A Palma - Sóller train passes the beautiful 1987-built monument celebrating the 75th birthday of the opening of the Ferrocarril de Sóller. No train stops here. The Pujol panoramic viewpoint is fur... (more)
The train set #2 was working the first train in the morning, and met the electric railcar #1 in Bunyola. The 7 people on the picture are all FS railroaders. Most of them had already been working e... (more)
Roster shot of a Ferrocarril de Sóller electric railcar in solo while shunting passenger cars in Bunyola.
Repairing a broken car (failed axle): these trains work a lot during the peak tourist season, which lead to some failures. Keeping in mind the age of the rolling sto... (more)
Cafč de s'EstacióA Sóller-Palma service stops at the charming Bunyola station, where a "Cafč" with a shadowy terrace welcomes the thirsty tourists.
At the end of a hard work day, the streetcar #24 (ex-Lisbon) comes back at night to the shops with a broken axle. On the following morning, it will be repaired and ready for the tourist crowd.
Vintage inspection car: this antique beauty is not in a museum. It is still in the shops today and in perfect condition. I bet they use it from time to time. I'd love to see it on the main line!
The Ferrocarril de Sóller travels through a pine tree forest south of Bunyola.
Playmobil train500-011 Blaise Cendrars and 500-005 Heinrich Pestalozzi pass the Biasca station at speed, at the foot of the steepest section of the South St Gotthard ramp.
Tilt train ETR 470 #9 "Insubrico" on its way between Milano and Zurich on the south ramp of the St Gotthard.
The Santa Petronilla waterfall in Biasca
A work train at the south portal of the AlpTransit Basis Gotthard Tunnel
Parish pump: "the symbol of petty local interests"; Or parochial and small-minded. Call it what you want. Here is an example of the perverse effect of misconceived decentralisatio... (more)