Sudan Railways - sandstorms

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Sudan Railways - sandstorms

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From Difficulties of Railways in Developing Countries

in Japan Railway and Transport Review June 1997
Copyright 1997 EJRCF
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Single-track operation necessitates the use of tokens, forcing staff to work under extreme weather conditions<br /><br />Photo by T Hirose<br /><br />Photo by
Single-track operation necessitates the use of tokens, forcing staff to work under extreme weather conditions

Photo by T Hirose

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Sandstorms (known locally as haboobs) and high temperatures are a constant threat to railway operations in Sudan<br /><br />Photo by T Hirose
Sandstorms (known locally as haboobs) and high temperatures are a constant threat to railway operations in Sudan

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A non-railway haboob in Khartoum

Photo taken by Australian forces supporting UN peace-keeping operations in Sudan
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Haboob<br /><br />Photo by Squadron Leader Ruth Elsley
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More photos of non-railway haboobs in Khartoum
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