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.
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.
In train consists there were caboose car that were used for transfering mail, special cargo and trains accompanying staff. In the train, either freight, either passenger there was usually one such car. These cars had metal frames and wooden body until 1970’s when the full metal cars appeared. The H0 model of such car, namely JŽ Dt 50068 that Klub Baat shall release this year is based on photos from the 1960’s thus it belongs to the epoche 3. The basis of this car is german Pwg 14.
The model is made from ABS plastic with metal wheels, kinematics, fine details under the frame, opening slide doors and fine tampo print. You can order the model at Klub Baat as well as with us.
A couple of weeks before new ear 2019/2020 company ExactTrain announced H0 models of tank car of type Uerdinger in different versions. Amongst them we found a version for which we had photos of a tank car with deignation JŽ Uh-z for transporting gasoline. So we prepared a livery for this car.
The model sahll come to the market in autumn 2020. At the moment the price is not known yet but we already accept preorders for this model.
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.
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.
We got announcement from AlbertModell for a H0 model of tank car of Yugoslavian type. These tank cars were built in a company Goša from Smederevska Palanka in nowadays Serbia. The basis was polish tank car type 29R which is somewhat shorter (12,80 m instead of 13,24 m) and with lower capacity (48 m3 instead of 60 m3). Goša tank cars’ came at the Yugoslavian railways in the 1960’s as type Uahrrs-z which were later recoded as types Zas and Zaes. Many of these cars are still in use in all republics of former Yugoslavia. A lot of these cars were exported to Czechoslovakia so You can see them in nowadays Czech and Slovak republic.
At start AlbertModell plans to prepare models for Czech and Slovakian market but the intention is also to release models of cars which are in nowadays use in republics of former Yugoslavia: Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia (ŽFBH) and of course also models from JŽ period in epoch IV.
AlbertModell and we are collecting the interest and preorders for these models. Of course the most interesting models for Yugoslavian market are as follows:
JŽ Uahrrs-z Ep. IVa
JŽ Zas-z and JŽ Zaes-z from Ep. IVb, IVc
JŽ Zas-z and JŽ Zaes-z from Ep. V (Yugoslavia after 1991)
Estimated final price of the models shall be 50 EUR. In the behalf of AlbertModell we would like to ask You to inform us on a e-mail or webform on this website which models are interesting for You and You would like to buy.
Slovenian railroads, freight divisions have recently acquired some freight wagons for paletized goods with sliding side doors. They permanently coupled together two cars together so they got one Himrrs type car from two Hbbillns cars (see article AlbertModell Hbbins/Hbbillns).
We agreed with AlbertModell to prepare limited quantity of these models which should be available by the end of 2019. The price for this car (actually 2 cars) is 80 EUR and we already accept preorders. Please contact us through webform on this site or send us an e-mail.
Company AlbertModell announced the availability of H0 model of 2 axle freight car with sliding doors for transport of palletized goods. These cars were firstly bought by swiss company AAE which are known to lease their cars. Some of these cars also visit Slovenia and Croatia. In the spring the cars PKP Hbbins shall be available followed with CZ-ČDC Hbbillns, SK-ZSSKC Hbbins and H-GYC Hbbillns later this year.
The price for these cars are 40 EUR per piece and we already accept preorders.
Together with Danube Train Models from Belgrade (DTM) we are announcing release of set consisting of two JŽ flat cars of type Slmmp-tz in H0 scale. These are special cars for heavy cargo and transporting tanks. In Yugoslavia there were some versions of such cars, these are 4 axle cars of type Köln. These cars appeared in 1940 when german army ordered freight cars for transporting tanks on the fronts in 2nd world war. After the war many of these cars remained in Yugoslavia and they were used for the same purposes along with transporting heavy cargo. The models of these cars will be made by the company Artitec in a set consisting of 2 cars. The cars should be from register of ŽG Ljubljana (nowadays Slovenia) and the revision is set to the end of 1980’s. The price is not defined but it should be around 80 EUR. We already accept preorders for these sets through the form on this website.
A photo from 1991, when Yugoslav army was retreating from Slovenia. Photo from RTV-Slo webpage, namely here: