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2024-04-17 13:02:22

News 2024.04 - Vienna Light Railway

Unique opportunity!

The N railcars and the n trailer were used purely for light rail transport and on line 18G (1925-1961). The set of two railcars with a sidecar coupled in between is preserved in the Remise Transport Museum in very good condition to this day.

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The unique new edition of the highly detailed models of the Vienna city railway set is equipped with a bell anchor drive as befits its status, all cars are factory-fitted with magnetic couplers, fine sign panels and filigree metal grab irons, and are only offered as a set. A very small six-pin NEM651 interface was installed for simple digitalisation.

The three-car set was the shortest possible reversible train, but other train formations were also possible. Three working railcars were permitted in a train, they were only to be distributed as evenly as possible in the train formation. Classic trains were formed as N-n-n-n-n-N or even N-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-N. Only trains running between Hütteldorf-Hacking and Heiligenstadt did not necessarily need a railcar at the end of the train due to the turning loops there.

The specially developed vehicles of types N (180 units), n (150 units) and n1 (120 units) were used on the electric light railway. The modified type n1 differed from the first-built sidecars due to its slightly lower weight. The large order of 450 carriages was shared by Grazer Waggonfabrik, Simmeringer Waggonfabrik, Waggonfabrik Enzesfeld and Lohner-Werke, with the latter only contributing sidecars.The last day of operation was 3 April 1961.

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