The locomotive N°71 has been built by Haine Saint Pierre in Belgium in 1955.
The 2-8-2 N°51 built by Jung in Germany in 1955 (we have the same age!) is leaving Amman with a short train to Qasir.
Nos. 71 and 85 parked outside the shed at Amman. Both these are apparently serviceable, but sadly, they were not in steam that day.
A diesel loco starts to move around the yard in rteadiness to work the train of the day over the Hedjaz Railway. The station manager and an observer look on.
Built by Jung in 1955, Jordan Railways 51 is one of a small number of locos kept for special trains on the Hedjaz railway between Amman and Damscus in Syria. It is seen here at rest in the yard at... (more)