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Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 256012

Iron ore unit train with 330 loaded cars with 110T each one, with two more DPU units, this is the longest and heaviest train in current operations in the world.

Railroad: EFC - Estrada de Ferro Carajás
Locomotive: EMD SD70M
Location: Pedrinhas, São Luis, Maranhão, Brazil
Locomotive #: EFC 712
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 18, 2008


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By: Cristiano R.Oliveira

Added: Oct 18, 2008

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Photo ID: 245171

The Lötschberg Base Tunnel is a 34.577 km (21.5 mile) long new railway tunnel on the Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon railway cutting through the Alps of Switzerland some 400 m below the existing Lötschber... (more)

Railroad: SBB
Locomotive: RABDe
Location: Frutigen, Switzerland
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 29, 2008


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By: F.JOLLY

Added: Aug 03, 2008

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Photo ID: 242181

A last view of the fastest steam locomotive in the world, A4 no. 4468 Mallard on display at the National Railway Museum at the "Great Reunion" to end my series of shots at this great event. I hop... (more)

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 10, 2008

Views: 4,945
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Photo ID: 242108

"Handsome is as handsome does". The fastest steam locomotive in the world, 4468 Mallard on display at The National Railway Museum at York at the "Great Reunion".

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 09, 2008

Views: 4,168
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Photo ID: 241962

A head on shot of Mallard at the Great Reunion at The National Railway Museum at York.

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 08, 2008

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Photo ID: 241850

This brass plaque is proudly carried on the side of A4 no. 4468 Mallard, the fastest steam locomotive in the world. It lives at the National Railway Museum in York.

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 07, 2008

Views: 2,467
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Photo ID: 241832

I'm an LMS fan myself, but I have to say that steam locos don't come much more handsome than this. Seen at "The Great Reunion" at the National Railway Museum at York during the brief spell of suns... (more)

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 07, 2008

Views: 4,878
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Photo ID: 241736

The rain stopped for half an hour later at "The Great Reunion" at the National Railway Museum at York. Unfortunately, by this time, Union of South Africa had left. It still left a heck of a sight ... (more)

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: York, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 05, 2008


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jul 06, 2008

Views: 3,665
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Photo ID: 235327

The fastest locomotive of the world (357 kph) was in Switzerland for some days in autumn 2006. 1216 050 races towards Sion with about 160 kph. Just in these days, the engine gets a new paint sche... (more)

Railroad: Siemens Dispolok
Locomotive: 1216 050
Location: Sion, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 1216 050
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 25, 2006


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: May 13, 2008

Views: 2,676
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Photo ID: 233678

World Speed record's train (574,8 km/H)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV
Location: Embrun, France
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: TGV POS
Photo Date: April 03, 2007


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By: Rémi DAUGERON

Added: Apr 30, 2008

Views: 3,317
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Photo ID: 232643

The Empress crosses over the High Level Bridge in Lethbridge, Alberta, on one of her many runs over the bridge that day. The bridge is 307 feet tall and one mile and forty seven feet long, making ... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-4
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 2816
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 22, 2007


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By: Matthew Robson

Added: Apr 22, 2008

Views: 7,393
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Photo ID: 232255

This was one of the two locomotives of the TGV V150 that reached the world rail speed record on April 03, 2007 near PK 194 of the new LGV Est : 574,8 kph (or 357,2 mph) as can been read behind the... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 2008


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By: Beat Schneuwly

Added: Apr 19, 2008

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Photo ID: 227277

The World Speed Record TGV V150. At this point (PK 191,4), the TGV V150 run at 574,8 Km/h ! Best performance... And at this speed, it is an airplane noise, not a train noise.

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: World Speed Record TGV V150
Location: Passavant en Argonne (51), France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 03, 2007


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By: Daniel Minaca

Added: Mar 13, 2008

Views: 7,726
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Photo ID: 220138

The fastest steam locomotive of all time 4468 Mallard. In 1938, this loco achieved a speed of 126 mph, a record which has never been matched. It is seen here being guided into Carnforth whilst wor... (more)

Railroad: London and North Eastern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 4468
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1988


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By: Graham Williams

Added: Jan 22, 2008

Views: 4,532
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Photo ID: 219447

Just before the world rail speed record. Speed at the moment of shot: 538Km/h=334.3 mi/h but shortly....

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: TGV
Location: Deuxnouds devant Beauzée, France
Locomotive #: 4402
Train ID: V150
Photo Date: April 03, 2007


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By: Olivier Julian

Added: Jan 18, 2008

Views: 8,922
Comments: 0

Favorited: 3
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