EFVM 1120 Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
EFVM BB40-9W #1120 and DDM45 #809 leading a 160 iron ore cars cross with DDM45 #819 and BB36-7 #734 (ex-CR 5025) leading a 160 coal cars at Desembargador Drumond yard.
Date: 1/18/2004 Location: Nova Era, MG BR Country Flag   Map Show Nova Era on a rail map Views: 2953 Collection Of:   Pedro Rezende
Locomotives: EFVM 819(DDM45) EFVM 734(BB36-7) EFVM 1120(BB40-9WM) EFVM 809(DDM45)    Author:  Pedro Rezende
EFVM 1120
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Diesels in Brazil
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Pedro Rezende General EFVM is narrow gauge as you can see here (meter gauge). So, to get the same HP of original locomotives it is necessary to add more electric motors because the original ones can not fit into narrow gauge trucks. 3/9/2005 6:07:19 AM
Joe LeMay General Sweet! A lot more axles than if this was an American scene! Sweet to see Dash 9s with 4 trucks and SD45s with DD40-like trucks! 3/12/2005 11:12:25 PM
D-F Strong-Baker General is the Dash-9 From the US or went stright to EFVM? Also thats is the COLLEST thing i've ever seen. 3/23/2005 1:05:51 PM
D-F Strong-Baker General i meant COOLEST! 3/23/2005 1:06:08 PM
Pedro Rezende General EFVM dash 8 (1001 to 1006) and standard cab dash 9 (1101 to 1106) were made in Brazil. The wide cab dash 9s (1107 to 1190 - untill now) were made in USA specially to EFVM with those BB trucks. 3/23/2005 8:28:44 PM
Ron Moraca General Great photo, Pedro. Are Braziilian railroads one meter gauge (39"), or what? 9/19/2008 8:56:49 PM
Pedro Rezende General BRrazil have three gauges: standard (1,435 mm - only at EFA railroad), broad (1,600 mm) and meter (1,000 mm). EFVM is meter gauge. 9/22/2008 8:32:51 AM
Fred Stuckmann General Great shot & congratulations on the red ribbon too. 6/20/2012 8:32:13 PM

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