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 Posted: Fri Oct 21st, 2016 08:34 pm
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Not sure if this will not have been posted already but if you think four wheeled rail buses are a thing of the past then have a trip over the pond.

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_Class_142

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Help needed to find Large scale County Donegal Railcar kits ( G scale if Possible) can anyone point me the right direction please.



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 Posted: Sun Jan 8th, 2017 06:19 pm
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Check here:
https://www.gscalecentral.net/pages/home/
Seems that at least there are drawings.
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Looks like they're still converting trucks for dedicated use on rails:



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 Posted: Fri Jan 20th, 2017 03:09 am
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Nice find Eric :2t:

Must be a long distance version - it has a sleeper cab?



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 Posted: Fri Jan 20th, 2017 03:23 am
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oztrainz wrote: Nice find Eric :2t:

Must be a long distance version - it has a sleeper cab?

Maybe they store equipment in there, I dunno.

Even if it was purchased new I'm sure it was a heck of a lot cheaper than a locomotive and extra room was just a bonus.

Anyone know which railroad owns that thing?

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 Posted: Fri Jan 20th, 2017 11:37 pm
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Lokks like somebody's garden railroad, judging from the photo;)
Isn't that stacked firewood on the car?

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Who remembers the Rail Truck in Mad Max:  Beyond Thunderdome?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfwNkHTm8SM



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Must be a long distance version - it has a sleeper cab?

Maybe that's where the driver sleeps when running on cruise control:glad::):old dude:...Peter.

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Two more European VW Van rail cars;



and my favorite that I've come across, the Mini, in Canada, I hear they have used quite a few Mini Coopers for rail inspection cars, over the years!

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