From Laksam a branch line goes south to Noakhali. The freight train service collapsed under the road competition, the freight yard is now occupied by wild huts. Th... (more)
1969 built MLW No 2317 is the only loco present at the small loco depot at Laksham Junction.
Metre gauge MLU-14 No 2317, built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1969, calls at Srimangal with the Kushiara Express, 0820 Sylhet to Akhaura.
Metre gauge MLU-14, built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1969, calls at Srimangal with the kushiara Express, 0820 Sylhet to Akhaura.
Cycle rickshaws are everywhere in Bangladesh. Over half a million in Dhaka, alone! Here, a pair of them await business at Laksham Junction as metre gauge MLW 2317 (built Montreal in 1969) shunts a... (more)
The hostler pulls 2317 out of the Steamtown roundhouse and looks for the stop signal for the ash-pit from the man on the ground.
Engine 2317 is ready to leave the freight yard at Ghent. This locomotive will haul a mixed freight train to Monceau, in the southern part of Belgium.
Looking through the roundhouse window at Steamtown NHS as the Canadian Pacific 2317 steams past the house.
The Mill St. shot-new and improved version. (sunny, early A.M.)
Tight confines of line alongside road-these guys did NOT like us photographing. Designated heckler rides the steps.
Danville state hospital in background-crew chitchat on the radio indicated we railfans could check in there!
Arriving back at Norry, crew cuts off train and calls it a day.