Malmtag (Trafik-Nostalgiska Forlaget)

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An illustrated history of the transport of iron ore on the Malmsbanan between Narvik in northern Norway and Luleå on the Gulf of Bothnia. This book describes the 130 year history of the excavation and transport of iron ore along the line and looks at the various types of locomotive to have operated on the line over the years.

Also looks at the challenges of keeping a railway operating during the harsh winter conditions experienced in the far north of Sweden. Today, the worlds most powerful electric locomotives work on the line hauling some of the heaviest trains in Europe.

Malmtåg traces the history of iron ore transport at the northernmost reaches of Europe’s railways. Swedish text. Hardback. 128 pages.

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