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Nuclear Train Video
Posted by CMStPnP on Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:17 AM
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Posted by BaltACD on Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:31 AM

Those DODX cars have a tare weight of over 135K pounds and load limit over 370K pounds for a total weight on rail of 506K pounds.

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Posted by adkrr64 on Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:31 AM

Looking at the leaves on the locomotive steps and the tree movement as the train passes by, they need to do some tree trimming on that line!

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Posted by Backshop on Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:59 AM

Seeing as it was going to Portsmouth, it probably was for refueling a nuclear attack submarine.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Friday, October 22, 2021 10:33 PM

The yellow  USN  shuttle loco is very interesting starting at the 3:00 point.  Notice the small guide rail wheels.  Those large tires should make it easy to cross over any tracks.  Wonder if that could be a good loco  for quicker movements between various tracks ?

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Posted by jeffhergert on Saturday, October 23, 2021 2:07 AM

Ditch light out.

Jeff

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Posted by BaltACD on Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:35 AM

It would be interesting to see the Freight Bill for those shipments.

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Posted by tree68 on Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:03 PM

blue streak 1

The yellow  USN  shuttle loco is very interesting starting at the 3:00 point. 

Your standard "trackmobile".  It's a big one, but many industries have them.

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Posted by zugmann on Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:15 PM

Doesn't look like anything Trackmobile offers. Or Shuttlewagon. 

 

Anyone knows who makes it? 

 

Edit: nevermind, I watched the video again.  Boss Railcar Movers. 

 

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Posted by tree68 on Saturday, October 23, 2021 3:57 PM

zugmann
Doesn't look like anything Trackmobile offers. Or Shuttlewagon. 

Yeah, I was going for the concept.  

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Posted by Overmod on Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:23 PM

zugmann
Boss Railcar Movers.

https://bossrcm.com/

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