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No.113584   [Reply]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7CedjmRg7U -- That Pielstick motor is playing dirty! A clag lovers' special, certainly.

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332198 No.113578   [Reply]

https://sites.google.com/site/soulorailway/home/system-1/the-caledon-train - The Caledon train © Charlie Lewis

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Without sounding biased it is hard to adequately describe the part of the world where I was born. Rather let the late Sir Francis Drake do it: gThis cape is a most stately thing, and the fairest cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth h

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No.113561   [Reply]


150m long rail? That's about 492ft as per the calculator.

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Why not? They're just going to get thermite-welded into longer stretches of ribbon rail, and Japanese railroading isn't really built to handle trains much longer than that.

>> No.113574  

In the countryside maybe
The standard Shinkansen is 400m long
And outer suburban stock like the E217 and E233 in 15 car configs is double that
Then there's the bog standard 200m commuter stock E233 and E231 along with older models

>> No.113576  

IIRC the longest standard trains (1,067mm gauge) in Japan are 328m long (M250 with 16 cars of 20.5m long). 150m long rails are pretty reasonable when you take an engine and equipment into account.

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87681 No.112475   [Reply]

The new Super Sentai series, Ressha Sentai ToQGer, is a train-themed one. Figured I would just post it here.

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>> No.112507  

I'm always charmed by the ability of Tokusatsu shows to look as if they were shot sometime in the 1980s no matter how recent they are.

>> No.112509  

I bet they were all shot in the 70s and 80s, but that it's taken them this long to air them all.

>> No.112510  

You can get this in English from the good folks at Over-Time subs.


>> No.112541  


Hopefully it's only a matter of time before it's picked up and turned into Power Rangers.

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>> No.112618  

Y'all did notice that "ToQ" sounds like 'tokkyu' = 'limited express'?

>> No.112619  

How about that. Puns in another language, you are quite the linguist, Pioner.

>> No.112629  

It was so blatant in the en.wikipedia article that even I could not miss it: "Ressha Sentai Tokkyūjā"

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Sounds to me more like Tōkyū, though Tokkyū is more intended.

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93294 No.113113   [Reply]

Gore thread?


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>> No.113250  

>>113205 -- No weirder than designing your dwelling to look like a train.

>> No.113253  

>>113222 the MM&A has been sold for US$14.25 million
Plus this means the victims of the derailment may or may not get compensation

>> No.113254  


>those poor fucks
>ever getting money for what happened

They'll be stuck in legal bullshit for years and if they do get anything it'll barely enough to cover legal fees.

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>> No.113293  

>>113253 I forgot to mention that the sale does NOT include ANY locomotives
All locos on MM&A will be sold later

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The Chatsworth wreckage stayed long enough to be tagged up by delinquents.

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Post 3/11

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>tfw 3/11 in Japan was worse for trains and people than 3/11 in Spain
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No.112262   [Reply]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaESw1o247s -- A five-fer-one deal from Germany, including an E94 (German Crocodile).

>> No.112584  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ1dZN5UDSM -- Aboard a Deltic moving at a good clip.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O6bMzZmQeI -- Aboard a Tc-class loco.

>> No.112945  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ohi1POMsf4 -- Amsterdam->Bruxelles (TGV Thalys) [1h49m]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVaAQcOy4Ys -- Amsterdam->Rotterdam (Fyra) [0h46m]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF6cDqDEU_s -- Amsterdam->Rotterdam (SGMm) [1h13m]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjGZvt4SFk8 -- Barcelona->Madrid (AVE) [2h30m]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu7AYYcefUg -- Kootenay Valley [3h46m]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYndt_Wq92M -- Timisoara Nord->Resita Nord [1h22m]

>> No.112949  

bump slack action

>> No.113566  

End to end on Ryutetsu's only line, the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagareyama_Line
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnmaB4_7qqk -- Aboard the "Nanohana" from Nagareyama to Mabashi.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w6-ie7P6-E -- Aboard the "Aozora" from Mabashi to Nagareyama.

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228590 No.113565   [Reply]


No.113542   [Reply]


If this works correctly for you (it didn't for me), you should see some 1930s steam in Norway -- in colour.

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that was really cool - those plows on the front are huge! thanks for sharing, love these vintage color films.

Pic is a snow scene from the 50s that was probably lifted from 1chan.

>> No.113564  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd88lJZ5NX0 -- Another clip related to the Oslo--Bergen line. The oldest part of the clip is from 1916. The commentary is in Norwegian.

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807840 No.113381   [Reply]

Lurker here, wanted to see if anyone could identify the load I just saw go by. There were about 20 cars that had what looked like trailers on them and they had power and utility lights in between. They were all labeled Norfolk Southern but only in one corner. After, there were about 5 cars intended for carrying large trash and stuff, like a flatbed but with short walls. Then there were about 10 flatbeds carrying various on-track maintenance equipment. Was this just a maintenance crew or is there more to it?

Also I apologize for my laymen terms, I'm not the most knowledgable on rolling stock identification. Pic semi-related, I had a question about that too.

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The other thing I wanted to ask was this: a few weeks ago I saw the two cars above and this caboose on a stray siding here in town. I was curious to see if anyone knew what they were all about. One of the days they were here, they had a sign pointing to the access road saying "Time to train" on it, and I saw a few fire trucks there too. Any ideas?

>> No.113383  

Posted my response on paste bin because I kept triggering the spam filter.. wtf?


>> No.113398  

Hazmat training, eh? Pretty neat, but that makes me wonder what's in the tanker.

>> No.113409  

>>113398 nothing but it has different valves to train on

>> No.113547  

Do these cars bear the same UN hazardous materials code as trucks do?

>> No.113562  

I don't believe so. There's probably some law about mislabeling empty cars. Anyways there's probably some training that can be done at the local level which teaches how to read the codes.

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214282 No.113558   [Reply]

http://raysheritagesteam.weebly.com/ -- Cop a load o' these! 'N thar's a railmotor thar!

>> No.113559  

Forgot to mention, the pic shows the driver's spot within an autocoach (a driving van coupled to a small steamer).

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