This is a model of a
Rhaetian Railroad type K 1 two-axle boxcar. The paint scheme and
lettering are prototypical as an historic museum car as it still
currently exists. The car has many separately applied details and
sliding doors on the sides that can be opened. Length over the buffers
39 cm / 15-3/8".
This car is still currently in use in historic scheduled trains with the Crocodile.
For many years, the two-axle boxcars with a wooden superstructure were
indispensable on the Rhaetian Railroad network. Even if they have
currently been replaced by newer cars, several of them are still
preserved including the type K 1 with car number 5563 immaculately
restored and painted in the original gray. This car is often used to
transport baggage and bicycles in historic trains with suitable
passenger cars– pulled mostly by one of the Crocodiles or a steam