Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Stem Locomotive JL 3448 along the Moscow Little Ring Railway, Russia.
Steam locomotives class "L" (2-10-0) moves with tourist train along Moscow Little Ring Railway. The Russian steam locomotive class "L" (type 2-10-0) was a main type of Russian steam locomotives after Second World War. It was built between 1947 and 1955; 4200 locomotives were built. In nowadays is about 10 such locomotives remained in work in Russia. The Moscow Little Ring Railway is a ring-shaped railway which encircles the center of the city of Moscow. It was built between 1902 and 1908 and is currently used for cargo traffic. The railroad is operated by the Moscow Railway. The total length of the ring is 54 kilometres (34 miles).