Under a dramatic winter sky the PTG special train waits its time to return to Porto. A rare event as all passenger trains in this line are performed with diesel double units.
A first visit for PTG to the sidings serving the paper mill at Darque with a fortunate patch of sun to illuminate the scene. It threw it down with rain just before we reversed down here and did th... (more)
Montreal built # 1970 waits in Gaia Yard for a decision on whether it be needed to take over from ailing classmate 1971 on a PTG tour. In the event 1971 was fixed and carried on. 13 of these locos... (more)
Railfanning on the beach? Not quite, as 1905 sits at the dock gates between Fontela and Figueira da Foz on a photo stop whilst working PTG Tours "Annual Reunion" trip. We were unable to access the... (more)
1455 in the shadow of the Ponte de 25th April bridge with PTG Tours "Annual Reunion". The bridge has two tiers, road on the top and the rail line to the south of the country underneath on which a ... (more)
1422 waits to leave Valença on the third day of PTG Tours "Annual Reunion".
A member of station staff investigates why the PTG special back to Porto has not departed. Most of the participants were across the road finishing an excellent meal in the local restaurant!
Diesel Locomotive 1554 with a special freight train from Entroncamento to Fontela.
Special train - PTG - Louriçal - Pampilhosa.
Special train - PTG - Pampilhosa - Fontela/Fig. da Foz. An Alsthom 1900 series took the lead of the consist at Pampilhosa after changing with 1971.
InterCity Porto - Lisbon.
Special train - PTG - in a top and tail consist.
Special freight train with a load of long steel rail bars
Under a major thunderstorm, a bit of sun glow trough the clouds and create a nice rainbow, that stares above a empty freight train on his way to Lisbon
Intercity train from Porto to Lisbon