Rail Motor

Some articles on rail motor, rail motors:

Creamy Kate And Trailer - Background
... The CPH rail motor was originally developed as a more economical replacement for locomotive-hauled passenger trains on lightly trafficked lines with a low patronage ... enough power would lower the power-to-weight ratio and consequently defeat the purpose of the Rail Motor ... This meant that existing steam trains and Rail Motors would have to be alternated to meet service requirements ...
Adelaide Lead, Victoria - The Coming of The Railway
... In 1936 mixed train services ceased and a passenger rail motor operated ... closed to goods traffic and reduced in status to a rail motor stopping place ... The rail motor service was withdrawn on 5 May 1957 and the line closed completely on 8 July 1959 ...

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