Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby christo » Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:08 pm

From time to time various locos worked in Greece as a short term solution to chronic shortages of motive power or for specific purposes like testing equipment or under hire for works contractors.

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Photo Balkanmodels: April 1990 outside the main Engine Shed Thessaloniki a BDZ class 06.

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Photo Balkanmodels: May 1985 outside the main Engine Shed Thessaloniki two BDZ class 06 locos can be seen from the road crossing at Menemeni.

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby BarbaPanagos » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:32 pm

BDZ 06 121.8 Thessaloniki, summer 1987

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JZ 661-411 is about to haul train 210 ATTICA to Idomeni, Thessaloniki station, July 1993

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JZ 661-411 with train 291 Acropolis (Beograd-Thessaloniki) at Idomeni, August 1994

JZ 661 411 with train 291 Acropolis (Beograd-Thessaloniki), Idomeni, Augost 1994.JPG


Two leased JZ diesels at the Thessaloniki engine shed

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby GAZKGK » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:56 pm

Romanian ELECTROPUTERE, CRAIOVA used by a contractor. Number 60-0464-2 at Aspropirgos, 2004.

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Bulgarian Б.Д.Ж., MADE IN ROMANIA - 23 AUGUST WORKS / FAUR, BUCHAREST ... number 55-18X-X with ballast train (not visible in the photo) near Rouf (?)

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Bulgarian Б.Д.Ж. with number 52-136 - ran by ΑΝΑΣΤΗΛΩΤΙΚΗ Α.Τ.Ε. contractor company. Photo, Kilkis 2013.

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Czech 730.603-8 at Strimonas, used by contractor company. Built in 1988 by CKD PRAHA.

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Czech 742.413-8 at Lefkothea, used by contractor comapny. Built in 1985 by CKD PRAHA.

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby TimCC6558 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:27 pm

OK, here's a few more of those BDZ 55s at work in October 2005:

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55 115.0 ECS at Piraeus Port
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55 115.0 ECS at Piraeus Port
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55 155.6 Inoi
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55 155.6 Inoi
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55 140.8 Aghios Ioannis depot
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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby christo » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:46 am

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Photo Balkanmodels: November 1989. Loco 661 404 at the Engine Shed in Thessaloniki. Note the Fire Train in the background.

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Photo Balkanmodels: April 1990. Photo taken from a moving train outside the Engine Shed in Thessaloniki, hence un recognisable loco number. Two MLWs in the background.

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Photo Balkanmodels: October 1990. Loco 661 404 again at the Engine Shed in Thessaloniki next to a Z2.

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby GAZKGK » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:14 am

Bulgarian Б.Д.Ж., MADE IN ROMANIA - 23 AUGUST WORKS / FAUR, BUCHAREST, 1979, number 55-213 (ΤΕΡΝΑ ΣΔ-17) at Polikastro, ran by TEPNA GEK GROUP contractor comapny.

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christo wrote:Note the Fire Train in the background.


Are you sure that these AVISes are a fire train ? They are referred to as '' υπνωτήρια - οχήματα βοηθείας ''...
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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby christo » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:02 pm

Are you sure that these AVISes are a fire train ? They are referred to as '' υπνωτήρια - οχήματα βοηθείας ''...


No, I am not sure. I assumed because of their livery :oops: .

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby GAZKGK » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:58 pm

A Czech draisine once used by some contractor at Mouries, after an hour of safari ... :? :?

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby BarbaPanagos » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:55 pm

great find Jason! though, next time remind me to lend you some useful equipment :mrgreen:

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Re: Foreign Locomotives working in Greece

Postby christo » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:59 pm

...and what is the story Jason? Pray tell!

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