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.
Double traction in action
Railway maintenance in Ghinda
The Mallet 442-54 is shunting in the Massawa port.
The Mallet 442-54 is leaving the Massawa port with a short freight train direction Asmara.