Société Nationale De Chemin De Fer Tunisiens
|MLW MX620 060-DI-59 is seen at Sfax station with train 5/72, the mid-day express over the narrow gauge lines to Tunis. This train was normally always powered by a Bombardier DP class Locomotive, now worked by new GM GT18's. The line does not give any impression at all of being narrow gauge most of the track is of a very high standard. Picture taken on December 9th 1995|
|MLW MX620 loco 060-DI-60 is seen at Selja with train 988, a loaded phosphate train ready to descend the hill through the spectacular Copper Canyon, en route to Metlaoui. One of twenty two Locos in service, sixteen are used on the narrow gauge lines, the others work the standard gauge route from Tunis to Ghardimaou. Photo taken on 5th December 1995.|
MLW DL536B loco 040-DK-90 waits at Tunis-Ville station with southbound commuter train for Borj Cedria. These strange looking ALCO powered Locos provide a twenty minute interval push pull stopping service on this line. Fitted with a special lightweight bogie. Used mainly on the narrow gauge lines, though a couple can be found also on the standard gauge lines also. Photo taken on 4 December 1995.
|MLW DL536B loco 040-DK-92 is seen at Kalaa Khasba with train 6/51, the morning train from Tunis, a distance of 235 kilometres. The class do not generally work these trains any longer. Photo taken 6th December 1995 before loco ran round to work the return service.|
|Bombardier built MX624S Loco 060-DP-136 is seen at Bir-Bou-Rekba with train 5-12/53 the morning express from Tunis-Ville - Gábes. Gábes is currently the most southern station in Tunisia, and is on the edge of the Sahara desert. This batch of Locos was the last Diesels built from the long line of Locos under the ALCO/MLW/Bombardier name. February 7th 1997.|
|Bombardier built MX624S Loco 060-DP-145 is seen at Tunis-Ville main station on 4th December 1995 with train 5/61, the 07:10 departure to Gábes. The loco would normally work the train throughout, a distance of 422 kilometres. Nowadays new GT18 GM's can be found on this train.|
Bombardier MX624S 060-DP-150 is seen arriving at Sidi Mhimech with train 16 from Ghardimaou - Tunis-Ville. This Diesel was the third last ALCO/MLW Bombardier Loco built in the Bombardier factory in Montréal. Most see use on the narrow gauge lines, but the final five Locos were built for the standard gauge lines from Tunis. Picture taken on December 8th 1995.
|General Motors G26 060-DH-222 is seen at Tunis with the northbound overnight train arrival from Metlaoui and Gábes. Very rarely seen on passenger duties, this small class Diesels are normally seen on freight duties. The DH replaced a defective DP Loco at Sousse. Seen at Tunis on 27th November 1998.|
|Ganz-Mávag built 040-DL-235 of 1800hp is seen inside the main "Sidi Fath Allah" workshops of the SNCFT. In a fairly poor condition with a number of parts missing. A couple remain in use, mainly on empty stock movements around Tunis. Picture taken on 27th November 1998.|
|GE UM10B 040-DM255 is seen arriving at Selja with the "Red Lizard" tourist train from Metlaoui via the "Copper Canyon". DM-255 is specially adapted to work this service, having an auxiliary electric supply for the carriages. Photo taken on 26th November 1998.|
|GE UM10B 040-DM256 is seen at Metlaoui with train 15/63, the daily afternoon train to Redeyef. The train takes the spectacular route through the "Copper Canyon" before terminating 44 kilometres later at the "one horse" town of Redeyef. Photo taken on 5th December 1995.|
|GE U22C 060-DN-304 of 2500hp is seen Metlaoui with a loaded westbound phosphate train, bound for Gábes via the freight only link running across the southern half of the SNCFT network. Photo taken on 25 January 1994.|
GE U22C 060-DN-315 of 2500hp is seen as a reserve engine at Beja, half way along the standard gauge line from Tunis-Ville - Ghardimaou. Of the twenty U22Cs that were built for Tunisia in 1981, five are used on the standard gauge lines and the others are used on the narrow gauge lines. Picture taken on January 24th 1994.
|GE U22C 060-DN-318 of 2500hp is seen at Tunis-Ville on 8th December 1995 on train TM1, the morning international train to Annaba (Algeria). The train was formed of French designed "Corail" stock. Normally only the class DI MLW's was used on this train as they have the electric train heating supply for the air conditioning, but not on this occasion. This international service no longer runs.|
|Ganz-Mávag built 040-DO-331 of 1800hp is seen at Monastir with train 22-5/68 on 3rd December 1995. The DO Ganz's were often used on the trains on this line, but due to poor availability were sometimes substituted by DI or DP classes. Nowadays new GT18 GM's work these trains.|
|Small Bo-Bo GM built Loco at Tunis-Ville station with train 6/73 service to Dahmani on 6th February 1997. This class initially was fitted with a centre coupler which restricted their workings to freight. In more recent time they had to be coupled to an adapter vehicle to couple to standard wagons. The class are now being fitted with standard buffers.|
|U6B GE "Cat" GE406 is seen busy shunting empty phosphate wagons around the busy yards at Metlaoui in southern Tunisia. Photo taken on 5th December 1995.|
|GR-504 General Motors G16 Diesel is seen parked inside the main "Sidi Fath Allah" workshops of the SNCFT. In a fairly poor condition with a number of parts missing. Four of the original class of six Loco's remain in traffic on freight duties between Tunis and Sfax. Picture taken on 27th November 1998.|
|A long withdrawn DG class loco inside the main "Sidi Fath Allah" workshops of the SNCFT. In a fairly poor condition with a number of parts missing. Picture taken on 27th November 1998.|
|203, a long withdrawn French built loco inside the depot at Sfax of the SNCFT. In a fairly poor condition with a number of parts missing. Picture taken on 28th November 1998. Note wrecked DP's 060-DP-132 and 147 in the background. (A replacement bodyshell is on the current DP-147 in use nowadays!)|
|A long withdrawn Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton built loco inside the main "Sidi Fath Allah" workshops of the SNCFT. In a fairly poor condition with a number of parts missing. Picture taken on 27th November 1998.|
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