The mixed train coming from Asmara is entering the Arbaroba station. After the tanks have been filled with water, the train will continue its way down the mountain towards Nefasit.
The fog coming up from the Red Sea coast has reached Arbaroba located at an altitude of 2064 meters as a mixed train for Asmara enters the station. A few passengers are ready to board the train. A... (more)
Meeting between two iron horses and a camel at the Arbaroba station.
The sun is still shining over Arbaroba but the dark clouds and the storm are coming closer as the Mallet 442-54 leaves the village with a short train to Asmara.
The Eritrean Littorina were built by FIAT in the 1930's. They have been in regular use on the Eritrean Railways until the mid 1970's. Three Fiat-built Littorina railcars survived the civil war and... (more)
Look closely and you'll see two tunnel portals and different levels of track, revealing why this railway is known as the "Darjeeling of Africa".
Vintage railcar on a special at Arbaroba, Eritrea. The roof is double skinned to provide a measure of protection against the tropical sun.