Japanese built tram 203 passes another (I don`t know the number or builder) on the Changchun tramway. At this time there was only one line, route 54.
Narrow gauge 0-8-0 No 31 restarts it`s train of logging empties at Liu Jia Tun with a train from Shanhetun. It had stopped here to pass a diesel railcar.
It is well below zero at Baotou Dong shed. The frost covered trees contrast sharply with the black body of JS 8329.
Junction without switch at the station Erlian at the border China/Mongolia: the track straight ahead standard gauge (1435 mm) to China, the track to the right russian broad gauge (1520 mm) to Mong... (more)
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.
A mother walks her son home from school, through the sidings at Qingqihai as SY 1198 shunts. Qingqihai is the centre of operations for the Datong Coal Railway.
DF12 0025 was pulling some of tankers, from Huabei oilfield to Renqiu station. DF12 is the last type of Chinese Dongfeng series diesel locomotives, made by Ziyang locomotive works.
JS 8288 moves off the servicing pit at Hechi, having had it`s fire cleaned. A group of locals prepare to pounce on it`s ashes to claim any unburned fragments of coal. These they will take home for... (more)
A tiny 4 wheeled electric loco goes about it`s business at Fuli mine.
SY1085 climbs out of the big hole at Pingzhuang. Coal trains are brought out of the mine by electric locos, but steam locos work cranes, as here, to move the track as the size of the hole increase... (more)