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N Scale - Modellbahn Union - MU_N-G55011 - Baggage Car, Pwghs 054, - Deutsche Bahn - 9505 711-2

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N Scale - Modellbahn Union - MU_N-G55011 - Baggage Car, Pwghs 054, - Deutsche Bahn - 9505 711-2
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Stock Number MU_N-G55011
Original Retail Price 33.99€
Brand Modellbahn Union
Manufacturer DM-Toys
Image Provider's Website Link
Body Style Modellbahn Union Rolling Stock PWGHS
Prototype Baggage Car, Pwghs 054,
Road or Company Name Deutsche Bahn (Details)
Reporting Marks DB in EVN
Road or Reporting Number 9505 711-2
Paint Color(s) Brown, Grey
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type Rapido Hook NEM Standard Pocket
Coupler Mount Body-Mount
Wheel Type Chemically Blackened Metal
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Freight Wagon
Model Subtype Pwghs
Model Variety Freight train baggage wagon
Scale 1/160

Specific Item Information: The lack of freight train luggage wagons at the DB in the mid-1950s led to the development of the Pwghs 54 based on the Gms 54. This avoided the expense of a completely new design and the wagons could simply be converted into normal G wagons. The Pwghs 54 corresponded to the Gms 54, but did not have its loading and ventilation gaps. Instead, the car was equipped with a driver's compartment and toilet as well as a front door that was accessible via the brakeman's platform. 1200 examples were built. Some of the Pwghs 54 were used for express freight after they were put into service, recognizable by the large E on the sides of the car. Other cars were used on branch lines and on the car train to Sylt. From 1970 onwards, over 700 Pwghs 54s that were no longer required were converted to Gls 205s, and the progressive use of diesel and electric locomotives made the use of escort cars for the staff superfluous. Up to the end of the 1990s, however, cars were still used by the DB on branch lines and as escort cars for LÜ shipments, and other cars have survived in private companies as workshop and escort cars, some of which have survived to this day. The model railway Union gauge N models of the Pwghs 54 cars are characterized by detailed design and printing. Country-specific abbreviations and different addresses are also taken into account. The models are characterized by changes compared to the Gms 54 wagons, such as a door on the front side, windows, door sills and a drainpipe. The carriages have an interior with a driver's compartment and a toilet. All models have a close coupling link and NEM coupler pockets. Each company number appears in an edition of 200 copies. The LüP is 6.9 cm per car.

Road Name History:
Deutsche Bahn AG (abbreviated as DB, DB AG or DBAG) is a German railway company. Headquartered in Berlin, it is a private joint-stock company (AG), with the Federal Republic of Germany being its single shareholder. Deutsche Bahn describes itself as the second-largest transport company in the world, after the German postal and logistics company Deutsche Post / DHL, and is the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. It carries about two billion passengers each year.

Deutsche Bahn (literally "German Railway" in German) came into existence in 1994 as the successor to the former state railways of Germany, the Deutsche Bundesbahn ("German Federal Railway") of West Germany and the Deutsche Reichsbahn ("German Empire Railway") of East Germany. It also gained ownership of former railway assets in West Berlin held by the Verwaltung des ehemaligen Reichsbahnvermögens (Administration of the Former Reichsbahn Assets).

Brand/Importer Information:
Modellbahn Union is a hobbyshop in Kamen, near Dortmund, Germany. They also produce their own range in HO, TT and N scales.

Manufacturer Information:
DM-Toys is a small company headquartered in Issum in the Lower Rhine area, Germany. DM-Toys has specialized in the wholesale trade and mail order of N scale products from all over the world. DM-Toys also operates its own small manufacturing in Germany. The majority of its goods is however produced for us abroad (UK, U.S., Japan and China).

Item created by: lukas.r.gray on 2022-09-20 15:17:37. Last edited by gdm on 2022-09-21 08:03:59

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