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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

8135 leads the up AK cars cross the Tottenham Triangle towards Western Victoria

10 October 2018 13:41 PM
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8135 leads the up AK cars working through Sunshine towards the Tottenham Triangle

10 October 2018 13:40 PM
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8135 leads the up AK cars working through Sunshine towards the Tottenham Triangle

10 October 2018 13:39 PM
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8125 leads the AK track recording cars towards Melbourne at Albion

3 December 2017 13:17 PM
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Laser measurement unit beneath inspection carriage AK2383

3 December 2017 13:17 PM
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8125 leads the AK track recording cars towards Melbourne at Albion

3 December 2017 13:17 PM
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Carriage AK 2383 now trailing the down train departing Melbourne

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

4 December 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7 October 2009 19:40 PM
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Kicking up the dust

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

5 February 2009 07:32 AM
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Passing Bannockburn

5 February 2009 07:32 AM
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Passing Bannockburn

5 February 2009 07:32 AM
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Awaiting departure from Gheringhap

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

5 February 2009 07:02 AM
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