B8tm 3-axle Fleischmann

B8tm ex-PLM car

Photo Loco Revue.

Brand - Reference

Fleischmann 1442

Type

3-axle B9tz ex-B8tm

SNCF number Revision date
56 090

Mass

90 g (NEM: 67 to 87 g)

Comments

UIC numbering: 50 87 23-17 ...-.

Two units.

As is often the case with Fleischmann (and sometimes even today), this car is at the same time too short, too wide and too high!

The suspension system and the axle boxes don’t correspond to the French type.

Modifications

  • Profi couplings
  • Roco elongating drawbars

History

These modernized, three-axle, second-class/van mixed cars come from the transformation from 1952 to 1959 of Sud-Est 3-axle suburban or stop-train cars ex PLM A6t 2026-2141, A3B3t, 4001-4064, B7t 8017-8215, C8t 13118-15540 and C8tf 16812-16999 (in Loco-Revue sheet).

Documents

  • Loco-Revue sheet No. 94 / 111967-65 d 8 (former series).
  • Wikipedia article

B8tm 3-axle FleischmannB8tm 3-axle Fleischmann

B8tm ex-PLM car

Photo Loco Revue.

Dimension Actual 1:87 Model
Overall length 14 910 171.4 166.3
Chassis length 13 720 157.7 155.6
Body width 3 040 34.8 36.5
Height 3 865 44.2 45.6
Wheelbase 8 400 95.5 92.5
Wheel diameter 950 10.9 11.0