Shots include night shed scenes.
The western end of the JiTong Railway around Baiqi and at Sanggendalai is visited before focusing on Jingpeng Pass.
Next is Yuanbaoshan with its allocation of JS 2-8-2's.
Then we move on to the busy mining railway system at Pingdingshan, unique for its allocation of all three classes QJ, JS and SY.
The film finishes with the opencast coalmine at Jalainur on the Russian border.