LAND Rover has demonstrated a Discovery Sport 4×4 hauling three railway carriages weighing 108 tonnes across a girder bridge spanning the River Rhine, in northern Switzerland.
Land Rover pulls train across Rhine
Pulling power! No photoshop or trick photography was involved when a Land Rover Discovery Sport hauled a trailing load of 108 tons across the River Rhine, between Hemishofen and Etzwilen, in Switzerland. PICTURE COURTESY: LAND ROVER
In order to complete the stunt and demonstrate the power of the new 180hp Ingenium diesel engine, the vehicle was fitted with rail wheels by road-to-rail conversion specialists Aquarius Railroad Technologies.
Read more in July’s edition of The RM