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    Building a snowthrowing train for the Alps - video

    Building a snowthrowing train for the Alps. 4:23 video:

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    2,200 hp snow plow ensures snow-free tracks in the Alps

    76 tons of steel, 2.2500 HP and up to 10.000 tons of snow per hour - this powerhouse, the Schmidt Beilhack HB1100S, was commissioned by the customer, the ÖBB, in April after about 9 months of construction.


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