This rail inspection car is based on an Ford A model from 1937.
I believe this car was used as an inspection vehicle on the narrow gauge lines around Haivoron.
A Packard on rails. Preserved at the Winnipeg Railway Musuem (housed in Winnipeg Union Station) is this 1946 Packard which was purchased by the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway in 19... (more)
Erie Mining Company Fairmont Hy-Rail motor car No. 8440 is from another era of track inspection, and was used on the 74-mile taconite-hauling railroad operating from Hoyt Lakes to Taconite Harbor,... (more)
This rail trolley was manufactured in the Sri Lankan Railway workshops in the early 1980's. It is seen here in the Nanu Oya station.
On Haivoron's narrow gauge railway the track inspection team rides in style. Definitely a one of a kind piece of equipment. It even has its own turntable.
This motorcar was originally built as a ... (more)
Sierra Railway #8, a Ford Model T on a Fairbanks Morris frame from about 1922, rests inside the historic belt driven machine shop at Railtown 1897.
1947 Dodge Inspection Car 30 from the Milwaukee Road. I believe the car is at IRM now.
This used Ford Transit van has found a new home deep in the Romanian forests and has started a new life there. Difficult to imagine when it has been built that it would end its life on a forestry ... (more)
An old Ford V8 adapted as an inspection saloon on display at the Danish Railway Museum at Odense.
A scene in the Danish railway Museum in Odense.
This Pontiac was sold new to a grocer in Frederikshavn in 1934 for his personal use. Five years later, it was sold to a taxi operator in the same t... (more)
This 750mm gauge truck is on display at the railway museum in Riga, Latvia. It used to work on a peat railway at Zilaiskains.
Soviet built elegant car of type GAZ (Gorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod) M13 "Chaika" (inspired by the US Packard Patrician from 1955), built from around 1960, as a railway inspection car. Ins... (more)
Vintage inspection car: this antique beauty is not in a museum. It is still in the shops today and in perfect condition. I bet they use it from time to time. I'd love to see it on the main line!
Still serving the local railway, mostly for catenary maintenance (I have no idea what manufacturer made it).