Africa

Thanks to Daniel Osborne for the recent additions.

Algeria:

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RSC3 040DG1-2 78465-78466
RSC3 040DG3-5 78542-78544


Nigeria:

MX615 1701-1754 6056-01/-54

Nigeria 1720 before shipping to Africa

MLW photo


Sierra Leone:

Sierre Leone Development Corporation/Marampa Mineral Railway (1076 mm)

road no. builder b/n year
model engine hp
201 ALCo 3377.01 1964 Co-Co


202-204 MLW M6039.01 - 03 1970 Co-Co DL543 12-251C 1491 kW

Note: 201 is withdrawn.

leone.jpg An MMR DL543 is lowered to the trucks at MLW, 1970. Note the low alligator-style nose.

photo from an MLW ad, scan by Ricardo Barradas


Tanzania:

DL535A/RSD30 7301-7315 6026-01/-15
MX620 8821-8835 6111-01/-15

Tanzania 8826 with a freight.

MLW photo


Zaire (Congo)

railway road no. builder year model
engine hp weight length
Bas Congo - Katanga Railway
General Electric 1951
Co-Co ALCo 244 1044 kW 90.718 tonnes 15.227 m
SNCZ (7 units) Alsthom 1987 AD26C Co-Co ALCo 251 2600 hp


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