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In north east China, the Tiefa passenger trains returns at sundown to Diaobingshan on the 20th of February 2014. Passenger trains no longer operate here any more.
At the time the last remaining passenger train on the Tiefa system is hauled by SY 1770. Buses have since replaced all passenger trains on this extensive network and the once 100% steam operated r... (more)
KD6 487 is seen powering across the main bridge in Daiobingshan with a management special on the Tiefa mining railway system. The KD6 is significantly older than other steam locomotives now at wor... (more)
KD6 #487 storms into the tiny village of Wangqian with a special passenger train. This locomotive is a famous one in China as it is the only operable 2-8-0, the only operable locomotive built befo... (more)
On a icy January day, SY 1772 leads a passenger train across the Wang River Middle Bridge. This locomotive is one of the most historic steam locomotives in China, if not the world, as it was the L... (more)
On a cold winters day in Diaobingshan, a Chinese family plays on the ice of a small pond, with homemade sleds (made out of recycled metal and wood). Meanwhile, SY 1772 leads the afternoon passenge... (more)
KD6 #487 thunders across the Wang River Bridge with a special passenger train. While the Tiefa Railway has been the KD6's home for the past 8 years, the locomotive is a rarity in China. It is the ... (more)
KD6 #487 storms up the hill at Taiping Shan and will soon enter the only tunnel on the Tiefa Railway system.
Sunset in Tiefa finds KD6 2-8-0 #487 leading a passnger train back towards the city of Diaobingshan.
SY 1772 leads a special passenger train across the Wang River Middle Bridge on the Tiefa Coal Railway. This railway one of the last railways in China to feature steam on passenger trains is locate... (more)
Decorated SY No 979 passes Diaobingshan on the Tiefa coal railway with a long train of coal empties.