Surrounded by rocky walls, northbound J679 run from Ribeirão Preto to Jardinópolis, led by SD70ACe-BB #8390
Northbound empy J679 departing Jardinópolis yard double heading EMD SD70ACe-BB locomotives.
Some old C30-7 locomotives awaiting their fate, while a modern SD70ACe arrives with intermodal C62 at Tutóia yard for crew change.
Northbound empty X63 standing by at Tutóia yard. The Araraquara city can be see at background.
Dynamic brakes at will: Northbound empty F65 at the grade of Km 232 between Tamoio and Ouro yards.
Above the Rails: Northbound F65 prepares to obey speed restrictions at urban area, aproaching Ibaté city.
Southbound loaded L22 at the grade of Km 207 with Fibria AC44i #8423.
Above the Rails: Southbound loaded X64 beats the grade of Km 207. The SD70ACe is the DPU and the C44-9WM the helper.
The EMDomination (but, no): They're not the favorite locomotives among engineers and mechanic teams. Only 7 units are now operating, since all of the Eldorado SD70ACe locomotives were retired. Mos... (more)
Notch 8, sand at will: SD70ACe #620 and a veteran C30-7 are the power for helper, pushing the southbound loaded train through the grades between Canguera and Caucaia.
Helper set N53 with SD70ACe in ALL colors standing by at Km 76.
AC44i #8320 leads a northbound empty X61 arriving in Canguera.
After the southbound U70 clears the x-over, tanker train T51 prepares to depart, to proceed though Paulinia yard, before reaches the Replan yard, to be loaded.
Northbound empty train led by AC44i #8292, photographed at Km 171 between Eng. Acrísio and Catarina yards. Pretty similar to a drone shot, this one was made using a focal lenght of 200mm, and a tr... (more)
Brand new AC44i #9882 still clean and shine lead a northbound empty train, photographed at Araraquara yard. In this photo we have the two "phases" of Rumo paint scheme. The lead unit is ... (more)