Duwag articulated car Model Trams

Overseas Manufacturers of O gauge trams

Overseas Model Tram O Gauge Manufacturers
using 1:50, 1:48, 1:45, 1:43.5 scales

O gauge is interpreted as different scales in different countries. The common track gauge is 32 mm = 1 1/4".


Manufacturers of ready to run tramcar models.

See Bachmann in the UK section.


USA Manufacturers of Brill cars in 0 gauge.

For details see Bowser in the H0 section.


Dresden car ETS are Czech manufacturers of a ready to run tramcar system with a range of "Oldtimer" trams and trailers and plug together street track sections and points. The trams are in tin plate and are 4-wheel cars in various liveries. There is a basic set of tram, oval of track and transformer/controller. Trams, track and the motor unit are available as separate items.

Further details and pictures are on the ETS web site.

GHB International

USA manufacturers in American O scale of 1/48. They make underfloor power trucks for the Corgi PCC.

Further details and pictures are on the GHB International web site.

For more details contact:

GHB International,
PO Box 4063,
Gaithersburg, Maryland,

Tel: (301)515-0182
Fax: (301)515-3190
Email: geoghb@erols.com

Imperial Hobby Productions

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 web site.

PA Heritage Models

USA manufacturers of a power chassis for the Corgi PCC (and also H0 track paving).

For more details contact:
PA Heritage Models,
R. D. 4 box 139,
Birdsboro, PA 19508,

Website: www.paheritagemodels.net.


Dieter Lehnhardt of Germany produces a number of 0-gauge tin plate models, which can be obtained individually or in sets with an oval of track and controllers by ETS. Current trams include those from Berlin, Chemnitz, Munich, Thuringerwaldbahn and Sächsische Überlandbahn. Further information on Dieter's website

For more details contact:

Dr. sc. techn. Dieter Lehnhardt
Wüstenbrander Straße 6,
09353 Oberlungwitz,

Tel: 0049 3723 65 47 0
Fax: 0049 3723 65 47 33
Email: info@dr-lehnhardt.de

St. Petersburg Tram Collection

Mr Leonid Khoykin manufactures an excellent and extensive range of O gauge 1:43 scale Russian, European, UK and USA tramcar, trolleybus and bus models in plastic and metal. Interesting tramcar models include Tatra, Peter Witt and Hong Kong cars. The newest release is a London Feltham tram in five different versions and a future model will be a London C class trolleybus.

All of the models are available ready built and painted, but unmotorised, typically at about £140 for a single-deck bogie tramcar. Some of the trolley bus and bus models are available as unbuilt plastic kits at lower prices. Mail and email orders are accepted with payment by credit card in US dollars. They also have a web site.

Russian supplier:

Mr Leonid Khoykin,
St. Petersburg Tram Collection,
PO Box No.16,
196158 St. Petersburg,

Email: sptc@1gb.ru.

Traction Scale Models

Traction Scale Models provide 3D printed tram models, mostly of Australian cars, in N, H0 and 0 gauges.

For further details contact:

Website: http://model-trams.com

Western Hobbycraft

USA manufacturers of a die cast mazac motorized tram.

The model is available with several types of motor bogie, DC or AC and the body is in the style of a St. Louis Car Company lightweight trolley in original or modern "stylized" design. Liveries are Chicago Surface Lines, Johnstown PA, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Prices start at around two hundred dollars.

For more details contact:

Western Hobbycraft,
309 S.72nd Circle,
Mesa, AZ 85208,

Email: WestHobbyCraft@aol.com.

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