Overseas Manufacturers of N gauge trams
80M Bus Model Shop
The 80M Bus Model Shop in Hong Kong supplies this plastic model of Hong Kong tram 38 in N gauge (1:150). It advertises Po Sum On Medicine and the model itself was produced as marketing feature for that company. There is also a 00 gauge version. The model has appeared in other liveries. In addition 80M sell Bachmann China and other Hong Kong tram models in various scales.
80M Bus Model Shop website.
Were German manufacturers of ready-to-run tramcar models.
Arenold are now owned by Hornby. For further details contact their website
U.S.A. manufacturers of ready-to-run tramcar models.
See Bachmann in the UK section.
Fathernaturetrees are USA manufacturers of hand crafted trees and resin model tramcar body shells, mainly to be fitted to Bachmann model tram bogie mechanisms.
See H0 page for Fröwis details
Japanese manufacturers of static plastic tramcar model kits. Scale is given as 1:150.
They are available in the UK from the Japanese Railway Society JRS at:
See H0 page for Lutz Hielscher details
Hödl/Linie 8 produce a range of Combino trams in N gauge
See H0 page for Hödl/Linie 8 details
U.S.A. manufacturers of New York Subway Models & Accessories in HO and N scales. For more details on Images Replicas, contact Jack La Russa via email Nji1@aol.com
IHP is a full-time hobby manufacturing and service Company, specialising in Model Railroading, specifically Commuter, Transit, Traction, and Amtrak trains.
Further details and pictures are on the Imperial Hobby Productions website.
Japanese manufacturers of ready-to-run tramcar models.
Düsseldorf Aufbau two-axle motor car and trailer car set at about £65. The motor car is also available painted as a works car. The trailer car is available separately. The truck wheelbase is slightly long and the car is a little wide, but otherwise it looks excellent. The Düsseldorf Aufbau had longer skirts than the more standard German Aufbau cars and Kato have used this feature to hide the wheelbase! It is available in a wide range of liveries representing varies cities, but some would never have had trams of this type.
A modern style Japanese tramway motor car and trailer set at about £ 32. It is thought that these two-axle models in the "Kiddies range" are not of any particular prototype. They are available in cream livery with red or blue lining.
Kato Unitrak, available from M.G.Sharp Models (see their website), includes suitable track for trams.
Japanese manufacturers of motorized ready-to-run tramcar models. Scale is given as 1:150.
Tokyo Toden Type 6000 series bogie car. A central motor powers one bogie via a worm driving down onto gears in the rotating bogie. Pickup is from all wheels and running is excellent. They can easily get round three inch radius curves.
Modern six axle two section articulated car.
High platform 1950s Japanese style two car set, comprising two single ended motor cars back to back.
American manufacturers of a line of traction products including operating N scale trolley poles, overhead equipment and body shells. PE Models also supply some items in HO scale.
Tomytec (some items also sold under the name Tomix) are a Japanese manufacturer of N gauge model railway equipment. Included in the range is a tram track system and several trams and motor units. Most trams are of Japanese types, but recently some European outlines including Berlin and Munich (shown right) have been added.
In Europe Tomytec are distributed by Faller. For further details see the Faller website where there is also a search for local retailers
Traction Scale Models provide 3D printed tram models, mostly of Australian cars, in N, H0 and 0 gauges.
For further details contact:
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