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Date: 01/29/20 17:49
The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: pedrop

Hi, we are under a big rain season in the southeast, specially in my area. Many railroad tracks closed due to the high level of waters and mudslides. See also my other post about this same theme here

https://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?6,4947628

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Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



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Date: 01/29/20 18:02
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: pedrop

A bridge over "Velhas" river in two moments. In a video today morning (1/ 28/2020) and in a picture of mine in 2008. You can the have an idea of the level the water reached in the last few days.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways

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Date: 01/29/20 18:11
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: pedrop

More two view of the bridge

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways






Date: 01/29/20 18:18
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: pedrop

Vale narrow gauge mainline is also closed due the high level of the waters.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



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Date: 01/29/20 20:27
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: gaspeamtrak

That's wild that the water can get that high !
I would be checking that  bridge really carefully !!!:):):) before I would cross it!!! 



Date: 01/30/20 08:50
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: tomstp

Reminds me of the Brazos River here in Texas when it floods.  



Date: 01/30/20 08:52
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: tomstp

Is that a duel gauge bridge?  Looks like it.



Date: 01/30/20 09:02
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: pedrop

Hi, no it is narrow gauge (1 meter) line.

tomstp Wrote:
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> Is that a duel gauge bridge?  Looks like it.

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Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
Minas Gerais Railways



Date: 01/30/20 21:05
Re: The floods and the railroads (Brazil).
Author: mrsaxtonsr

Those are guard rails on the inside of the road rails.
 



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