Another photo of the damaged GP35 No 2620 at Victorville, CA. The other 3 units behind it all had bodyside damage but nothing like as bad.
3 QJ 2-10-2 locos head for the loco shed at Dongsheng as commuters head home in bright evening sunshine. Note the frozen river which they cross on their way home.
QJ No 6286, unusually with a white painted smokebox, prepares to load it`s train at Daliuta mine. It must keep the speed to around half mph to load the wagons on the move.
QJ 2-10-2 No 6018 is hard at work with a coal train near the famous Singing Sands Viaduct on a freezing cold January day in 2001. Can anyone translate the writing?
5 feet 6 inch gauge MLW no 6303 has to wait for track work to finish before it can leave the loco shed at Khulna. Note the bare feet in the track gang. The loco was built in Montreal in 1981
2 tiny electric locos are at work at Fuli mine, Hegang, with various loads including wooden pit props.
3 East German built LEW BoBo locos stand outside the loco shed at Pingzhuang. These are part of a large fleet of similar locos that work the huge open cast colliery at Pingzhuang.
Not too sure what was happening here. The wagon was loaded with a flaming load from behind the black doors (top right), then it would propel to the bottom of the chimney to unload. The driver had ... (more)
Very different types of power at Qitaihe in 2002, but which is newer is debatable!
Emerging from the morning mist at Karwan Bazar was my first sight of a Biswa Ijtema train. An amazing scene as the whole train seemed to be alive! The noise of the excited passengers grew as the t... (more)
MLW class M4s at Galle loco shed. 750, named Isurumuni, is turned on the turntable while 748, Walawe, rests in the shed. Both locos were built in Montreal in 1975.
EMD Class M2d No 628 arrives at Galle with the 1015 Matara to Colombo Fort. Most of the M2 class were built several years earlier in Canada, while 628 and 629 were built in the USA in 1966.
In 2013 there can`t be many places in the world with so many semaphore signals visible in one view. The locos visible are Brush M7 No 800 (left) and Hitachi M5 No 778.
Morning rush hour commuters cross the tracks at Colombo Fort immediately after the departure of an S9 DMU.
The new order on the Badulla line are these brand new 10 car S12 DMUs from China. Here, No 924 leaves Bandarwela with the 0810 Colombo Fort to Badulla.