Friday, November 11, 2011

STEAM ENGINE TRAINS IN INDIA-BARSI LIGHT RAILWAY- memory lane -E.R. Calthrop (of Leek and Manifold and Barsi railway fame) 1897

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'F' Class 716 of the Barsi Light Railway of CR was earmarked for preservation-AT KURLA STATION -MUMBAI-INDIA

The 2 examples above show unused MG steam locomotives lying in the sidings of the many private sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh. Their future? Unknown..

An industrial shunter, numbered L-3 lies unused at a steel plant. The fate of many such industrial shunters is unknown.

barsi light railway  coach

1981 shot showing the original Barsi Light Railway writing on the car side.

G Class # 728 hauling a mixed train on Barsi Light Railway.