SY class 2-8-2 No 1255 mingles with the local traffic on a road crossing at Tiefa in 2003.
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)
Decorated SY No 979 passes Diaobingshan on the Tiefa coal railway with a long train of coal empties.
My last upload showed two steam locos passing. this shows the transition between steam and diesel, as 0039 hauling a ballast train passes an SY Class just outside Tiefa station. Though this is sli... (more)
Slow departure from a tipical country station on last days of summer.
Early morning fog and steam create an interesting effect.
Graham Isherwood from Blackpool, England is practicing some international diplomacy by passing out some American Cigeretts.