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Offline KiwiRail

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1470 on: February 10, 2012, 10:38:23 PM »


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1471 on: February 10, 2012, 10:42:29 PM »
I've seen that unit before somewhere..... Someone converted a "B" unit into a mobile welding rig... the opposite end's door has a set or rails above it and a welding rig rolls out and drops down to weld rails...
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1472 on: February 12, 2012, 02:59:47 AM »
Apparently, these are the new engines for the Wisconsin Talgo service that's being initiated...


I am disappointed. :puke:


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1473 on: February 12, 2012, 09:13:50 AM »
I'm going to go cry in a corner now..... that thing is goddamn terrifying  :puke: :puke: :puke:

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1474 on: February 12, 2012, 12:33:46 PM »
That thing is ugly.  Looks like they tried to make it aerodynamic then realized they needed an operators cab and put a box their for it. :facepalm1:

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1475 on: February 12, 2012, 03:51:23 PM »
Bit of a Shame, really. This company has made some decent-looking trainsets...



But no, they just had to go with the duckface model...



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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1476 on: February 12, 2012, 04:00:45 PM »
All it needs now is a set of buck teeth spray painted on the front.........

Fug ugly.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1477 on: February 12, 2012, 05:56:52 PM »
"Hideous locomotive design blasphemy"

That's just horrible. What's truly sad is that someone was paid to design it.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1478 on: February 12, 2012, 06:17:28 PM »
Looks like a Geneshit meets FedEx delivery truck meets F40 meets brick wall.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1479 on: February 12, 2012, 09:09:06 PM »
Huh...I didn't think they actually made polished turds...
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1480 on: February 21, 2012, 03:21:14 PM »

this came across my thread and i had too enlarge it. and it left me going HUH??

Narita Express, Ive taken it a few times and its quite nice.

but ya Japan has some "odd" stiff, like the  Odakyu Romance car



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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1481 on: March 05, 2012, 02:29:33 PM »
I don't know what they were thinking with this one...


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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1482 on: March 05, 2012, 11:45:34 PM »
They were thinking something right. That thing is BAD ASS.
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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1483 on: March 06, 2012, 01:17:53 AM »
-It looks like its wearing a mask from that movie 300!

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Re: Locomotive oddities
« Reply #1484 on: March 06, 2012, 04:11:50 AM »
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