New batteries for ABN2194 [2012]

The old lead acid batteries on crew car ABN2194 had failed, and a set of replacement cells were sourced for this car. With the battery box cleared out, timber crates were manufactured, new cells were fitted, and the water was topped up too.

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Before the lights were tested in the workshop.

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Then they were tested out on the mainline on a return trip to Goulburn.

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Battery voltage and charging current were measured during the trip to evaluate its performance.

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