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

Alongside a big stack of yet to be loaded concrete sleepers

Wednesday 7 October 2009 19:49 PM
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GWA locomotive 2212 stabled with the AK track recording cars for the night in the siding at Inverleigh

Wednesday 7 October 2009 19:40 PM
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Kicking up the dust

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

Thursday 5 February 2009 07:32 AM
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Passing Bannockburn

Thursday 5 February 2009 07:32 AM
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Passing Bannockburn

Thursday 5 February 2009 07:32 AM
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Awaiting departure from Gheringhap

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

Thursday 5 February 2009 07:02 AM
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Reversing out of the siding

Thursday 5 February 2009 07:01 AM
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Ready to depart, as the second person walks to the end of the train

Thursday 5 February 2009 06:56 AM
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The fog has cleared as the sun moves higher

Thursday 5 February 2009 06:55 AM
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Sunrise through the fog

Thursday 5 February 2009 06:52 AM
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Camera mounted on the nose of 22 class locomotive, for the observers inside the train

On a westbound AK track inspection cars run

Thursday 5 February 2009 06:47 AM
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The loco has been started as the crew inspect the train

Thursday 5 February 2009 06:45 AM
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The next morning with fog blanketing the area

Thursday 5 February 2009 06:30 AM
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Ex-NSWGR 422 class diesel 2210 shut down for the night at Gheringhap

On a westbound AK Cars inspection run

Wednesday 4 February 2009 21:04 PM
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An eerie glow from underneath

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:56 PM
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Looking down car AK 2384

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:55 PM
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Observation end of AK 2382

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:53 PM
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The moon is out

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:52 PM
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Shiny stainless steel

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:52 PM
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Tail end of the train as sun sets

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:51 PM
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Looking over the remains of Gheringhap yard

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:50 PM
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Facilities car AK 2382

Wednesday 4 February 2009 20:48 PM
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