Almost sunset and we decided to photograph one more train. Low light condition, only one chance. Camera set to manual mode, shutter speed set, aperture set... ready ? GO ! Southbound loaded X34 ra... (more)
Southbound X54 passes at track speed. We have only one chance to photograph the SD70ACe #620 as DPU.
Northbound tanker T57 arriving at Tutóia yard, led by brand new AC44i from Fibria.
Switching duties at Santos harbor with dual coupler equipped GE U20C locomotives.
Those ones are exclusive for these duties at harbor terminals because they can handle both broad and narrow gauge... (more)
Brado AC44i #9062 lead southbound X30, standing by at km 79, Canguera.
Every more present in the metric-gauge trains, the EMD SD70ACe-BB is becoming the default power for VLi trains in the corridor. For many years, SD70ACe and AC44i locomotives were the only option f... (more)
Reinforcements: VLi ordered some SD70ACe-BB locomotives from EMD. While the deliver is not complete, the manufacturer lent the SD70ACe unit #7044 in order to VLi operate at the corridor, between P... (more)
They're not the most beautiful locomotives at Rumo roster, but they're brand new (by the date of the photo, of course).
GE Brazil, 2016: The ES43BBi model, is the GE's project to modernize the m... (more)
AC44i #8578 at a glance: As the train was standing by for crew change, we take advantage and took some pictures. The protective grilles at windows are a poor esthetic addition, but, unfortunatelly... (more)
Build by GE Brazil in 1989, the 7 units (7201 to 7207) C30-7A, or "Quintellas" are now, a piece of history. In August 2017, all of them were scrapped.
The unique paint scheme, of course had bett... (more)
EMD Brazil build SD70ACe-BB, with eight axles for metric gauge. Unit #8383 led a southbound train, arriving in Casa Branca-SP. The four axle articulated trucks were developed by EMD engineers, in ... (more)
Back in 2010, when the first brand new AC44i units were delivered to Rumo. Here we have #9827 factory fresh, photographed in São Carlos.
Helper set N63 with AC44i #9910 pushes a southbound VLi train at the grade of Km79, between Canguera and Caucaia.
C44-9W #9024 had better days. Today, assigned for a ballast train, it is standing by at ZSK yard, track 3. Curiously, all of them were overhauled by GE, in a maintenance partnership with Rumo.
Northbound MRS M83 featuring three interesting and distinctive GE models in the MRS roster: C36ME, a "Super 7-C30" and a C30-7MP.