Jixi-Chengzihe Mining Railway

Jixi sits on one of China's major coalfields and there were no less than five steam worked railway systems in the area. Chengzihe was almost certainly the busiest of the Jixi mine railways with plenty of steam action and some of the best industrial backdrops in China. One of the photographic highlights was the morning shift change at Dongchang when the line's SYs gathered in the yard around 8 o'clock. Electrification work started in 2010.

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