Alishan Forest Railway - Taiwan

David K

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Here's a new one for me - Alishan Forest Railway is an 86 km network of 2 ft 6 in narrow gauge railways running up to and throughout the popular mountain resort of Alishan in Chiayi County, Taiwan.

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Enjoy!
 

idlemarvel

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Most enjoyable, good find.
 

philg

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Famous for its fleet of Shays.....shouldn't this be under the "Full Scale Railways" topic?
 

Gavin Sowry

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One guy in our group actually models this stuff ! Well, on a near enough basis, he had to find a justification for his Shay that we never had any of in NZ.
 

idlemarvel

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That sounds like a very good reason.
 

Tony Walsham

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The Puffing Billy museum at Menzies Creek had a preserved real AliShan Shay. There was some talk about restoration but the last time I saw it many years ago, it was in a pretty bad state.
 

Paul M

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The Puffing Billy museum at Menzies Creek had a preserved real AliShan Shay. There was some talk about restoration but the last time I saw it many years ago, it was in a pretty bad state.
Victoria, a bad state, is it? I quite liked when we were there in Melbourne