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She is tucked in behind El 11 2107 because of regulations on ATC. This photo is taken on what was the end station of Norway's first railroad, which was build by the English in cooperation with Norwegians. It goes from Oslo to Eidsvoll.
Here waits the Bm86 DMU set
from the danish club Nordisk Jernbane Klub. They are going to provide our
transport on Valdresbanen. We are here at Eina station on Gjvikbanen where
Valdresbanen started. El11 2107 with our train rom Oslo in the foreground.
At the enginehouse....
About the locomotive:
When World War 2 ended in May 1945 there were lots of German planes, cars and other kind of stuff left behind by the German Wermacht. Among these were 74 German locomotives of BR52. These were formally taken over by NSB in 1950.
Data Type 63a...
El11 2107 in front of the special train coming from Hamar (where the railway museum is located) with members of the NJK, the railway society. The photo is taken at Oslo S (the central station).
We went to the enginehouse at ndalsnes and found the locomotive being made ready for the journey up the valley with the tourist train. The locomotive is a type 63a 2770 (ex german BR 52.2770). July 2003, Norway.
And off they went up the valley. They gathered momentum to get up the valley towards Verma station. They cross Kylling bridge and go down the valley in order to gain more heigth before they turn up the valley again. This was a trip I did in july together with Per Roar Johansen.
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