Friday, July 3, 2009

Caloocan Update - July 4, 2009

Photos of the PNR carriage prototype courtesy of Reese member Alberto Nual.

The prototype with the new livery.

The front end of the prototype carriage.
 Passenger door of the PNR prototype carriage.

Inside the PNR prototype carriage with 2x2 seats installed.
 Another view of the interior of the PNR prototype carriage.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

PNR DMU Test Run - June 15, 2009

Videos courtesy of Reese member, Juan Carlos Salamat

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part IV

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Caloocan Update - June 9, 2009

A PNR prototype carriage is currently being constructed in one of the buildings of PNR Caloocan.  Photos courtesy of Alberto Nual.

The interior of the carriage.  Seat base and airconditioning ducts already installed.  The PNR prototype carriage is currently being done by Sta. Rosa Motors.
Picture taken from the other end of the carriage.

Newly refurbished bogeys waiting to be installed.
Brand new aircon motor for this deluxe carriage.

Monday, June 15, 2009

PNR DMU Test Run - June 15, 2009

The Philippine National Railways  was tested again today, June 15, 2009.  The DMR1-ITR1-DMR-2 now has a new livery. Photos courtesy of Ryoichi Motoyoshi.

The PNR DMU at Pasay Road Station, June 15, 2009, Fourth test run. Second test run with new livery.

The now historic livery of the same PNR DMU. Photo taken last May 18,2009 during the second test run.

Friday, June 5, 2009

DMU Test Run

DMU test run conducted last May 18, 2009. Photos courtesy of RIHSPI member Motoyoshi Ryoichi.

PNR DMU at Tutuban Station. May 18, 2009. Start of the Test Run.

This is the second test run conducted by PNR and Rotem.

The new DMU and EspaƱa Railroad Station.

The new PNR DMU inauguration is scheduled with the month of June 2009.
PNR DMU at Pandacan Railroad Station.

Near Paco Railroad Station southrail construction depot.

PNR DMU at the Pasay Railroad Station.

End of the test run.  Getting ready for the return trip to Tutuban.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

PNR Caloocan Update

 Reese members Karel Brouwers, Alberto Nual and Brad Peadon visited PNR Caloocan workshop last March 27, 2009 and were able to observe and document the on-going rehabilitation of a deluxe carriage.
The carriage will serve as the model for future rehabilitation work.
The carriage will have reclining seats, overhead compartment bins, comfort rooms and amenities that will give Bicol bus operators a run for their money. Photos courtesy of Alberto Nual.