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Taiwan's Sugar Railways

Quick links to :-     Taiwan Railway Administration     Alishan Forest Railway     Taiwan Sugar Railways
Taiwan's Collieries     Kaohsiung Trams     Around the Island

Locomotives

3'6" gauge
11 - 17, Hitachi, 1967
18, Pacific Heavy Machinery

2'0" gauge 40 - 54, Plymouth Shuen Feng, 1948
55 - 66, FWD,
86, GM, 1954
101 - 166, Diema B, 1977
167 - 191, Diema A, 1979
109, 111, 152, 208, 252, patrol cars
254, Taitang Huwei General Plant Maintenance Office in 1962. railcar
259. railcar
274, 317 - 382, Steam
508, 509, railcar
524, Hitachi 1949, TSC 1954
538 'Victory', Hitachi 1949, TSC 1954
539 - 541, railcar
542, railcar
562 'Success', Hitachi 1949, TSC 1954
604, 650, 724, steam
801 - 854, Hitachi, 1967 - 69
901 - 950, Brookville, 1956 - 57
951 - 954, Skagit, 1960
955, Schoma, 1960

Zihu - along the line

Wu shu lin - along the line


Taiwan's Collieries

Quick links to :-     Taiwan Railway Administration     Alishan Forest Railway     Taiwan Sugar Railways
Taiwan's Collieries     Kaohsiung Trams     Around the Island

Taiwan's Collieries




Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail

Quick links to :-     Taiwan Railway Administration     Alishan Forest Railway     Taiwan Sugar Railways
Taiwan's Collieries     Kaohsiung Trams     Around the Island

Circular Light Rail, Kaohsiung

This may be the World's first catenary-free system, opened in 2013 on the disused harbour lines. 14 stations are open until the circle is completed when there will be 37. The trams are Spanish CAF vehicles in 9 sets, with individual parts numbered 011 - 015 to 091 - 095 with 15 more sets on order for the full system.


Around the Island

Quick links to :-     Taiwan Railway Administration     Alishan Forest Railway     Taiwan Sugar Railways
Taiwan's Collieries     Kaohsiung Trams     Around the Island

Kaohsiung

Taiwan Power Co locos and model railways at Takao Railway Museum.

Taipei

Tainan fortifications etc.

... and elsewhere


Acknowledgments, sources and further reading.

Citycat's Taiwanese website
Blair's Taiwanese website and click on 'Translate'



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