Land Rover pulls train across Rhine

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.

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