TITLE

Safer, simpler shunting

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Product Review
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates the RVK shunting adaptor, a wagon connector from Fiegl Maschinenbau.
ACCESSION #
59413157

 

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