The snowy Taurus mountains make a nice backdrop for this mixed train hauled by the TCDD 56-009 Decapod.
TCDD locomotive 56-009 has started the climb between Yenice and Ulukisla on the south ramp of the Taurus line with a mixed train. The Varda viaduct is certainly one of the largest on this line.
TCDD Decapod 56-009 is hauling a mixed train on the scenic Taurus line between Yenice and Ulukisla
Anywhere in the world (and especially in Turkey) it is always quite dangerous to take pictures of military people. However, here the presence of the steam locomotive has made this picture possible... (more)
The 56-009 is getting prepared for a new day. This locomotive has been built in 1933 in Germany at Esslingen.
The line Between Erzincan and Divrigi is most certainly one of the most scenic routes in Turkey with plenty of tunnels and viaducts.
The freight train hauled by the TCDD 56-009 is no more far away from Divrigi.
The TCDD 56-009 (ex DR 58 2824) has been built in Esslingen in Germany in 1933. This engine is oil fired.