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VLI BB40-WM 6044 and Vale BB40-9W 1162 waiting at track #4 for a call to form the daily limestone train prefix 04 at EVP yard. At side, the yard switchers VLI U20C 3828 (fallen flag Fepasa) and 2513 resting after of collecting freight cars nearby.
Date: October 25, 2018
Place: Vespasiano, MG Brazil
Hi, while I was driving in front of GE plant today I saw their yard switcher in front of the main gates, so I took theses pics enclosed. The model is called GE244 because in the past it used an Alco 244 prime mover. Nowadays it uses a GM prime mover from an old G12. There are only two of them in...
Hi, I am a bit absent from RailroadForums. Let me update some news from Brazil.
Last friday, 8/24, I was driving along BR040 road when I saw a couple of GE C21MP been moved by trucks from GE plant in Contagem, MG to Rio de Janeiro port. The units belongs to Drummond Coal in Colombia and are...
I would like to invite everyone to visit my website about the freight railroads in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. We have one broad and two narrow gauge railroads here: MRS (broad), VL! (old fca) and Vale. It is necessary to register to get access to the site. Visit in this address...
Locomotives AC44i 3476-5 and C44MEi 3950-3 loading a train at Andaime pear. In the background, C44MEi 3939-2 and AC44i 3410-2 waiting to give tail help to the loaded trains that departing from Andaime yard.
FCA 6112 between a couple of "maromba" cars. These cars are used to switch on dual gauge yards. Note it has two different trucks:one narrow and other broad gauge. The locomotive is narrow gauge and uses these cars to switch MRS broad gauge cars.
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