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16 axle heavy transport..
« on: November 28, 2008, 06:26:54 PM »
I've seen this 16 axle heavy transporter from the Italian FS and I couldn't resist to model it. This beauty is a four large wagons convoy (length=8 or 10) that transports gas/oil, and even cement/concrete. It's almost finished..


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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2008, 06:21:19 PM »
It looks like a giant sausage. haha  How can something that long take a turn?

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2008, 06:53:27 PM »
It looks like a giant sausage.

* Igor makes "huuuum" *

How can something that long take a turn?

Probably it's for a factory internal railway and runs only on straight lines. Say, picks up goods at a point of factory plant and unload elsewhere, and goes back. It'll never run on public railways.

EDIT:

I think I'll order one... it's cheap:

https://www.ehattons.com/StockDetail.aspx?SID=16436
« Last Edit: November 29, 2008, 06:58:46 PM by IgorTekton »

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2008, 08:14:32 PM »
ehh!! you found the website, Igor!! I've lost the original link...

Back to the topic, I actually don't know if it exists or it's just a concept vehicle. I haven't found any info in wikipedia, railfan sites, etc... Anyway I like those strange vehicles so I can resist to see them in Simutrans... :)

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2008, 09:26:05 PM »
Given the huge number of Schnabel cars (http://southern.railfan.net/schnabel/schnabel_cars.html), I could envision such a heavy transport was done also on a slightly modified one. 16 axel is certainly not the limit there ...

Who wonders about curves: Usually loaded such cars are only on slected tracks with signal sometimes even removed and not trains crossing from ahead of course. Empty they can run at the end of a normal freight train.

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2008, 09:53:07 PM »
See the big sausage in action.. :D


P.S: It's not well aligned yet.

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2009, 11:00:58 PM »
This project was almost death because I lost the png, blender model and textures but I was decided to finish it, thus after a looong alignment process, here it is a preview before the release. I only have to balance some attributes and it'll be ready for downloading very soon.


Btw, do you think it should be electric or diesel? I'm not sure at this point..
« Last Edit: May 15, 2009, 10:11:57 AM by vilvoh »

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2009, 12:08:51 AM »
And here's a ten-pack of them:



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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2009, 06:48:56 PM »
Finally, here it is!! I would like to introduce you the flammable sausage...  :D

Now serious. It's an electric engine, pretty slow (vmax 65 km/h) but with enough power to pull the payload. It has a gear of 65, therefore it's only recommended for straight routes with as few curves as possible. The capacity of the whole convoy is 400 m3 of gasoline/oil and the price of all is about 38.000 credits. Enjoy! 

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2013, 09:58:33 PM »
This vehicle makes me a proud player of pak64. Hope they (pak 128 players) never get to play with a beast like this. Coz my cousin plays on pak 128.   ;D

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2013, 09:58:16 PM »
Hello Optimus Prime
Those Model gives only for pak64!

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Re: 16 axle heavy transport..
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2013, 10:03:41 PM »
Making a such wagon in pak128 is still possible :p