Locomotive reserved for the HELP service to the heavier trains, still with the standard of painting of Brasil Ferrovias, but already incorporated the fleet of the company ALL
Build by GE Brazil in 1989, the 7 units (7201 to 7207) C30-7A, or "Quintellas" are now, a piece of history. In August 2017, all of them were scrapped.
The unique paint scheme, of course had bett... (more)
Back in 2010, when the first brand new AC44i units were delivered to Rumo. Here we have #9827 factory fresh, photographed in São Carlos.
C44-9W #9024 had better days. Today, assigned for a ballast train, it is standing by at ZSK yard, track 3. Curiously, all of them were overhauled by GE, in a maintenance partnership with Rumo.
Northbound empty meets southbound intermodal at ZSK yard.
After helper duty, SD70ACe #7046 stand by at track 1, before back to Araraquara.
Demonstrator units #7045 and #7046 photographed in São Carlos yard, in a rainy afternoon. Pretty hard to see both units together, since they are specially assigned for helper duties.
In a roster dominated by the high-tech diesels like the AC44i, sometimes we have surprises like these. A veteran C30-7 leads a northbound intermodal, through ZSK Yard. The train probably will end ... (more)
Northbound empty X05, led by AC44i #9867 photographed at São Carlos yard.
Intermodal L10 led by brand new AC44i #9877, photographed at the grade of Km 207 at São Carlos city.