A steam train in the rain and sun how fun.

Started Oct 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Paul Petersen
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Re: A steam train in the rain and sun how fun.
In reply to schaki, Oct 22, 2012

Actually the Diesel Locomotive is the silver Amtrak unit behind the tenders.  It is required to be along to provide Hotel Electric Power to the cars. It also is a nice safety to provide dynamic braking on hills and back up power.  The Steam Locomotive is equipped with Multiple Unit controller to remotely operate it.

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