Klub Baat JŽ Bggisstt (assembly kit)

JŽ Bggisstt

The passenger car of type Baat is a typical two axle passenger car which existed on the railways of former Yugoslavia in numerous variants. They were typicaly present in trains for local railways, eg. Ljubljana-Kamnik, Celje-Rogatec, Jesenice-Nova Gorica etc. In the begining they had wooden benches that they were later upholstered. Since they were far from comfortable they got nickname “texas cars” but they were reliable. The heating at the start was using the steam and later also electric.

The model represents a 15,50 m long variant from early 1990’s with benches, with compartments for smokers and nonsmokers, aisle along the car and a toilet. The model is made from ABS plastic, metal wheels, details under the frame, interior and NEM cinematics. Please note that this is an assembly kit similar to plastic kits of model cars, aircraft etc. You need to assemble the model by yourself together with painting and water decals. The kit has everything You need to assemble it except for the glue and paints.

The assembly kit shall be available in spring 2020, estimated price is 37 EUR. You can order it directly at Klub Baat as well with us.

JŽ Bggisstt painting and decals
JŽ Bggisstt paining and decals

JŽ Bggisstt
JŽ Bggisstt

Klub Baat SŽ Baat

The passenger car of type Baat is a typical two axle passenger car which existed on the railways of former Yugoslavia in numerous variants. They were typicaly present in trains for local railways, eg. Ljubljana-Kamnik, Celje-Rogatec, Jesenice-Nova Gorica etc. In the begining they had wooden benches that they were later upholstered. Since they were far from comfortable they got nickname “texas cars” but they were reliable. The heating at the start was using the steam and later also electric. After the disentegration of Yugoslavia they were in use by Slovenian state railways (SŽ) until the begining of 1990’s where they soon were replaced with other more modern passenger cars as well as DMU’s. The latest were used on railway Jesenice-Nova Gorica, painted in withe with rainbow stripes, so called canaries.

The model represents a 15,50 m long variant from early 1990’s with upholstered benches with compartments for smokers and nonsmokers, aisle along the car and a toilet. The model is made from ABS plastic, metal wheels, details under the frame, interior and NEM cinematics. Model is painted and prints are made using fine tampo print. Everything is made in Slovenia and the model shall be available in spring 2020, estimated price should be 67 EUR.

You can order the model directly at Klub Baat as well with us.

SŽ Baat

SŽ Baat, 7.dec.1992, Maribor (Foto Rolf Wiemann)
SŽ Baat, 7.dec.1992, Maribor (Foto Rolf Wiemann)

ACME 55247 Mostar-Dalmacija set C

Italian company ACME already announced train Mostar-Dalmacija express on fair in Novegru in september 2019 (https://pegomodel.si/2019-10-06/acme-55237-55238-mostar-dalmacija-express/) consisting of two 3 car sets. This year, on Toyfair in Nürnbergu at the end of january 2020 they announced also the third set with no. 55247. This set adds the following cars to the whole train:

  • JŽ sleeping car
  • JŽ car with seats with 1st and 2nd class
  • DB baggage car

Since we expect all sets soon we already gather preordes. The exact release date will be published later as well as price (it should be around 180 EUR per set).

ACME Mostar-Dalmacija
ACME Mostar-Dalmacija, exceprt from Catalogue 2020

ACME 55179 Simplon Express set 4

Simplon express with designation EX220 or 221 was once a long international train which drove from Paris through Italy to Yugoslavia, moreprecisely Belgrade. ACME put the train in the year 1973 and 3 sets of this train are already available. This is now set number 4 with two JŽ cars and one Italian (FS) car. This set should be available on November 2019 and estimated price should be 190 EUR. We already accept preorders for this set.

ACME 55179 Simplon Express set 4
ACME 55179 Simplon Express set 4, prototip

ACME 55237, 55238 Mostar-Dalmacija

A train Mostar-Dalmacija express was one of many international trains that connected Europe with former Yugoslavia. The train was driving from Stuttgart through Austria, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the city of Kardeljevo (todays Ploče, Croatia) at Adriatic sea in mid Dalmatia. The designatior for the car was D296 or D297 depending on the driving direction. It was also one of the longest trains, for example in 1989 it had 11 cars with home station in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

Italian company ACME announces 2 sets in scale H0, each consisting of 3 passenger cars which should be on sale in november 2019. We already accept preorders for them and the expected price per set is around 190 EUR.

Set 55237 consists of:

  • Couchette car type Y
  • Car with seats of 2nd class type Y
  • Sleeping car type Y

Set 55238 consists of

  • Car with seats of 1st and 2nd class type Y
  • Couchette car
  • Car with seats of 2nd class type Z2
ACME 55237,55238 Mostar-Dalmacija set, prototype on Hobby ModelExpo 2019 fair

ACME 55129 – Hellas-Istanbul set 2

Italian manufacturer ACME just announced the Hellas-Istanbul set 2 should be available soon. This set consists of 3 passenger cars in scale H0:

– sleeping car from OSE (Greece) of type WLABmh
– couchette car from BDŽ (Bulgaria)
– seating car from JŽ (Yugoslav railways) with seats of 1st and 2nd class

The exact release date is not know at the moment but You can (pre)order it for 195,00 EUR through the webform on this website.

Hellas Istanbul set 2
Hellas Istanbul set 2 (foto ACME)

ACME 52843 JŽ couhette ep. V

ACME announced that a model of JŽ couchette car with three colour stripes along the car is now available. The revision of this car is from 2000 and thus it is from Ep. V. The car used to be in international trains, for example it was driving through Croatia and Slovenia in IC Sava.

The model is available in our shop, we accept orders through webform or e-mail. The price is 64,50 EUR.

AC52843-JŽ Bcl ep. V (foto ACME)

AC52843-JŽ Bcl ep. V (foto ACME)

AC52843-JŽ Bcl ep. V (foto ACME)

ACME 52856 – Sleeping car JŽ ŽTP Skopje

ACME has announced the availability of H0 model of JŽ sleeping car from ŽTP Skopje (nowadays FYROM). This car used to be in international trains like Hellas Express.

The model is available through us at the price of 63,00 EUR. We accept orders through web form on this website or through our e-mail.

The photo at the bottom is from the prototype, the serial model has painted window frames as on above photos.

AC52856-JZ WL ŽTP Skopje (foto ACME)

AC52856-JZ WL ŽTP Skopje (foto ACME)

AC52856-JZ WL ŽTP Skopje (foto ACME)

ACME 52457 – JŽ couchette car type Bautzen

ACME introduced a H0 model of JŽ couchette car type Bautzen on the toyfair in Nürnbergu 2018. In former Yugoslavia  (SFRJ) existed only one such car. This car came in Yugoslavia in late 1980’s with some train under BDŽ (Bulgarian state railways) and was involved in the accident. The car was damaged so it was written of by BDŽ to be later repaired in the company Gredelj in Zagreb. It was in use on JŽ for some years and then it was scrapped (source forum malezeljeznice.net ).

This car is available from the begining of May 2018 for 40,50 EUR. You can order this car through webform in this website.

JŽ couchette car type Bautzen on Toyfair Nürnberg 2018

JZ Bclm 50 72 80 200-0, 1990 (from forum Male željeznice)

ACME set 55181 SŽ ABl + Bl

Company ACME presented set of 2 SŽ cars on the Toyfair in Nürnberg 2018 under the art. no. 55181. This is a set consisting of two SŽ white cars with blue and turquoise stripe with seats, one mixed class (AB) and one 2nd class.This livery was introduced by SŽ in the beginning of 1990’s and was in use till the mid 2000’s. The cars were in use on domestic as well on many international trains like IC Croatia, Venezia Express, Simplon Express etc.

This set is now available, the price is 126,95 EUR. You can order it through web form on this website.

Set 55181 on Toyfair in Nürnberg 2018

Simplon Express, 1999-08-01, Nova Gorica (foto Francesco Masala, photo from the internet)

Some other photos and You Tube video:

ÖBB 1044.120, IC Croatia, 1993, Graz (Johannes J. Smit)

IC Emona (foto from www.RailfanEurope.net)

SŽ Bl, München 2003 (Tobias B. Köhler, foto from www.RailfanEurope.net)

Train to Hungary in Zidani most (Slovenia), 2001, see the train at 9:29