Kuehn Ř 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Kuehn Ř 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Postby CSD » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:12 pm

This model differs from model 32900 in that it has ČD CARGO logos applied. See the review here: kuehn-372-d-model-32900-t1374.html
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My only disappointment with this model is that they chose to use the same unit number as item 32900.
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Re: Kuehn Ř 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Postby JBr » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:02 pm

All the 372 class locos were transfered to CD Cargo when it was established in 2007. If you want to be accurate, you shouldn't run 372 CD and 372 CD Cargo on your layout together at the same time anyway.

372 CD before December 2007 - freight + passenger trains
372 CD Cargo starting December 2007 - freight trains only
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Re: Kuehn Ř 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Postby CSD » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:03 pm

^^^Thanks, JBr. I was thinking about back dating the CD logo on item 32900 back to the 90's era CSD logos so that I would have a locomotive for my set of Modist passenger cars with yellow strip. Would that work?
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Re: Kuehn Ř 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Postby JBr » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:13 am

After the split of Czechoslovakia on Demecber 31st 1992, there was a period of time when you could see loco with CD logo with CSD branded cars and vice versa. I'm not sure whether these particular cars from Modist set were used together with class 372 locos, but the CD/CSD combination could be possible in 1993.
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Re: Kuehn Ř 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Postby CSD » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:51 pm

Well, close enough. It does look pretty sharp with that yellow line going all the way down the train.
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Re: Kuehn 372 ČD CARGO item #32905

Postby j p » Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:15 pm

CSD wrote:Well, close enough. It does look pretty sharp with that yellow line going all the way down the train.


You can either wait for a blue prototype 372.001 CSD version (promissed for 2012) or wash the CD logos from the model and add CSD oval logo.
Mixing CD and CSD would not be a good idea. Although there was a period of a month or two in 1993 when both logos were used.
This particular CD-cargo (2007+) locomotive should not be mixed with CSD cars at all :)
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