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#1 Steinkopf

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 11:30 AM

Hello Everyone

Here are some Hi Rail Unimogs that I have built for my Legodtenstein Bundes Bahn, the first vehicle is a standard work truck that is used by track gangs for general maintenance work, the second vehicle is fitted with a cherry picker and is used for work on overhead wiring as well as repairs to signals and lighting, the trucks are inspired by the Mercedes Benz 437 series/ U2150 Unimogs.  

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#2 Tearloch

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 01:29 PM

Here is a version of the OTM Tracker (from RailBricks #6) that I modified.  I made it so the Hi-Rails will tuck up inside the frame of the truck (without dragging).  This allows for the use of the couplers on the front and rear of the truck.
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#3 Danger19

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 03:52 PM

Nice work, all 3 look they could be sets from LEGO.

#4 JopieK

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 12:21 PM

View PostDanger19, on 10 February 2012 - 03:52 PM, said:

Nice work, all 3 look they could be sets from LEGO.

I don't agree, those are way better than the LEGO versions ;) although I like the old 9V version rail vehicles.

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#5 lightningtiger

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 01:06 PM

Excellent work 'Steinkopf' on both models, plans for any others for your railway ? :wink:
Anyway, good job and Brick On 'Steinkopf' ! :classic:

#6 LEGO Train 12 Volts

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 03:13 PM

Excellent picture the unimog that maintains the power lines
Great work  :thumbup:
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#7 tatertots

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 04:49 PM

Those are two great looking rides! Nice work  :blush:

#8 Asper

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 08:16 PM

Great Unimog models! (I'm a great fan of LBB)

#9 MetroiD

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 08:23 PM

I've been a huge fan of all kinds of hi-rail equipment, rail trucks, rail inspection cars, etc. ever since I got this set back in the day, so it's always a pleasure to see something like that. Besides, it's a Unimog - and we all love Unimogs!  :thumbup:
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