History by Locomotive 356

André Kritzinger
 

History by Locomotive no. 356 - 2015
* The ancient city sites of Nimrud, Hatra and Dur-Sharrukin in Iraq are demolished by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
* It is reported that a fleet of 13 locomotives purchased by PRASA could pose a significant safety hazard to South African commuters as they are too high for local rail lines.
* The ensuing controversy results in an inquiry into the academic qualifications of one of PRASA's senior engineers as well as the dismissal of the company's chief executive, Lucky Montana.
Regards,
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978
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