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Unused railtrack nearby? Got an old van?

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Carries its own turntable! :cool:

 

Rather than building that contraption, wouldn't it be better to just purchase a surplus Hy-Rail vehicle? You could then turn it around at any crossing, and also use the same vehicle on the highway, too... :)

 

For example....

https://www.customtruck.com/products/2018-toyota-4runner-sr5-4x4/?_sft_conditions=new,used&_sft_equipmenttypes=rail-heavy-duty,rail-light-duty,rail-medium-duty&_sfm_reach_ft_search=0+190&_sfm_price_search=0+699500&_sfm_engine_horsepower=0+600

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I think half the fun would be to build it for yourself.

 

(Don't try this at home, kids...)

 

Ed

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That's funny, I happened upon that video a couple days ago. That does look like so much fun.

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Don't do this on any rail line on your own. Go in an organized group motorcar people do this. Or you can do the Oregon coast rail riders but that's actually a bike b

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If anyone here has ever watched Top Gear, you might recall this challenge that they did in 2011:

(there's a bit more to that episode, but only those parts are on youtube)

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That's hilarious...amazing how they were able to produce that...just imagine trying to produce that in the US...only possibility would be thru use of lots of 'CGI'... ;)

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That's hilarious...amazing how they were able to produce that...just imagine trying to produce that in the US...only possibility would be thru use of lots of 'CGI'... ;)

It's pretty great. Unfortunately those clips don't show the initial assembly of the Jaguar "locomotive" and of the caravan train cars, which the full episode does. Great show, that.

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