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by philipmartin
Sat May 20, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: Swiss train ride
Replies: 0
Views: 1234

Swiss train ride

http://youtu.be/eSMYwOwA8kQ" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by philipmartin
Sat May 20, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: Crocodile ride
Replies: 0
Views: 1217

Crocodile ride

http://youtu.be/5y_UKW9xyz8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://youtu.be/eEaAVglOo6" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; This Deutsches Krokodil lacks side rods, unlike the Swiss variety. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/DRG_Class_E_94" onclick="window.open(this.href);retu...
by philipmartin
Fri May 19, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: Manx loco.
Replies: 0
Views: 1199

Manx loco.

From the BBC. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xhHH41z-bq0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by philipmartin
Fri May 19, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: Prince of Wales P2
Replies: 1
Views: 1242

Prince of Wales P2

I don't know if this is news or not. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-humber-27503995" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by philipmartin
Fri May 19, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Amtrak
Topic: Penn Station Emergency Repairs: Trackwork, etc.
Replies: 664
Views: 147921

Amtrak to Grand Central Terminal

Amtrak is considering running three Albany round trips into Grand Central. Amtrak will begin running into Grand Central Terminal this summer, a Metro-North union official confirmed Wednesday evening. James Fahey, the director of the executive board for the Association of Commuter Rail Employees, sai...
by philipmartin
Thu May 18, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: British Rail class 58
Replies: 6
Views: 1795

Re: British Rail class 58

No, David. Both links were to the BR class 58' although the "Awful" link has a lot more information.
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by philipmartin
Wed May 17, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: British Rail class 58
Replies: 6
Views: 1795

British Rail class 58

I'm posting this because it is humorous, but complimentary to BR it is not. https://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3394711&userid=170374&perpage=40&pagenumber=2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; A Wiki article on the class 58s. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_...
by philipmartin
Wed May 17, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: Diesel hydraulics
Replies: 1
Views: 1367

Diesel hydraulics

Here's a link to the Wiki article on Vossloh diesel hydraulic locomotives. Being a North Amqerican, such engines are novelties for me. I got on this tack learning about rhe Deutsche Reichsbahn V180 locos. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vossloh_G2000_BB" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by philipmartin
Tue May 16, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT helping out on Amtrak?
Replies: 1
Views: 2336

Re: NJT helping out on Amtrak?

I've seen the wite train make the same move several times since I posted this, and Amtrak hasn't had wire problems that I was aware of. So I guessed wrong.
by philipmartin
Tue May 16, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: The end is nigh for 57-year old ‘Bubble cars’
Replies: 22
Views: 4594

Re: The end is nigh for 57-year old ‘Bubble cars’

I didn't make it too plain but the East German V180 locomotive was called a doodlebug, not a bubble. The GWR ran steam railcars. Here's a photo of one from Wiki. "Restored Steam Railmotor number 93 at Norton Fitzwarren on the West Somerset Railway Geof Sheppard (talk) - Own work Restored Great Weste...
by philipmartin
Tue May 16, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: The end is nigh for 57-year old ‘Bubble cars’
Replies: 22
Views: 4594

Re: The end is nigh for 57-year old ‘Bubble cars’

I noticed somewhere that a certain type of diesel in Germany i think it was, is called a doodlebug. The East-German V180 diesel locomotives had that nickname. Below is a photo of a Deutsche Reichbahn V180, diesel hydraulic. Thank you for the tip, Kato. Also a Wiki article on the topic. https://de.w...
by philipmartin
Mon May 15, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: Andover
Replies: 2
Views: 2342

Andover

From nj herald.com.
http://www.njherald.com/20170514/andove ... in-station" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by philipmartin
Mon May 15, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Western Railfan
Topic: SP 4274
Replies: 0
Views: 1867

SP 4274

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTeVkH3cOJw" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by philipmartin
Mon May 15, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: Steam in Bosnia
Replies: 2
Views: 915

Re: Steam in Bosnia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWdkT-KN6TM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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