NMJ Topline model of SJ G 43936 ”AB Åkerlund & Rausing”.
The Superdetailed Topline model of SJ G 43936, AB Åkerlund & Rausing. All details on the body and undercarriage with correkt lettering and mounted metal handrails. The models has end opening, high brakemans`s plattform with external hand brake. NEM short couplings mechanism og pocket. Exact in HO 1:87, length over buffers are 141,2mm.
Private companies had own or leased wagons from SJ and painted them in company colors with advertizement for the products/company. This was a color full part on the Swedish network. AB kerlund & Rausing founden in 19129 is a industrial adventure with factories for food packaging in many countries. The arethe owners of the Tetra Pack. kerlund & Rausing had several wagons, please see also 604.521.
Many of the Swedish privat railways also ordered this practical and useful freight wagon, such as TGOJ, BJ, HNJ, NOJ; GDJ, SWB og UGJ. These had extensive trafik also on SJ net work and abroad and the private wagons could be seen all over Europe.
G was deeloped after tests with the previous Grh, art. 603.XXX with welded undercarriage. The first of this high volume G were delivered the privat GDJ railways in 1936. Litra G was one the most important freight wagons in Sweden, and 3471 were produced until 1951. The wagon had a loading area of 30m2, a weight 13 tons and a laoding capacity of 20,5 tons. With it axel distance of 8,4 m the G was permitted for 100km/h.
Drawing: Bo Japlin (Copyright)