• General Discussion: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Equipment

  • General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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Equipment Acceleration.
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6 Replies 
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AC Traction Motor for Marine Use
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4 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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locomotive salvage yards?
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What does the throttle operate?
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helper [dynamic brakes]
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4 Replies 
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locoverter?
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oversize tank cars
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3 Replies 
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53 Replies 
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Railroad Locomotives - a new blog
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1 Replies 
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Stopping a reluctant or runaway diesel engine.
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6 Replies 
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The Caboose As A Workplace
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4 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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Alignment control coupled locomotive movements on NS
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1 Replies 
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Liquidated: Colorado Railcar, now US Railcar
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34 Replies 
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Alignment control couplers
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2 Replies 
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Solari Board Interface
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0 Replies 
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EMU and Locomotive Horns
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1 Replies 
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No "F" on Budd RDC units
by BobLI  - 
5 Replies 
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EMUs Vs Locomotives
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7 Replies 
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Passenger Car Door Indicator Lights
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15 Replies 
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no more passenger B-units
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12 Replies 
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Rader/Colorado Railcar and the Marlboro Express
by John_Perkowski  - 
0 Replies 
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Charging Air With Engine Throttle In 6 + ???
by .Taurus.  - 
12 Replies 
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engine slow to take off
by cottonx55  - 
1 Replies 
 1315 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
What do these freight cars carry?
by Yellowspoon  - 
6 Replies 
 2208 Views
 by slchub
 
Hep power on sw1500?
by airman00  - 
5 Replies 
 1680 Views
 by DutchRailnut
 
Diesel accompanying UP 3985 Challenger on Circus Train
by LJK  - 
4 Replies 
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ATSF 50' Refrigerator car question
by ssmithprint  - 
1 Replies 
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