Gorakhpur, India, 28/12/1993
Photographs of locomotives at Gorakhpur locomotive shed and a couple of trains at Gorakhpur station, north India.
After visiting the Saraya Suga Mills railway system the tour group were taken to nearby Gorakhpur for a visit to the metre gauge locomotive shed there. After visiting the shed the group followed the track to Gorakhpur station as dusk fell. After an evening meal they caught an overnight train to Muzzafarpur.
1-of-5) Gorakhpur roundhouse and metre gauge steam locomotives.
2-of-5) Metre gauge class YP 4-6-2 “Pacific” locomotives in Gorakhpur roundhouse. From left to right they are nos. 2282, 2245, 2243, all built by Krauss-Maffei in 1954, and an unidentifed member of the class.
3-of-5) Metre gauge class YG 2-8-2 no. 3735, built by Telco (Tata Engineering and Loco Co.) in 1960, at Gorakhpur locomotive shed. These locomotives usually carried smoke deflectors and look quite different without them.
4-of-5) Metre gauge class YG 2-8-2 no. 428?, built by Nippon in 1956, departs from Gorakhpur with an evening train. This is another example of the class without smoke deflectors.
5-of-5) Broad gauge diesel locomotive, class WDM1 Co-Co no. 17045, built by Alco in 1958, stands with an evening train at Gorakhpur station.
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