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MOC: Xm2/2 with Catenary Work Wagon

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#1 Steinkopf


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Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:04 PM

Hello Everyone, Recently I posted about my Catenary Renewal Machine and I thought it would be a nice idea to stay on the topic of overhead wiring repair and show it's workmate the Xm 2/2 Catenary Inspection and Repair Vehicle. This machine is heavily inspired by the Xm 2/2 units of the RhB http://www.railfaneu...m22_n9916_1.jpg and is also inspired by the 701 Class of the DB http://www.railfaneu...01/dbag701a.jpg . I have also added a Catenary Work Wagon that normally travels with the Xm 2/2 carrying spare parts for the catenary as well as cable drums, the idea to make this combination happened when I saw a model of a 701 Class with a work wagon in a Marklin catalogue http://www.eurorailh...All&stock=39971 I immediately thought wow that looks really nice I have to make something like this.

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View showing the test pantograph and video camera used for monitoring the catenary as well as the crew access hatch to the elevated work platform.
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In catenary inspection mode with test pantograph elevated to check the condition of the wiring.
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#2 AussieJimbo


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Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:13 PM

Another great model, Steinkopf.

That little loco is adorable.

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#3 Duq


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Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:39 PM

Very nice. The yellow probably works better than the red version in the Marklin catalogue.
If at first you don’t succeed, call it version 1.0

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#4 LEGO Train 12 Volts

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:28 PM

Another great MOC ...I love all your trains stuff!  :wub:
These things are missing from LEGO catalogs  :wink:
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#5 harnbak


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Posted 20 February 2012 - 09:32 PM

Very lovely indeed!

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