NR33 is due to go under the Oxy Torch in the next month. That's if it hasn't been done already. When I heard 2 weeks ago.Because, I believe the technical term for a locomotive that was buried under 3,000 tonnes of train is catcus, fuctus, completus.why
Because, I believe the technical term for a locomotive that was buried under 3,000 tonnes of train is catcus, fuctus, completus.
And the implications of having a cactus, fuctus, completus locomotive is you need to store it, when you could make a bit of $$ from what's left of it...
Here's the VicSig writeup on NR33 and HERE is the official NR33 thread. And even better, HERE'S the photo's from the derailment itself. Shows just how stupid some of the nation's truckies really are...
Alco957 curb your tongue an Alco and a GE are one and the same today, you can even get new covers etc for a old ALCO block that have both stamped on them, these are new ones not going back to when they were business partners. GE own the Alco catalogue now, they bought it a good few years back.
That is most probably why the NR's smoke a bit it is the ALCO in them coming out!
will a new loco be replacing NR33
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