── Track maintenance vehicle that supported Seibu Railway from behind!
――The transportation of stone materials such as river gravel and crushed stone accounted for a large proportion of the freight transportation of Seibu Railway in the past, and it has increased the demand for concrete since the early Showa period, such as the reconstruction of the Great Kanto Earthquake and the construction rush of high economic growth. Along with this, a large amount of stone was being transported from the railway line to Tokyo every day.
--The Tom 301 is a 15t open wagon that was introduced in 1929 to meet the increasing transportation demand.
--Introduced by Musashino Railway (later Seibu Railway) for transporting crushed stones from Agano Station, the height of the Aori door is lower than that of the JNR open car of the same period because it is supposed to carry a heavy load. It is a feature that it is.
――In addition to the original purpose, it was also active in the transportation of river gravel such as the Iruma River and the Tama River, and 105 cars were enrolled at the peak, including remodeled cars incorporated from other formats on the way.
--In the 1965's, in addition to modifications such as the two-stage linking of the undercarriage, a small number remained for track maintenance work even after the abolition of freight trains, and paint changes and roller bearing modifications were made, and finally Until 2008, he continued to play an active role.
--Further enhancement of the Micro Ace private railway freight train series
--Commercialization of Seibu Tom 301, which was active in ballast transportation, with new paint
--Preferably combined with A9958 / 59 Seibu E31 scheduled to be released at the same time
--Creating a new undercarriage with roller bearings
--The appearance of later years with the conversion notation omitted
--Equipped with cargo parts that imitate ballast (detachable)
* A separate locomotive is required for running (A9958 / 59 Seibu E31 is suitable)
[Organization example]E31 (M)
+ Tom 308
+ Tom 304
+ Tom 312
+ Tom 317
+ Tom 318
+ Tom 302
+ Tom 306
: A9958 Seibu Railway E31 type electric locomotive (E31) Late years (with motor)Bold underlined part
: A9559 Seibu Railway E31 type electric locomotive (E33) Late years (without motor)Underlined part
: A9959 Seibu Railway Tom 301 Ballast freight car New paint 7-car set
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )