Indian Alco

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renrut44
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Indian Alco

Post by renrut44 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:39 am

For hardcore Alco fans, India is still the holy grail

No Tier4 in India, Alco = smoke

For broad gauge locos this is a usefull guide http://www.irfca.org/faq/faq-loco2d.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Lots of smoke
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwa8jP9fa1Y" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZDL_nom5lw" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e__g6QWTazs" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Ghats
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8J57bJ2aIlE" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m_QVMX_V1Y" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLjwLu_3zHs" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Un9pm0evVk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCGExbdfZEs" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

renrut44
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Joined: Mon May 28, 2012 7:26 am

Re: Indian Alco

Post by renrut44 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:18 pm

Six new build 6 cylinder 251 powered YDM-4 shipped to Myanmar in June 2017
http://www.dlw.indianrailways.gov.in/vi ... EB7.web107" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Current DLW catalogue http://www.dlw.indianrailways.gov.in/vi ... 94,668,669" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
WDS6ADT and YDM-4 are 6 cylinder 251 powered

mtuandrew
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Re: Indian Alco

Post by mtuandrew » Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:24 pm

renrut44 wrote:Six new build 6 cylinder 251 powered YDM-4 shipped to Myanmar in June 2017
http://www.dlw.indianrailways.gov.in/vi ... EB7.web107" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Current DLW catalogue http://www.dlw.indianrailways.gov.in/vi ... 94,668,669" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
WDS6ADT and YDM-4 are 6 cylinder 251 powered
I'm imagining the WDS6ADT in Milwaukee paint, and it's a good look. (Who needs an SDL39 anyway?)

renrut44
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Joined: Mon May 28, 2012 7:26 am

Re: Indian Alco

Post by renrut44 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:35 pm

Third tranche of six 251 powered YDM-4 delivered in March

http://www.financialexpress.com/infrast ... w/1106049/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/trac ... -over.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

18 units numbered DF1362-DF1369

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