Wongm's Rail Gallery » AK track recording cars

AK track recording cars

The AK cars are a set of three specially equipped ex-NSWGR carriages fitted out for track inspection and testing purposes. They are operated by the Australian Rail Track Corporation over their standard gauge lines behind hired motive power on a regular basis

Carriage AK 2383 now trailing the down train departing Melbourne

December 04, 2016 15:40 PM
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Both video cameras now in place on 8224

December 04, 2016 15:39 PM
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8224 at Footscray leading the train out of Melbourne for the second time, this time using the north track

December 04, 2016 15:39 PM
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AK cars emerge from the Bunbury Street tunnel beneath Footscray

December 04, 2016 15:39 PM
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Carriage AK 2382 trailing the consist this time

December 04, 2016 14:05 PM
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Only one of the two cameras setup on the front of 8224

December 04, 2016 14:05 PM
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Carriage AK 2383 with inspection windows at the tail of the train

December 04, 2016 12:45 PM
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Pair of video cameras mounted to the front of 8224

December 04, 2016 12:45 PM
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8224 leads the AK cars towards Melbourne at Albion

December 04, 2016 12:45 PM
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Alongside a big stack of yet to be loaded concrete sleepers

October 07, 2009 19:49 PM
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2212 stabled for the night in the siding at Inverleigh

October 07, 2009 19:40 PM
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Kicking up the dust

February 05, 2009 07:32 AM
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And headed for Inverleigh and eventually Adelaide

February 05, 2009 07:32 AM
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Passing Bannockburn

February 05, 2009 07:32 AM
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Passing Bannockburn

February 05, 2009 07:32 AM
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Awaiting departure from Gheringhap

February 05, 2009 07:04 AM
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Second person restoring the switchlock for the siding

February 05, 2009 07:02 AM
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Reversing out of the siding

February 05, 2009 07:01 AM
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Ready to depart, as the second person walks to the end of the train

February 05, 2009 06:56 AM
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The fog has cleared as the sun moves higher

February 05, 2009 06:55 AM
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Sunrise through the fog

February 05, 2009 06:52 AM
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Camera mounted on the nose of the loco, for the observers inside the train

February 05, 2009 06:47 AM
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The loco has been started as the crew inspect the train

February 05, 2009 06:45 AM
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