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While China is known for modern railroading, it also features some steam train and I was able to visit one on a May 2019 trip. The location is 3 hours outside of the Sichuan Province capital Chengdu and the railroad is called Jiayang Coal Railway.
The railroad was once built to haul coal and...
Nestled deep in China's southwest interior lies the Jiayang Coal Railway. About a good 3 hour drive from the capital of Sichuan Province Chengdu, this 762mm (2.5 ft) is one of the last narrow gauge railroads to still operate in China. Powering the line are Class C2 ex-PKP 0-8-0 steam engines...
In this video we see NKP 765 at her best on the Wabash Cannonball in July of 2015, these scenes were found recently and we thought it would be worth the time to make a post from four years ago reminding us of Norfolk Southerns former 21st Century Steam Program, that brought Steam back to the...
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