A DF class loco passes Dongjing on the Shuangyashan mines system. These locos were in the process of replacing steam here, and I would guess that they were older than the steam locos.
2-10-2 QJ No 3594 and an SY 2-8-2 are seen at the servicing point at Shuangyashan in 2002.
2-8-2 No SY 1102 propels wagons over the hump at Shuangyashan in 2002.
A welcome feature of the Shuangyashan system was long, steam hauled, commuter trains. Here QJ 6897 lifts an 11 coach train away from Shuangyashan at Changan.
QJ 6805 departs Zhongxin station with the 0657 to Fushan. This train has 11 coaches.This station is over a mile from the China rail station at Shuangyashan, but no passenger trains go between the ... (more)
Decorated DF4 7132 roars into life at Shuangyashan.
3594 storms up the stiff grade leaving the main yard at Shuangyashan with a train of coal empties.