CAPTION: Korean National Railroad is testing two 25 kV 60 Hz locos developed from German Railway’s Class 152 by Daewoo Heavy Industries and Siemens. With a continuous rating of 5 200 kW and a tractive effort of 330 kN, the 140 km/h units are forerunners of a fleet of mixed-traffic locos to be built by Daewoo under a technology transfer deal. Mechanical design is based on Krauss Maffei technology

CAPTION: Italy’s metre-gauge Trento - Malé Railway has started work on a 10 km extension from Malé to the ski resort of Marilleva, including this bridge at Mestriago. The line is due to open in 2001, and a further 5 km extension to Fucine is currently being studied