Simplex Railcars

Paul M

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Wasn't it just a standard bus stuck on railway wheels? It was probably an excellent idea, ruined by lack decent money
 

Rhinochugger

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Wasn't it just a standard bus stuck on railway wheels? It was probably an excellent idea, ruined by lack decent money
More or less, but that was the point, it was meant to be cheap.

You're never going to get a smooth ride on a 4-wheel railway vehicle.
 

dunnyrail

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Wasn't it just a standard bus stuck on railway wheels? It was probably an excellent idea, ruined by lack decent money
Yes and no, was a sort of Leland National bus body adapted to run on rails as were the original Irish and many other Railcars. Indeed to be cheep, we are a ‘world leading Country’ on cheep;
 

JimmyB

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Yes and no, was a sort of Leland National bus body adapted to run on rails as were the original Irish and many other Railcars. Indeed to be cheep, we are a ‘world leading Country’ on cheep;
Except, by this time compared to other countries outputs we were not inexpensive, just cheap.