5 feet 6 inch gauge Alco ALU20 No 4410 heads north out of Samasata with a mixed freight in 1988. The loco was built in Schenectady in 1961.
Hungary received 20 of these handsome M61 locos in the early 1960s. Built under licence from EMD by Nohab in Sweden. Is it common to have cab heating from a radiator?
Metre gauge YD 2-8-2 No 520 leaves Mirpur Khas with the 1025 to Pithoro in 1988.
Metre gauge JDE-14 class No 2512 was built by Hitachi in 1980. It is seen outside the loco shed at Dhaka Kamlapur.
Steam hauled containers! 731 is a 4-8-2+2-8-4 20th class Garratt loco, looking far to big to run on 3 feet 6 inch gauge track. It is seen just a few miles from Victoria Falls in 1990.
Dabhoi Junction was a meeting place for several 2 feet 6 inch gauge lines in Gujarat. On our visit in 1989 all trains were worked by ZB 2-6-2 locos. Here No 85, built by Krauss-Maffei in Germany i... (more)
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM4A No 205 is seen being refuelled at Pathankot depot. This is the main loco facility for the Kangra Valley railway.
Yuanbaoshan coal railway had several JS locos fitted with large smoke deflectors, as seen here on 8418.
4019 approaches Rohri Junction with the "Sind Express" from Quetta. The loco was built by GE in Erie in 1971. The trackside sign, halfway down the train reads "Engines to whistle throughout the cu... (more)
Metre gauge Alco clone no 6213, built in Varanasi in 1969, nears Hubli with a freight in 1989.
DF4 5333 shunts brand new SS4 electric locos at Sujiatan loco depot in Shenyang.
Ancient S7 DMU trailers are propelled by a more recent S6 Hitachi motor car (at far end). Seen at Colombo Maradana on a local service.
Cheers! Barrow hill Roundhouse museum has held an an annual beer festival for the past 10 years. This year, there were over 150 real ales available as well as steam train rides. A really atmospher... (more)
Under a stormy sky, 4-6-0 No 1636, built by Alco in 1920, heads a load of sugar cane back to the mill at Ifrain Alfonso. Note the crew flirting with 3 local girls.
Vintage stuff! 1933 built 626 150, from private operator SATTI, with a train of equally ancient stock, arives at Lanzo with the 1330 Turin to Germagnano.