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pressure gauge in steam locomotive (india)

Steam pressure gauge of a steam locomotive, at the Darjeeling train yard (India)

The red mark indicates the maximum pressure that the boiler can support.­ The numbers on the gauge indicates 10x PSI (pounds per square inch), and those boilers are tested up to 140 PSI.­

View more photos of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, locally known as the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling (India).­ It is still operated by vintage British-built B Class steam locomotives.­ Operations between Siliguri and Kurseong have been temporarily suspended since 2010 following a Landslide at Tindharia (view photos of the landslide).­

For more info about the DHR steam locomotives, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­DHR_­778_­(locomotive) and www.­irfca.­org/­docs/­locolists/­dhr-locos-full.­html.

For more information about the Darjeeling Steam-powered Train, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Darjeeling_­Himalayan_­Railway.

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March 25, 2013
Hill Cart Road, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101, India