Diesel in Khartoum

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Diesel in Khartoum

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Photo accompanying a non-railway-related article in Al Arabiya 04 November 2011 - http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2011/ ... 75465.html
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Southern Sudanese people carry their luggage to a train before travelling to South Sudan, in Khartoum. (Reuters)
Southern Sudanese people carry their luggage to a train before travelling to South Sudan, in Khartoum. (Reuters)
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great picture. Chinese diesel? Is that metre gauge?
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I think it's Chinese. Gauge is Cape Gauge, 3' 6".
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A lightweight SDD1a from CSR Ziyang, Cat 3512B @ 1800HP, 81 Tonnes

Propaganda sheet from CSR's Canadian agent
http://lawrenceavenue.org/download/CSR_ziyang.pdf
Ignore the reference to 4 SDD8's for Brazil, this is a Porky Pie, there were only 2, renumbered prior to arrival in Brazil
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Thanks Mel. Would be interesting to model all the new Sudan locomotives.
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