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The Mk48-403 at Szilvásvárad, Szalajka-Fatelep (Szalajka Lumber Yard) station

Photo by: Takács Bence
Captured at: 2013:03:23 10:11:08


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Tags: 334 Szalajka-Fatelep Fatelep Mk 48 kisvasút dízelmozdony

Let's jump to the Szalajka-valley, to the forest railway there, where some EU-money ended up in upgrading the track, building new platforms and introducing the second hybrid diesel-electric locomotive in everyday use in Europe. This one was designed by the same team as the first such locomotive looking like a starship , but this time at the Szombathely Locomotive Repair Works. They used the original chassis in this case. The platform is covered by small bricks directly until the rails, just like in Switzerland , though because of the greater operating speeds they left a small gap filled with gravel there.

Photo by Takács Bence

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