Jouef K 2-axle covered wagon

Gs4.01 covered wagon

Photo J.-Pierre Vergez-Larrouy on wagonmania.

Brand - Reference

Jouef 624

Type

Gs 4.01 (ex-K)
Registration: K 337 557

Mass

40 g (NEM: 48 to 62 g); 53 g after ballasting.

Comments

New in 1964.

Main dimensions (body length, width, wheel base) roughly conform.

See the Loco-Revue Forum on the G4 (many photos).

Equipped with a standard coupling on one end and a Profi coupling on the other, to serve as a connecting wagon.

Modifications

  • Roco wheels on Jouef axles.
  • Roco elongating drawbars, brass buffers, ballast.

History

According to its registration, it would be a standard UIC/ORE Type II Gs 4.01. The UIC number gives 21 87 120 000 to 121 3999 (about 13,000 wagons).

Documents

  • Loco-Revue Special Issue Real Railways No. 2 (April 1999) page 9, photo 20.

Jouef K 2-axle covered wagonJouef K 2-axle covered wagon

Gs4.01 covered wagon

Photo J.-Pierre Vergez-Larrouy on wagonmania.