RPOTD – Train full of trucks

I arrived at my train station today to find a freight train idle and sitting on one of the the station.

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I rushed myself down to the platform, extremely curious to look at the locomotive and the cargo.  It’s very rare for a freight train at a full stop here.

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It was a great opportunity to grab a few snappies.

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In the next snappy, you will see that there are many yellow and gray coaches. Whenever they pass, I always wondered what cargo was in there.

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This was my chance!  Time to get that closer look.

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Are those cars?!?

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So yes, they were coaches that were made to carry cars.  In this convoy, the coaches had Ford F150 pickup trucks and Explorers of various trim levels.

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I counted at least 25 of these coaches until the trail went out of my sight. If I read correctly, the coach can handle 4 vehicles.  So 100 in this train from what I had seen so far!  Quite a site!

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