Torpedo car in Duisburg

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A torpedo car in Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Germay

On my night stroll through the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, an industrial heritage park in the Ruhr area,  I came across this torpedo car. These cars are used for hauling molten pig iron from the blast furnace to the next processing unit.

Torpedo cars in Völklingen, Germany

Some years ago I even came across a train of torpedo cars while waiting at the railway station of Völklingen. I was especially impressed by the flames one can see on top of the cars. Have you ever seen such cars in your region?

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