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Dapol 2F-028-015 N Gauge 45ft Hi Cube Container Twin Set Russell 459644 6 and 459677 0

Dapol 2F-028-015 45ft Hi Cube Container Twin Set Russell 459644 6 and 459677 0.

These N gauge (1:148 scale) model Dapol containers feature detailed quality moulded body, finely applied livery, opening and possible doors and are fully compatible with Dapol’s range of intermodal wagons.

The development of containerisation after World War II has led to a huge increase in international trade. This was a direct result of the increased security, greater flexibility and importantly reduced transport costs that using standardised containers for freight logistics offered. Containers have allowed the safe transportation of goods from supplier to purchaser with the goods themselves being handled only once, no matter how many forms of transport are used. Prior to containerisation goods would have to be handled at every node in the logistics chain from truck/train to boat/aeroplane to truck/train again and finally to customer. Containers come in five standard lengths 20 foot, 40 foot, 45 foot, 48 foot and 53 foot, the latter two being more prevalent in the USA.

Dapol model containers come in three lengths 20 foot, 40 foot and 45 foot. These are now manufactured and moulded in the UK which means Dapol will produce a greater variety of these over the coming months to reflect the greater importance containers are playing to the modeller. Dapol also now produce curtain sided containers. All of the containers that Dapol produce are manufactured in limited runs to help modellers build up rakes of wagons with differing container liveries and running numbers. Be aware they sell out fast!


1:148 Scale
N Gauge
Ready assembled
Brand: Dapol
RRP: £ 15.40
Our price: £ 13.08
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