Now earning its keep in its third country (after service in India and Tanzania), DF1356 opens up its ALCO engine on the outskirts of Mandalay with the early evening express to Yangon.
Between Shwebo and Sagaing, one of the daily Mytinka to Mandalay expresses in the charge of a small (6 cylinder) ex-Indian ALCO locomotive pauses at an un-identified station to pass an opposite w... (more)
With the unique design of a typical Yangon Circular station forming the background, french built DF1251 departs from Mahl Wa Gon with an afternoon commuter train heading into Yangon.
A Yangon Circular Railway train arrives into Pha Yar Lan (the penultimate stop) with a commuter train to Yangon.
DF 2052 is seen departing Mandalay station with the 15.00pm (6 Down) to Yangon.
DF2055 is seen in the new workshop at Insein locomotive works, The loco had a broken crank so they decided to give the loco a complete overhaul while waiting for the new crank to arrive from China... (more)
LRBE 8 is seen passing Bago north box with the local service from Nyaung Kharshe to Bago 618 Down, These locally built engines are based a truck engine and transmission, they are driven by the rea... (more)
FBC1 is seen in the new workshop after having a major overhaul along with sister loco FBC2, The loco was on it first test moving up and down inside the works ! I am interested to know if anyone ha... (more)
DD930 departs Insein station with a local train back to Yangon, Most of the local trains and the Yangon circular trains are worked by the French built AD12b's
DF1323 is seen running six hours late with the 58 Down train from Myitkyina to Mandalay, the 342 miles journey should have taken 21 hours !
DF1239 arrives at the small station of Kyauk Padaung with the 105 Up train from Kyaeni to Taungdwingyi, the train will shunt here for about 30 minutes before continuing to the next station.
DF1318 is seen in the heavy repair shop at Insein works Myanmar, This loco should be in here for one month on a M8 major overhaul.
A very rare view inside Ywa-taung works in Mandalay, Three different types of locomotive are seen here in the heavy repair shop from Myanmar Railways, On the left is an early Hitachi built in 1965... (more)