C44-9W #9024 had better days. Today, assigned for a ballast train, it is standing by at ZSK yard, track 3. Curiously, all of them were overhauled by GE, in a maintenance partnership with Rumo.
Northbound MRS M83 featuring three interesting and distinctive GE models in the MRS roster: C36ME, a "Super 7-C30" and a C30-7MP.
Crew change at Km 198, Itu. Northbound empty U37 meet southbound loaded U70, with EMD BB40-3 locomotives.
VLi U37 meets MRS M84 at km 198, Itu city.
SD70ACe Demonstrator unit #7044 leads northbound empty train U61. This unit is rent to VLi, until the new SD70ACe-BB units are delivered.
Northbound empty U61 led by EMD SD70ACe demonstrator unit #7044, photographed at Km 198, Itu-SP.
Northbound empty meets southbound intermodal at ZSK yard.
Northbound empty U65 double heading SD70ACe-BB locomotives photographed at Km79, Canguera. The special blue scheme at #8335 is the "Proud VLi", meaning one of the best companies to work ... (more)
Northbound VLi U65 bring us a surprise: EMD SD70ACe-BB #8335 featuring special scheme "#proudVLi", photographed at km 198, between Itu and Convenção. There is only one of this model with this sche... (more)
Sunset in Itu, with southbound loaded X44 crossing the viaduct at Km 199, between Itu and Convenção.
Cellulose train L63, photographed at Km76, Canguera. From this point, train run to Mairink, from where it begins the trip to Três Lagoas, to be loaded.
Sunny afternoon in Canguea. What a surprise to see the brand new ES43BBi locomotives leading the cellulose train L63, from Santos to Mairink. First time photographing these ones.
Train C483 makes a brief stop at Tambau for crew change.
After helper duty, SD70ACe #7046 stand by at track 1, before back to Araraquara.
EMD Demonstrator unit #7046 as helper at train X44, photographed at Ibaté-SP.