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aikorob

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Loco Crash test
« on: March 08, 2013, 07:00:32 AM »
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jnevis

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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2013, 12:16:59 PM »
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What a waste of perfectly good tunnel motors :D
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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2013, 12:28:28 PM »
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an SD40/45T-2 with a wide cab? Guessing its testing for EMD's wide cab.

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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2013, 04:46:15 PM »
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The take home message for me was don't hit a trailer carrying steel coils. That thing went right through the cab. Yikes.

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« Last Edit: March 08, 2013, 07:12:57 PM by Dave Schneider »
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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2013, 05:01:31 PM »
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It could be much worse.   :facepalm:
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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2013, 05:48:11 PM »
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that's a good day at the office right there  8)
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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2013, 07:07:58 PM »
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an SD40/45T-2 with a wide cab? Guessing its testing for EMD's wide cab.

They were used for FRA/AAR testing/evaluation which led to the 2011 crash worthiness standards (notably, collision posts)

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Re: Loco Crash test
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2013, 10:54:08 PM »
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Interestingly at 5:38 the hopper wall expand outward while the coal retains most of its original shape in that slomo shot .