Freight Car Encylopedia

The complete list of Chinese freight wagon prototype models is below. For detailed model reviews, please scroll below the summary table

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Model Reviews

White Dragon Models

B6

1:87 Scale

Rating
8/10

An older resin cast model of the B6 class ice reefer car, used up until the very early 2000's when mechanical/electrical refrigeration replaced the top loaded ice slab system.  

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Haidar

Hand built brass model of the C62 gondola. These were a very common wagon which were gradually replaced with the improved C64 hopper.

C62

Rating
5/10

1:87 Scale

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Bachmann China

Probably the most common freight car type in China. The C64 gondolas are used to transport everything from processed good, ballast, coal, containers, steel coils, etc. A must have for Chinese layouts

C64/K

1:87 Scale

Rating
8/10

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Link Model

C70 class hopper, a popular model of the C64 class hopper used to transport just about any type of cargo. Unfortunately these models won't be transporting anything apart from themselves to the closest rubbish bin. 

C70

1:87 Scale

Rating
0/10

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Bachmann China

A modern hopper used for the transportation of coal. These were typically found on huge unit trains and quite often on dedicated train lines built between the coal mine and power station.

C80

1:87 Scale

Rating
7/10

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Bachmann China

The largest freight car in China, and amongst the largest in the world, now in model form! A gigantic 32 axle split freight car used to transport power station turbines.

D38

1:87 Scale

Rating
8/10

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Bachmann Industries

A model tank car produced when Chinese model freight cars were practically non-existant. This is simply an American wagon detailed for Chinese Railways.

G60

1:87 Scale

Rating
5/10

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Xing Xing

G60K

Rating
7/10

1:87 Scale

G60 class tank cars were very common around China and many are still in use today transporting a range of liquified products. 

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Bachmann China

GQ70

Rating
8.5/10

1:87 Scale

A modern tank car used in China. These have been produced in huge numbers and can be found all over the country transporting a huge amount of liquified products.

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Bachmann Industries

J2

Rating
5/10

1:87 Scale

Livestock were one of the rare wagon types in China. This is simply an American wagon detailed for Chinese Railways.

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Bachmann Industries

K70

Rating
6/10

1:87 Scale

The K70 wagons are used in industry, typically within mining complexes and not found on the national network. This is simply an American wagon detailed for Chinese Railways.

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Bachmann China

L18

Rating
8/10

1:87 Scale

L18 grain hoppers are found over much of the north east of China transporting corn for export to Dalian. These are a very good  model and will suit layouts from the early 2000's to present day.

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Beijing Wanxuda Railway Equipment

NX17K

Rating
3/10

1:87 Scale

A common general purpose/container flat car. These were the first models of such a car and had many flaws.

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Train Garden

NX17K/AK

Rating
7.5/10

1:87 Scale

A very good model of a general purpose/container flat car.

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N27

NX70

Rating
7.5/10

1:87 Scale

A very good model of a general purpose/container flat car. The NX70 was an improved version of the NX17.

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CMR Line

PB

Rating
8/10

1:87 Scale

An interesting box car type, introduced around 2005 for courier/parcel service. These were rebuilt from retired B6 ice reefers.  

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CMR Line

P62K

Rating
8/10

1:87 Scale

An excellent model of a Chinese box car type, very common from the 1990's to mid 2010's, mostly retired from China Railways now. 

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CMR Line

P62NK

Rating
8/10

1:87 Scale

An excellent model of a Chinese box car type and an improvement of the earlier P62K. These were introduced in the mid 1990's and many remain in service to this day.

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CMR Line

P64K

Rating
7/10

1:87 Scale

A good model of a Chinese box car type of the original P64 type featuring the flat style roof. Many examples still exist of the ones that were produced. The model has a couple of flaws. 

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Bachmann China

P64/65

Rating
8/10

1:87 Scale

These were the first true Chinese wagons produced. They are very formidable models of a very common box car type, used from the early 2000's. 

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Bachmann China

S11/12/13

Rating
9/10

1:87 Scale

A superb model of a Chinese caboose, essential for steam era layouts. They were generally out of service after the end of steam, but some local lines held on to theirs for some years to come, one to the current day!

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