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"Photo of the Month" Archive November 2002


Two classic Meitetsu EMU types at its Inuyama Depot on 27th February 2000. Left is the 5500 introduced in 1959 with both two- and four-car versions. It was the first non limited express type to have air-conditioning. Right is the streamlined 3400. The 3400 started as  a two-car unit and was successively lengthened to three-car and then four-car.The type was finally withdrawn this year. 
By Anthony Robins.


Meitetsu’s shunting locomotive 602 at its Inuyama Depot on 27th February 2000. It was one of four Toshiba locomotives (601-604) dating from 1943, of which two were originally destined for operation on Hainan Island in China

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