Re: OFF TOPIC - more photographs from India
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Is it advertised as steam?
Coming soon... the water tower has already been restored.
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From: Hunslet <hunslet@...>
Date: 11/06/2019 04:50 (GMT+00:00)
Subject: Re: [LRRSA] OFF TOPIC - more photographs from India
Advertised as steam, but run with a diesel?!
From: LRRSA@groups.io [mailto:LRRSA@groups.io] On Behalf Of Michael C. via Groups.Io
Apologies once again for filling your inboxes with off-topic material.
I have been uploading images to Flickr...
This time from the Nilgiri Mountain Railway again and a special excursion train from Ooty to Ketti.
There are also some scenic views and a quick look round the town of Ooty.
Take a look if you are interested: https://www.flickr.com/photos/55958391@N07/albums/72157705106628152
Back in March I was fortunate enough to ride the metre gauge Niligiri Mountain Railway in India - it was a brilliant experience; scenery, steam, and stations with all the paraphernalia from a bygone era.
More information can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nilgiri_Mountain_Railway
Photographs from my trip on 2nd March can be seen here:
I also have a separate album of images from on-shed at Coonoor showing the amazing 0-8-2 rack locomotives under repair etc.
Take a look if you are interested.