Night traffic meets in the hairpin of St. Jodok am Brenner. This part of the line climbs steeply, so 3 sharp curves was needed to construct the pass 150 years ago.
Taken into service in 1971: the Pfaffenberg-Zwenberg viaduct (Pfaffen-hill and Zwen-hill are the names of two mountains it connects) was the biggest concrete bridge of it's time. 377m long, over a... (more)
Eurocity "Transalpin" arrives to Schwarzach im Pongau to meet the Northbound Tauern Railjet (started this day as timetables changed). After a 3 min stop it'll head East to Graz. I had lu... (more)
IC 111 (Müchen-Klagenfurt) crosses from the lower to the upper Klammtunnel. The track goes straight across two solid granite blocks which are separated by this canyon, called Gasteiner klamm. Its ... (more)
Tricky weather: I was lucky to capture this shot, 1 minute after the RailJet passed, the fog came closer hiding the trestle. This is the western of two '20 Schilling views' (the Kalte Rinne viaduc... (more)
The Tauernbahn runs over the Tauern massive between Schwarzach in Pongau and Spittal/Milstattersee. It is part of one of the most important north-south routes in Europe, the gateway to the Balkans... (more)
EuroCity - Polonia passes the Weinzettel tunnels.
Rail Cargo Hungaria's 1116 045-6 numbered "Taurus" engine running from Miskolc yard to Budapest Ferencváros in 23517 train number. We've been stopped by the traffic, giving an opportunit... (more)
GySEV's 470 502 numbered engine -which is the only Taurus engine of the GySEV which is not equipped with promotional stickers because of ithe bash on it's side- running with a rapid train from Bud... (more)
The Rail Cargo Hungaria's two engines -the 1116 007-4 numbered engine with a promotional livery promoting "SOS Gyermekfalu" (SOS Kinderdorf), and the 1116 010-8 numbered engine with the ... (more)
1116 049-6 numbered "Taurus" engine equipped with Rail Cargo Hungaria stickers arrived with the 44327 numbered express freight train from Wien Central yard at Hegyeshalom. After switchin... (more)