Steam train tour in Vietnam 2008

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  1. hanoirailtours

    hanoirailtours Member

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    During March and April we arrange for some EU group visit Steel Factory and arrange Steam train for them. I enclose here some photos that special in Vietnam because not so much people in Vietnam know that: steam locos still in use :lol:
    Visit to the steelworks Thai Nguyen and pictures of blast furnace area
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    Taking photo at slagtip
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    And at depot
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    Some where in steel factory :lol:
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    And tour with 030 (1435mm)
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    And other steam loco 131 (1000mm) this one made in Japan 1932.
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  2. hanoirailtours

    hanoirailtours Member

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    In the end of 2008 and 2009 we decided to repair this loco to server for tourist
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    This loco made by Gia Lam Depot (Hanoi Vietnam) special design by Vietnam Railways 1965
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  3. BARX2

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    Awesome pictures! Thanks for sharing. :)
  4. Mark_1984

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    Yes, they certainly are excellent photos.
    It looks like a big task to bring the last loco up to a working condition.
  5. redhorse

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    Yes, thank you very much. That made my lunch break!