Looking for old train car

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Looking for old train car

Post by Multipox » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:08 pm

Old dining car or even day coach with seats might do.
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by frank lee bent » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:11 am

There are a lot of wrecked coaches in the workshop area of the Central station. You could ask at the office there.
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:13 am

The front of the cramped cab is sheeted with inch-thick steel plate with two visors cut for visibility.
Steel fashioned from railway iron have been welded into a device not unlike the "cow catchers" bolted onto steam trains in Wild West films.
The heavy-duty glass windshield is punctured by a bullet hole while the steel cab doors and interior paneling are also scarred by recent shrapnel.

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ ... le-express
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PP Post 1994

"Each time they attack, I crouch down," said Em Op, 56, chief engineer on a Sihanoukville-bound train earlier this month"
Earning on average a salary of 50,000 riel ($20) per month, Op and his engineer colleagues do not drive trains for the money.

"I could not find the words to describe this job although its becomes my way of life," he said.
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by hiway5 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:26 pm

There are some along the way to Poipet. Or are you in Phnom Penh?
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by phuketrichard » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:45 pm

Used to be plenty behind the main station in PP. I used to wander around back there photographing.
Many were being used to live in.
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by lin.chea-ronh » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:09 pm

:oops: you looking big or small train rooms ?
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by willyhilly » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:23 pm

I was told most of that old rolling stock came from NZ. The railcard came from NZ. A railways man told me years ago that there was still a railcar near Battambang down an embankment. It was blown off the rails by a KR mine.
The kiwi coaches are built with a lot of valuable timber and some greedy General is hanging out for a big profit from them.
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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by Duncan » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:44 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:45 pm
Used to be plenty behind the main station in PP. I used to wander around back there photographing.
Many were being used to live in.

Front,,, East side of the workshop About year 2004



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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by Duncan » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:48 pm

Here's another pic with workshops in the background.


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Re: Looking for old train car

Post by Duncan » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:52 pm

willyhilly wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:23 pm
I was told most of that old rolling stock came from NZ. The railcard came from NZ. A railways man told me years ago that there was still a railcar near Battambang down an embankment. It was blown off the rails by a KR mine.
The kiwi coaches are built with a lot of valuable timber and some greedy General is hanging out for a big profit from them.
I have pics ,, somewhere ?,,, of the axle assembly which has Australia embedded into the axle casting.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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