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4 - MRS C44 3913 and 3906 are the leading units of train O382;
5 - MRS 3964 and 3922 ate the DPU. The separate the rion cast section from the coke section of train O382;
6 - The DPU unist at mainline seen from the road that crosses ENG yard.
Hi, yesterday I went to Nova Granja yard (ENG) near here to watch the switching operations of Vale mining M2467 empty train. Here is how it was done;Locomotives BB40-9 1172 and BB40-9WM 8671 leading the second block of the M247 train crossing the PN of ENG. The leaders of this train were the...
Hi, due to the risk of new dam collapses in some mines here, Vale mining and MRS railroad are testing to operate the ore trains by remote control system. MRS is adding the system in 15 AC44i's and Vale in 6 BB40-9W's.
Hi, while I was looking up on old railroad articles and news on ancient magazines and newspapers here in Brazil, I found this interesting article on the railroads in Vietnam in 1967.
The article is in portuguese, but the photos are nice and interesting to see.
The magazine is called O...
Hi, today we had a big flood in São Paulo, Brazil. The railroad tracks also were covered by the water.
The pics enclosed are print from the tv news here. We see a MRS train and a CPTM Alco RS3 in a flooded yard .
Hi, I am moving part of my website Minas Gerais Railways to Proboards. Its is a new and clean site with data on brazilian railroads in the Minas Gerais state. You can visit it in the address http://minasgeraisrailways.proboards.com/
I am trying to add as many information as I can in english...
The sunshades have been applyed to the AC44is only, but a few C44s also received them.
Actually, these sunshades are a protection to the windshields from ore stones during the loading process in some silos where windshilds were broken.
I have two new videos where the AC44 s have sunshades. Soon...
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