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Archive for January, 2011

Nach Monaten der Prüfung, startete am 08.01.2011 der touristischen Rest des Patagonieexpress in eine neue Saison. Etwa 30 Passagiere, darunter eine englische Reisegruppe, nahmen an diesem Event teil. Der Zug fuhr bis Viedma, wo die Fahrgäste am Nachmittag mit Bussen zu den Höhlenmalereien, zu Wildbeobachtungen und zu einem Picknick fuhren. Danach ging es ebenfalls mit [...]

JiTong Steam Festival 2010/2011

The two engines QJ 7038 and QJ 7119 were used between Daban and Haoluku from December 31 to January 5. This was the JiTong Steam festival 2010/2011. Fortunately the locos where not decorated, but the train was much too light and too short to recall the golden days. It seems to be the last steam [...]

Here are some photo’s that I had uploaded

QJs at Dahushan, October 2005

Dahushan, 23rd October 2005 – QJs noted on LCGB/IRS visit following information on Japanese web site. Inside depot:  6575, 6728 In depot yard: 6280, 6410, 6411, 6416, 6417, 6464, 6655, 6677, 6679, 6725, 6752, 6754, 6770, 6886, 6889, 7086, 7101, 7113, 7115 i.e. 21 QJs all corresponding to Duncan Cotterill’s Locomotive List, Dahushan Area, DP, [...]

Ronald Olsen berichtet: Es sieht so aus, dass die meisten, wenn nicht gar alle der 20 in Dahu Shan abgestellten QJ wieder aufgearbeitet werden sollen (Stand der Info 6.1.2011). Man plant, alle in Dahu Shan abgestellten Lokomotiven bis Ende Januar nach Da’an Bei zu bringen. Die Kontaktperson kennt die Nummern der beiden bereits nach Da’an [...]

QJs for restoration II

Ronald Olsen reports: “it appears that most, if not all, of the 20 QJ’s stored at Dahu Shan will be returned to operation (information as of January 6, 2011). The plan is to have all of the locomotives moved to Da’An Bei by the end of January for restoration. The contact person does not know [...]

Hi, Editing took a long time, but the reports from the Farrail trip to Bosnia in April 2010 are finally online, enjoy! Steam in Bosnia 2010 – 1: Arrival (50 p.) Steam in Bosnia 2010 – 2: Kakanj I – Hadzi, Puppies and the American (50 p.) Steam in Bosnia 2010 – 3: Kakanj II [...]

Hallo! Nach langer Bearbeitungszeit sind meine Berichte der Bosnienreise mit Farrail-Tours nun online, viel Spaß beim Schmökern! Dampf in Bosnien 2010 – 1: Ankunft (50 B.) Dampf in Bosnien 2010 – 2: Kakanj I – Hadzi, Welpen und die Amerikanerin (50 B.) Dampf in Bosnien 2010 – 3: Kakanj II – Über Nacht (50 B.) [...]

The day before yesterday the management of the Huanan narrow gauge railway decided to give up the battle against the deep snow. They tried to clear the line for almost two weeks, but cuttings which have been cleared during the day where full of snow the next morning again. After more than a week shovelling [...]

Xingyang narrow gauge railway

There are rumours about the complete closure of this line. At the telephone the manager of the line said that they’ll have their annual new year’s meeting after Chinese new year. They will make a decision about the railway on this meeting. There is an investor (a larger company) who want to buy the brickworks, [...]

Xingyang Schmalspurbahn

Es gibt Gerüchte über die komplette Einstellung der Ziegeleibahn. Bei einem Telefonat mit dem Manager der Bahn stellte sich jedoch heraus, dass die Entscheidung darüber noch nicht gefallen ist. Es gibt einen Interessenten, eine größere Firma, die die Ziegelei kaufen möchte. Auf dem jährlichen großen Neujahrsmeeting, immer nach chinesisch Neujahr, wird eine Entscheidung fallen. Noch [...]

A new QJ-destination?

I got some exiting news from Ronald Olsen: “As you know, I reported to you through my Factory 701 contacts some recent good news. Jinzhou Railway Bureau sent some men from 701 to look at 20 QJ’s (twenty) stored at Dahu Shan, near Shenyang. This was driven (I was told) by Anshan Steel, which needs [...]