A5B4½tz Est Jouef

A5B4½t Romilly

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Brand - Reference

Jouef 5103

Type

A5Btz Est metallized “Romilly”.

UIC number Revision date
50 87 39-17 139-7 1

Mass

65 g. After ballasting: 125 g (NEM: 87 to 113 g).

Comments

New in 1974. See Loco-Revue No. 353 of September 1974, page 407.

End handles levelled.

Modifications

  • Ribu elongating drawbars mounted; glazing separated from roof and glued to windows.
  • ø 11 wheels mounted on Jouef axles.
  • Ribu drawbars modified for a better elongation, attached directly under the chassis.
  • Handrail holes filled; toilet windows moved.

History

These cars come from the metallization between 1957 and 1962 of 676 old TY cars built from 1907 to 1923 for most of the former companies. Service withdrawal between 1978 and 1985. Source: Wikipedia article.

Documents

  • Loco-Revue No. 512 (02/89) p. 146.
  • Loco-Revue Special Issue 2005-01, p. 38.
  • Wikipedia article.

A5B4½tz Est JouefA5B4½tz Est Jouef

A5B4½t Romilly

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Dimension Actual 1:87 Model
Overall length 19 280 221.6 217.0 1
Chassis length 17 950 206.3 205.8
Body width 2 958 34.0 34.0
Height 3 945 45.3 45.6
Pivot distance 12 100 139.1 138.8
Bogie wheelbase 2 500 28.7 28.7
Wheel diameter 1050 12.0 11.0 2
  1. With original buffers.
  2. Roco wheels.