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N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS023 3-Car Kit - Container Car, Well - Trailer Train

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N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS023 3-Car Kit - Container Car, Well - Trailer Train National Steel 3-unit All-Purpose Double Stack car


N Scale - N Scale Kits - NS023 3-Car Kit - Container Car, Well - Trailer Train


Brand N Scale Kits
Stock Number NS023 3-Car Kit
Original Retail Price $39.99
Manufacturer N Scale Kits
Production Type Regular Production
Body Style N Scale Kits Container Well Car
Prototype Description Container Car, Well
Road or Company Name Trailer Train (Details)
Reporting Marks DTTX
Body Material Diecast
Multipack Count 5
Ready-to-Run No
Kit Complexity Easy-Build
Announcement Date 2007-04-02
Release Date 2007-04-02
Item Category Rolling Stock (Freight)
Model Type Container Car
Model Subtype Well
Model Variety National Steel 3-unit All-Purpose
Scale 1/160



Specific Item Information: National Steel 3-unit All-Purpose Double Stack Car. Delivery of these cars began in late 1997, a total of 286 3-unit cars were built. DTTX 400000-400285. In addition to carrying containers up to 48ft in the bottom position and 53ft on top, each well could also carry a trailer up to 53ft, or two 28ft pup trailers. The trailer hitches are believed to have been removed from these cars from around 2001.

Road Name History:
TTX Company (formerly Trailer Train) 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: nscalekits on 2016-07-28 00:05:52. Last edited by CMK on 2020-01-18 09:59:52

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