The old brazilian made GE C30-7A, a "Serie 1000" car made by Mafersa (under BUDD specs), and the BUDD RDC sits at São Carlos yard after a long run from São Paulo. The special train was b... (more)
It is pretty hard to see the old C30-7 locomotives leading trains nowadays. Northbound empty X99 arrives in São Carlos yard track 2 with veteran 9419 leading. The yard is receiving new tracks, due... (more)
Northbound empty X07 photographed at São Carlos yard.
Build by GE Brazil in 1989, the 7 units (7201 to 7207) C30-7A, or "Quintellas" are now, a piece of history. In August 2017, all of them were scrapped.
The unique paint scheme, of course had bett... (more)
C44-9W #9024 had better days. Today, assigned for a ballast train, it is standing by at ZSK yard, track 3. Curiously, all of them were overhauled by GE, in a maintenance partnership with Rumo.
Northbound empty meets southbound intermodal at ZSK yard.
Demonstrator units #7045 and #7046 photographed in São Carlos yard, in a rainy afternoon. Pretty hard to see both units together, since they are specially assigned for helper duties.
In a roster dominated by the high-tech diesels like the AC44i, sometimes we have surprises like these. A veteran C30-7 leads a northbound intermodal, through ZSK Yard. The train probably will end ... (more)