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R L Smith

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Re: Trailers spanning flats
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2014, 09:50:04 PM »
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I hadn't been paying that much attention to the trailer-on-flats that roll by my office window lately, but after seeing this thread I started looking at them more closely.  Sho 'nuff, the trailing cars on a train today were a pair of flats with 3 long UPS trailers.  It was past me before I could look for a drawbar compared to a coupler though.

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Re: Trailers spanning flats
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2014, 12:45:51 AM »
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As far as I know all of the Triple-45s have drawbars.  The cost of an unwanted uncoupling is simply too high.
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Re: Trailers spanning flats
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2014, 03:34:32 PM »
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There is also the drawbarred connected RTTX flats. So quad 45 or Six 28s.