A local passenger train is leaving the Arbaroba station in the afternoon mist.
The local population is waiting for the steam locomotive to be serviced before boarding the train destination Asmara.
The mixed train hauled by the two Italian built Mallets 442-56 and 442-54 is taking water at the Arbaroba station.
Portrait of the Italian built Mallet 442-56 and at the Nefasit station.
A mixed train double headed by the two Italian Mallet 442-56 and 442-54 is awaiting departure at the Nefasit station.
Leaving Nefasit direction Asmara.
No stress ! If we do not leave today, we will leave tomorrow. Railroading in Eritrea.
The crew is waiting for the departure in Nesafit. Train schedule and time is not a big issue in Africa and especially in Eritrea.
The Mallet 442-54 is briefly serviced and is taking water in the Embtbakala station on its way to Asmara.
The Mallet 442-54 is leaving the Massawa port with a short freight train. Massawa was once the largest and safest port on the east coast of Africa but suffered terrible damage during the independe... (more)
In the warm evening light, a mixed train hauled by the Mallet 440-008 is passing through a former station on its way to Asmara. The station is abandoned since a very long time, but the local peopl... (more)
The smaller Mallet 440-008 is getting prepared in the Asmara station for a new run down the line to Ghinda.
African sunrise near Asmara.