814509 - 3 piece set mail train, DB

Railway company:    |
Epoch: III   |
Gauge: N   |
Elect. system: DC   |
EAN: 4005575196123
3 piece set mail train of the Deutsche Bundesbahn.

The set contains one mail train wagon type Post4e, one standard mail train baggage wagon type PwPot 4ü-28 and one skirted passenger coach type Post 4ü-38 of the German Federal Post.

■ In-plane applied windows and roof light glazing

From an early stage in the history of the railway, postal administrations used the railway lines to transport postal items. The railway postal wagons were either placed individually in passenger trains or incorporated in larger numbers into mail-carrying express freight and goods trains. In the post-war period, the postal trains were dominated by the rolling stock of the former Deutsche Reichspost and were formed between large junction stations. These postal trains consisted of wagons which, depending on their design, served to transport letters or parcels. The conventional post was not just transported in the railway postal wagons – it was also actually sorted during the journey. Postal items that had already been pre-sorted and were simply being forwarded to the destination station were transported in covered freight wagons. These were usually rented from DB, however sometimes wagons owned by the Deutsche Bundespost were used.
Details
General data
Interior lighting Article number
2x 944501, 1x 946901
Interior fitting
Model with interior furnishing
Coupling
NEM shaft 355 with close coupling mechanism
Electrical
Interior lighting
Retrofittable
Measurements
Length over buffer
426 mm

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