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These were the only trucks included in the popular MSTS Train Simulator game. In real life however, it is them who are on the train! Being cab-overs the engine is fully exposed to the elements toward the back of the cab. Is this smart?
What ever it is, it's employed as some sort of guard for a crossing a few feet from the yards on the CP Outlook sub. It appears to be a semi-dismantled crossing fixture, and I am unaware if it controls the cars or the trains.
TRAX cars are ussually used for MOW but this is one of the few, maybe even the only one used in revenue service along with the usual CN/IC/WC and NBSR wood cars we get.
Note that it appears to be a weld from two different cars. You can clearly see the differences on the top! Must be hard...
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