Some articles on rail motor, rail motors:
... 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 ... 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 ...
... In 1936 mixed train services ceased and a passenger rail motor operated ... 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 The rail motor service was withdrawn on 5 May 1957 and the line closed completely on 8 July 1959 ...
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