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About bagus70

I'm an adventurous railfans who love to seek out the world of railway, beyond the border of my office.

Kedawung Steam Locomotive Revival

Ever since I become fascinated with narrow gauge sugarcane trains in 2012, I always want to see more of this unique piece of railway. And the eastern part of Java Island has plenty of them still in operation in recent … Continue reading

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2018 : A New Hope

According to Chinese mythology, number 8 is considered as auspicious number where it is perceived as symbol of luck and eternal prosperity. This year’s last number is 8, therefore many perceive it as the year which bring many good luck … Continue reading

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2017 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The Humble Return Part 5

Like the old saying: “All of the good things must come to an end”, and it also applies to our great tour. After four exciting and action packed days, our Java Steam & Sugar tour has finally reach its final … Continue reading

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2017 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The Humble Return Part 4

Monday 11th September 2017 is the day where we will have the highlight of our 2017 Java Steam & Sugar tour: riding steam train on Semboro’s vast field lines network. Or not so, according to Geoff. While we were having … Continue reading

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2017 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The Humble Return Part 3

After a very tiring trip in the past couple of days, we woke up in the morning. It was 10th September 2017. I opened the window and can see semi-rural scenery out there. It’s quite surprising to find out that … Continue reading

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2017 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The Humble Return Part 2

9th September 2017 is our second day of the tour. Thanks to the tipoff by the lever crossing operator on yesterday, we decided that we will check out from the hotel at 8am to check out the outbound field train. … Continue reading

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2017 Java Steam & Sugar Tour: The Humble Return Part 1

Last year was a major disappointment as I fail to run the Java Steam & Sugar tour. Despite of the high hope that I would run similar tour like what I did in 2014 and 2015, my advertisement went unnoticed. … Continue reading

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