QJ 6631 is just about to enter the summit tunnel at Shangdian. The QJ's hauling the passenger were always kept in good condition and were always nicely decorated.
QJ 6631 is passing near the little village of SiMingYi with the daily passenger train on the Jinpeng line. It will soon reach the Jingpeng station. The QJ's hauling the passenger were always kept ... (more)
The line between Yebaishou and Chifeng is very scenic with quite severe slopes. An unidentified QJ with a freight train just passed the little station of Shinao and will soon enter the summit tunn... (more)
The nearby location of the Chengde prison made this a contentious location for photography. Police controls and even arrests were quite frequent here. For this reason, we rapidly change location a... (more)
Steam was still active in the Yebaishou shed in March 1998, but the DF4's were already here. A few months later, all the traffic around Yebaishou was in the hands of the Diesels.
Three QJ's are being prepared for their next duty in the Yebaishou shed.
A QJ has almost reached the summit west of Yebaishou on the Chengde line with its freight train. Another QJ is banking the train.
A southbound train nears the summit of Jingpeng Pass.
The harshness of the Manchurian winter in northern China can be felt in this picture. Fog, snow, ice, wind and a temperature of about 4 deg Fahrenheit, but the railway continued to work.