The European Railway Picture Gallery

Picture of the Month - March 2005

Photo by Tom Lahaye (
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Krivoy Rog ore mine (Ukraine)

An ore train of 1050 tons pulled by a 2TE10M on a steep incline (40 promille = 1 in 25) in one of the open pit iron ore mines in Krivoy Rog in the eastern part of the Ukraine.

The sound of the engines was deafening, even louder than a Nohab-GM sounds.