Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons By Hattons | Code: H4-RHTT-003 | OO Gauge

  • Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons
  • Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons
  • Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons
  • Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons
  • Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons
  • Rail Head Treatment Train 'Water' wagon with 3 water modules to extend either RHTT pack to 3 wagons
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Product information

Product code H4-RHTT-003
Manufacturer Hattons
Product category Truck/Wagon ,
Product scale OO Gauge

Product description

Features:

Fully Detailed Bodyshell

Separately Fitted End Detailing, pre-fitted at factory (Brake Pipes etc.)

Fully Detailed Underframe (incl. Brake Rigging, Hangers & All Pipework)

Metal Wheels and Axles (1 Insulated Wheel)

RP25 Wheel Profile

Fully Printed Body & Sole Bar

Weathered Versions

Separate Removeable Modules (Water Tanks, Sandite Module & Jet Modules)

In 2003, Network Rail ordered 50 FEA-F container wagons to replace a small and increasingly unreliable fleet of Rail Head Treatment Trains (RHTT). They designed three types of module to be used during Autumn when leaf fall can cause trains to slip on the rails.

They use a mixture of water jets and a paste called 'Sandite' (a mixture of sand, aluminium and a unique adhesive) to clear the rails and to aid adhesion. The three modules are; Water tanks, Sandite applicators and Pump platforms. Even though these are only seen for a few months a year, they remain one of the most photographed types of train in the UK.

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