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Alco K28

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My Aster/LGB K28 arrived today, and this part is included in the box?
Can anyone identify it please? Is it something to do with re-railing on the real thing, of am I barking up the wrong tree?
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PhilP

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Looks like a representation of a re-railing ramp to me.. :nod::nod:
 
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Alco K28

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Thanks chaps :)
I’ll pop it on!
 
dunnyrail

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Yup that will make it a Rerailer then. Used to return itinerant wheels to the rails by putting on the rail just near a derailed wheel or wheels, normally used one each side and succesful,in quite a few cases. Loco is driven back in the rails with a bit of luck.