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U500 galore.
As you don't see ten U500 together everyday, I thought I start new tread:


OK, they're U400.
 

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I just turned on the computer to post something similar. I saw two Mogs clearing snow in Heathrow on ABC. Good fun seeing our unusual machines on popular media. Almost makes one feel normal. I know it's all a fallacy though.
 

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Each year it ends up being a farce on our roads in the snow because county councils have snowplough blades distributed to some farmers yet they never call on farmers until its to late and then when they do call on some of them they want then to do a minimum of 12 hours on a pre defined route which normally means they spend >6 hours aimlessly driving along the same route not clearing snow because they did it earlier and its no longer snowing yet they don’t permit them to wander off the pre defined route to clear lesser roads that are still blocked!

And that’s without mentioning the droves of dumb drivers who seemingly in the space of one year have forgotten how to drive on snow or the capabilities of there vehicle in snow. :rolleyes:
 

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Heathrow in the snow....Looks like a normal, everyday morning at ORD (with fewer front loaders) ;)

How is Heathrow fixed for de-icing gear ? ?
 

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...and some screen shots from BBC News :
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Looks like those brushes are sort of the wrong equipment for the job! The 'upper' one is cycling up and down, apparently, and the lower one is somewhat(!) overloaded by snow! Look at the pile in front of it!

Looks like one good blower would really help out.

Bob
 
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