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MAV 4-8-0 424.057 and GYSEV 2-6-2T no.123 at Sopron

MAV 4-8-0 424.057 and GYSEV 2-6-2T no.123 at Sopron

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Caption - Hungarian State Railways (MAV) 4-8-0 424.057 is seen at Sopron loco shed in 1978. Over 300 of these mixed traffic locos were built between 1924 and 1958 with the last withdrawn in 1984. Alongside is GYSEV 2-6-2T no.123 which was built by MAVAG in 1925 and is essentially an MAV class 375. Sopron station is GYSEV territory and MAV locos are visitors. Today the loco despot is in a similar position and houses both GYSEV and visiting MAV locos.

Country - Hungary   Date - 1978   General Photo - 303

Image from the Lou Johnson Collection

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