Transporting rolling stock to and from your layout can be tough on our detailed models. The FreightCrate rolling stock tote box from Fast Tracks is designed specifically for this purpose. Laser cut from rugged 1/8" thick hardboard, the FreightCrate will protect your models against damage by cradling them inside precisely cut bubble wrap sheets (included).
Simply set the car onto the bubble wrap cradle and lift it into one of the pockets in the FreightCrate carrier. Contact with the equipment is held to a minimum and the car will rest in the box on its wheels held in place by the bubble wrap cradle, reducing the chance of damage when in transport or storage.
The Extra Deep style of FreightCrates are designed with extra depth in the car pockets for storage of unusually tall equipment such as wood chip gondolas, cranes and other maintenance cars or flat cars with tall loads. Standard height cars can also be stored in these boxes.
The lid to the FreightCrate is held securely in place by two "Key Locks" on the bottom of the box, preventing accidental opening.
This FreightCrate will accommodate 8 40' long (or shorter) HO scale freight cars.
The pocket size for this FreightCrate is 6.6" (167.6mm) long, 1.62" (41.1mm) wide and 3.03" (77mm) deep.
Computer rendering of the HO scale 40' standard size FreightCrate with EXTRA DEEP pockets.
The FreightCrate is sold un-assembled as a kit.
Cars shown in FreightCrate without bubble wrap cradles for clarity.
Laser cut from 1/8" hardboard, FreightCrates are very rugged and will last a lifetime. Your models will be protected behind two layers of hardboard and bubble wrap.
We recommend purchasing a couple of our Perfect Glue Bottles. These have been specifically selected to use in assembling any of our laser cut kits.
There is a two piece minimum order quantity for the HO scale 40' FreightCrate.
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