See also the amazing coal trains at AoBaoGou with three QJs lifting their loads up the hill.
Finally freight on the Chengde Steelworks branch.
The Ji-Tong railway in Inner Mongolia in 100% steam operated over its 1000 km length, including the famous JingPeng pass.
The action in the winter snow and sunshine at temperatures down to minus 20 degrees Celsius is spectacular.
Experience a cab ride on a QJ up the pass from JingPeng Station to Shangdian summit, with other dramatic lineside shots. The greatest steam show on earth in the year 2000.
No less than 3 QJs are required to lift the coal trains up the hill at AoBaoGou.
Finally witness a coal train stall and take three attempts to breast the summit of the Chengde Steelworks Branch on this 1:30 graded line.