On my only visit to Belgium (should have gone to France for 56s, Ryanairs fault!) I found this pleasing station shot.
The tunnel at Glons has never been excavated because of the cemetary that lies on top of it. NMBS 2011 with a mixed freight to Antwerp.
Also an endagered species is NMBS 55. The 5523 and 5538 with a mixed freight leave the tunnel at Glons.
Diesellocomotives from Railion in Belgium. Two 225´s (ex-DB 215) coming from Aachen West with a mixed freight. At Montzen they will be replaced by a loco from NMBS.
A pair of NMBS 55´s roar uphill to Aachen West with an early morning freighttrain.
SNCF BB36000's are a regular appearance on Belgian rails. Here BB36010 with a freighttrain from Somain (F) to the harbour of Antwerp at Wetteren (Gent-Dendermonde).
NMBS 2011 with an Eurocity from Brussel Zuid to Chur and formed with SBB-coaches passes Les Fossés between Neufchâteau and Arlon. At Luxembourg it will be replaced by a SNCF BB15000.
Another German diesel engine going into Belgium. These engines, however, don't go further than Montzen, less than a mile away after passing the viaduct.
A pair of 225's haul a mixed cross-boarder freight train from Gremberg to Antwerp.
arrival of train 95493 at Muizen yard on a Tuesday evening around 9.15pm. A daily train which brings type 13 engines from their workshop in Merelbeke to Muizen, ready to be put back into service.
A light engine move heads NE underneath South Tower. The decorative (and support) tower just to the right displays the "B" of the Belgium regional trains.
The modern, colorful station complex building in Brussels sees dozens, probably hundreds, of trains each day, local to international express. Here, two trains set off simultaneously to the NE. N... (more)