Steam in Sandaoling is still alive. October 5th saw the following locomotives in use:

Dongbolizhan (open cast mine locos): JS 6224, 8173, 8190, 8225

Nanzhan locomotives: JS 8053, 8077, 8080, 8089.

They don’t expect any change until January 2018. The saga continues!

Steam in China: Sandaoling

Sandaoling open cast mine