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    FCA 8104

    FCA 8104 is an ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 rebuilt to narrow gauge by Progress Rail of Brazil. It is a BB40T-3 nowadays, but fca classify them as SD40.
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    FCA 8104

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    Comment by 'pedrop' in media 'Abandoned Tunnel'

    I´ve never heard about this tunnel in Parana
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    Comment by 'pedrop' in media 'Abandoned Tunnel'

    Very interesting.
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    Action at ENG yard (Brazil)

    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.
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    Action at ENG yard (Brazil)

    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...
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    Vale mining and MRS railroad are testing ore trains without crew ( Brazil)

    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.
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    Progress Rail black SD70ACes to VLI (Brazil)

    Hi, Progress Rail is sending four ex ALL SD70ACe to FNS railroad in the North. They were rented by VLI broad gauge system. Pedro ]
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    Vale rail train C199

    Yes, and we have a standard gauge shortline in the north. It has 200 km of tracks. It is out of service now. It has sw1200, sw1500 and c30-7's.
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    Vale rail train C199

    The train is meter gauge (1,000mm). The other track is broad gauge (1,600mm)
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    Vale rail train C199

    It was a foggy morning
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    Vale rail train C199

    Hi, today I found rail train C199 here in town. Locomotives BB40-9W 1167 and 1295 were in the traction of it. Here we see them waiting licence to proceed to EWL yard. March 19, 2019
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    Vietnam railroads in 1967 - an article in a brazilian magazine

    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...
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    Trains flooded in São Paulo ( Brazil)

    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 .
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    New page to MGR website

    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 I am trying to add as many information as I can in english...
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    The future of Tehachapi pass

    I've heard that the new high speed corridor for passenger trains in California can provide a new way to freight trains also and this could mean the end of Tehachapi pass. Does it possible to happen?
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    Another SD70ACe on the road (Brazil)

    Yes, the route has good clear for big cargos. In fact, more than dozen big locomotives like this have used tbe same route on trucks.
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    Another SD70ACe on the road (Brazil)

    Pics of a SD70ACe 7045 on the road been moved from Hortolandia, SP to Sao Luis MA, a 2,800km long trip. The Demonstrator is rented to VLI railroad, north system. Pics from
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    MRS ore trains (Brazil)

    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... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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