Steam in Bosnia, May 2010
Fabrice Lanoue reports on his visit:
Kakanj - 62-366 was seen in steam at Catici waiting for duties between the mine and the ZFBH station about
May 1st, 2nd, 3rd
No regular steam on the mines (extended holiday)
62-638 (?) was seen in steam in SSL (Soda factory)
No steam activity in Bukinje except 33-504 in steam for a charter train Tuzla-Banovici (Astra Travel-Fedecrail).
In Banovici, Skoda 19-12 and 62-677 were 'cold' outside but the bad news is
that a green diesel is now in use for shunting here!
In Oskova (narrow gauge) 83-158, with tender 159 and 55-99 were in steam. In
the afternoon, 55-99 hauled a Banovici-Glivice charter.
Steam special Banovici-Turija with 83-158.
Late afternoon seen 62-638 (with plates 644!) with wagons between Soda Factory and Lukavac ZFBH station (junction)
Bukinje: 62-123 steamed for some some running tests with 33-248 under overhaul.
Dubrave: 33-236 shunted and left the mine (13.00) with a coal train to Ljubace mid-day and returned with empties.
There was a second turn around 18.50.
Sikulje: 33-064 arrived in Lukavac station with coal train from Sikulje and returned with empty wagons to the mine