After 40 minutes of hard climbing, the train seen near Jingpeng in this shot emerges from Tunnel 4. The climbing on the part... (more)
A pair of QJs hoist a perfect exhaust plume into the cool morning air as they accelerate away from Jingpeng, building speed for the gradients and curves that lie ahead.
After a meet with an eastbound a westbound glides downgrade near tunnel one.
After taking on water a crewman boards for departure.
Marching up the steady grade to Rushui and Jingpeng Pass.
After changing power at the station the westbound passenger heads off to Daban.
Jitong railway's westbound passenger train east of Chabuga.
On a cloudy morning a westbound freight is minutes from the summit as it enters the summit tunnel on Jingpeng pass.
Doubleheaded QJ march uphill in the early morning light at the crossing at San di.