The 5300hp EMD SD80ACe #8080 led train X99 arriving in Rio Claro yard. The locomotive is being tested by Rumo, but probably they will not buy these 20 cylinder giants, due high fuel consumption.
Northbound train X99 led by EMD SD80ACe #8080 followed by SD70ACes #624 and 7044, crossing the old bridge over Piracicaba river, between Americana and Limeira cities.
Northbound empty X99, led by AC44i #612 crossing the bridge over Piracicaba River.
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)
Empty train X99 through Embu Guaçu.
Sunny afternoon... perfect to try a new spot at ZSK yard. And we did it ! The former light tower at the yard was our spot today, photographing the northbound empty X99 headed by AC44i #9056, and S... (more)