The next model I would like to share photos of is a Catenary Renewal Machine that I built for working on the overhead wiring of the LBB network, the design of this vehicle is heavily inspired by the FUM 100.046 built by Plasser & Theurer. These vehicles are used for either construction or renewal of overhead wiring, they use a Knuckle Boom which is fitted with 2 reels that are used to roll the cables out, the cables are feed from drums that are kept under constant tension to ensure there is no sagging of the Catenary wiring. This model was a fun and challenging build due to the variety of equipment that needed to be fitted, the trickiest of all was getting the right shape and profile of the Knuckle Boom.
Here is a rear quarter view of a FUM 100.051 machine owned by the PKP
Edited by Steinkopf, 17 February 2012 - 04:00 PM.