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Steam in Kazakhstan

Real steam in Kazakhstan is history to the best of my knowledge but Torsten Schneider has sent these pictures from a visit in September 2003 which may be of interest.

Harvey Smith points out (15th November 2023) that this is actually an Italian made 'steam outline' diesel locomotive. This railway was formerly a children's railway, but this is no longer the case.


New "western" style steam locomotive in Gorky Park, Almati, (750mm gauge)

Unidentified dumped E Class locomotive at Turkestan (1520mm gauge)

Unidentified dumped locomotive at Turkestan and L 3363 (1520mm gauge)

Heating locomotive (stationary boiler) L3795 at Turkestan (1520mm gauge)


Rob Dickinson

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