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Modified 10-Feb-12
Created 10-Feb-12
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Cars are very lightweight, but bulky. Finding suitable ways of hauling large numbers of cars has been difficult. A continental design used just 3 axles, articulating two bodies together. After a prototype of 1979, another 55 double units were introduced. Later some were renumbered for use to the continent (see http://paulbartlett.zenfolio.com/stvamatautic ) Damage to cars during transit resulted in modifications to have side screens and roofs.
PD Autic side 1PD Autic side 2PQ001A-B © Paul BartlettPQ001c-d © Paul BartlettRL1RLS92000 + 92001 PKA Railease @ Heywood Standard Wagon Works 79-08-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92000 + 92001 PKA Railease @ Kensington Exhibition 79-03-01 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92001 + 92000 PQA Railease @ York Dringhouses 83-12-03 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92001 PKA Railease @ Kensington Exhibition 79-03-01 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92008 + 92009 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92008 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92009 + 92008 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92009 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92014 + 92015 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92014 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett [1w]RLS92014 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett [2w]RLS92015 PKA Renault @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92016 + 92017 PQA MAT @ Hoo Junction 87-11-28 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92016 PKA Cartrain @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett wRLS92020 + 92021 PKA @ Reddish Standard Wagon 81-06-27 © Paul Bartlett w

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:3 axle, 3 axle double deck, Autic, PKA, PQA, Railease, articulated, car carrier, double deck