Car, Well - TTX Company

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N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS163 Kit - Container Car, Well - TTX Company National Steel 53' Double Stack Single Cars
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N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS163 Kit - Container Car, Well - TTX Company


Stock Number NS163 Kit
Original Retail Price $17.99
Brand N Scale Kits
Manufacturer N Scale Kits
Image Provider's Website Link
Body Style N Scale Kits Container Well Car
Prototype Container Car, Well
Road or Company Name TTX Company (Details)
Multipack Yes
Ready-to-Run No
Kit Complexity Easy-Build
Kit Material(s) Unpainted Pewter Metal and Etched Stainless S
Announcement Date 2011-04-02
Release Date 2011-04-02
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Container Car
Model Subtype Well
Model Variety 53' Single
Scale 1/160



Specific Item Information: hese long single unit, double stack cars, are designed to take 2 53' containers in double stack mode. Built by NSC these are designated NWF13 by TTX. Introduced in late 2002 there were 5,090 of these cars running across the USA in 2019. The National Steel Cars built between 2002 and 2016 are a different style of car to others already available in N Scale. They are in the NWF13 series of TTX. Another 1,100 cars in the NWF13A cars have a similar floor, but the sides are dissimilar with far fewer external ribs. Three experimental cars NWF13 DTTX 654997 and NWF13A DTTX 654998 and 654999 were built. followed by the full orders NWF DTTX 655000-658081 The NWF13A cars are DTTX 680090-681189.

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 15:06:18. Last edited by Lethe on 2020-05-07 00:00:00

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