pruge bivse Jugoslavije
Photos from May 1966
by John Cosford.
Dubrovnik, part 1
JŽ class 185 0-6+4 185.033 (Krauss Linz/1901)
pauses between shunting duties at Dubrovnik
station. The Klose mechanism has been removed
and replaced by conventional coupling rods.
class 185 0-6+4 185.007 (Arad/1900) apparently out of use
next to Dubrovnik engine shed. The Klose mechanism is still
in place although the coupling rods have been removed so
possibly it was being used as a source of spare
parts. 45 of these were delivered to the BHLB in
1900-01 and were built by Kraus at Linz and Weitzer at Arad.
They had compound inside cylinders and outside frames.
class 83 compound 0-8-2 83.136 (Krauss Linz/1906) in the
freight yard at Dubrovnik station.
High in the
mountains, JŽ class 83 compound 0-8-2 83.136 (Krauss
Linz/1906) continues the climb towards Hum with the 14:18
Dubrovnik to Mostar passenger train. I think that
this location is just above the station at Brgat but, as we
didn't have a decent map, I can't be sure.
class 83 compound 0-8-2 83.136 (Krauss Linz/1906) climbing
high above Sumet with the 14:18 Dubrovnik to Mostar
class 83 0-8-2 leaving Sumet. JŽ class 83 compound
0-8-2 83.135 (Krauss Linz/1906) leaving Sumet with a freight
train to Dubrovnik.
class 83 compound 0-8-2 83.136 (Krauss Linz/1906)
approaching Sumet, 8km from Dubrovnik and 100 metres higher,
with the 14:18 Dubrovnik to Mostar passenger train.
Three of us had hired a car (apparently the only hire car
available) for the afternoon and put it to good use chasing
trains in the rugged karst mountains above Dubrovnik.
class 83 0-8-2 83.055 (Jung/1923) leaving Duži, 7km from
Hum, with the 15:50 Hum to Trebinje mixed train.
Our hired VW Beetle has been carefully posed at the level
crossing……..and the sign in Serbo-Croat roughly translates
as "Beware of the Train". Page
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