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N Scale - Fleischmann - 814466 - Passenger Car, UIC, Type Z - ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) - 61 81 21-71 022-1

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N Scale - Fleischmann - 814466 - Passenger Car, UIC, Type Z - ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) - 61 81 21-71 022-1


Brand Fleischmann
Stock Number 814466
Original Retail Price 39.90€
Manufacturer Fleischmann
Production Type Regular Production
Image Provider's Website Link
Body Style Fleischmann Passenger UIC-Z
Prototype Passenger Car, UIC, Type Z (Details)
Road or Company Name ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) (Details)
Reporting Marks ÖBB
Road or Reporting Number 61 81 21-71 022-1
Paint Color(s) Orange and Gray
Print Color(s) White
Coupler Type Rapido Hook NEM Standard Pocket
Coupler Mount Body-Mount
Wheel Type Chemically Blackened Metal
Wheel Profile Small Flange (Low Profile)
Release Date 2014-01-01
Item Category Passenger Cars
Model Type European
Model Subtype UIC-Z (Eurofima)
Model Variety 2nd class Coach (Bmz)
Prototype Region Europe
Prototype Era Epoch IV (1968-1985)
Years Produced 1973-1981
Scale 1/160
EAN/JAN/GTIN13 Number 4005575182201



Model Information: This generic body style comprises 1st class (A), 2nd class (B), mixed 1st/2nd class (AB) or restaurant (WR) cars of type UIC-Z, used by several continental European railroads. Covers Epoch IV to present.
Can be equipped with internal lighting ref. 946901

Prototype History:
The UIC (Union International des Chemins de fer) type Z or Eurofima coach (French: Voiture Standard Européenne (VSE) - European Standard Coach ) is a type of passenger car designed for use on international railway routes in Europe. It was commissioned by the EUROFIMA , short for Europäischen Gesellschaft zur Finanzierung von Eisenbahnmaterial (European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock).
EUROFIMA is a supranational organization located in Basel, Switzerland. It was established in 1956 based on an international treaty signed by 25 European sovereign States so far. It fulfils a non-profit maximizing mission to support the development of rail transportation in Europe.

More than 500 Eurofima coaches have been built by various manufacturers, for the following original acquirers:
  • Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB): 25 Amoz and 75 Bmoz;
  • Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB): 100 Avmz 207 first class;
  • Ferrovie dello Stato (FS): 30 Az and 70 Bz;
  • French National Railway Corporation (SNCF): 100 A9u;
  • National Railway Company of Belgium (NMBS-SNCB): 20 A9 and 60 B11;
  • Swiss Federal Railways (SBB-CFF-FFS): 20 Am 61 85 19-90.
With a standard length of 26.4 m (86' 7-3/8"), they are qualified for 160 km/h or 200 km/h depending on the bogie arrangement. First class coaches are of type A, and Second class of type B. The cars were painted in Eurofima-C1 livery (orange with light gray stripe), except for the DB and the large majority of the SNCF, the latter being painted with the Corail livery.

SNCF sold part of its Eurofima cars to Morocco ONCF and ÖBB to Czech ČD.
In the 1990's and 2000's, new cars based on the UIC-Z specification were built for Poland (PKP), Hungary (MÁV), Romania (CFR) and Czech Republic (ČD).

From Wikipedia (in German)

Road Name History:
The Austrian Federal Railways (German: Österreichische Bundesbahnen or ÖBB, formerly the Bundesbahn Österreich or BBÖ) is the national railway system of Austria, and the administrator of Liechtenstein's railways. The ÖBB group is owned entirely by the Republic of Austria and is divided into several separate businesses that manage the infrastructure and operate passenger and freight services.

The Austrian Federal Railways has had two discrete periods of existence. It was first formed in 1923, using the Bundesbahn Österreich name, as a successor to the Imperial Royal Austrian State Railways (kkStB), but was incorporated into the Deutsche Reichsbahn during the 1938-1945 Anschluss. It was reformed in 1947, using the slightly different Österreichische Bundesbahnen name, and remains in existence in this form.

Major changes currently being made to the Austrian railway network are the construction of the Wien Hauptbahnhof (Vienna main station), the Koralm Railway, the Semmering Base Tunnel and the Brenner Base Tunnel connection with Italy.

From Wikipedia

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.

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Item created by: mbierbauer on 2019-04-16 16:13:34

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