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Date: 06/07/19 14:30
Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: pedrop

Hi, today Rumo started the double stack trains in Brazil. Train D60 departured Rondonópolis, MT to Sumaré, SP. The distance from each other is about 1,250 km. 
Pics from Brado  Co.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/07/19 14:31 by pedrop.








Date: 06/07/19 16:18
Re: Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: 1019X

Pedro,
Is this standard or five foot gage? Where were the well cars built?
Thanks,
Charlie



Date: 06/07/19 16:26
Re: Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: pedrop

Hi, these are broad gauge cars (1,600mm) made in Brazil by Greenbrier Maxion 

1019X Wrote:
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> Pedro,
> Is this standard or five foot gage? Where were the
> well cars built?
> Thanks,
> Charlie

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/07/19 16:34 by pedrop.




Date: 06/08/19 04:53
Re: Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: acltrainman

Thanks for sharing this new service.

Stanley Jackowski
Valrico, FL



Date: 06/08/19 11:44
Re: Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: inCHI

Interesting to see. Do you know how many cars they are running per train?



Date: 06/08/19 17:02
Re: Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: pedrop

Hi, the first train run with about 40 cars, but only the first cars with double stack. It was a testing to check the new system. From now on, the next train will be all double stack.

inCHI Wrote:
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> Interesting to see. Do you know how many cars they
> are running per train?

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Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Date: 06/12/19 12:53
Re: Rumo railroad starts the double stack in Brazil
Author: atsf121

Neat photos Pedro.

Nathan

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