Saturday, December 18, 2010

Brazilian dual gauge

Locomotives BB36-7 720 and 715 with an empty train of covered hoppers, flat cars and 84 GDE class gondolas await authorization to go into Nova Granja yard on 16 October 2010.  According to the Railways in Brazil website, Brazil has 396 km in dual metre gauge and broad 1600 mm gauge, often called Irish gauge, with an extra rail. A photo from Minas Gerais Railways.

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