On the 18th September 2013 a consignment of 24 ex Queensland Rail locomotives arrived by sea in Durban, South Africa. 16 of them were for RRL Grindrod South Africa and 8 for African Rail & Tractio... (more)
First sun on the desertLit by the first sun rays appearing above the Andes, an empty iron hoppers train goes back to the mine to get another load of ore. It is hauled by a brand new... (more)
Garbage running!Here is a close-up view of the area above Vallenar, where the line from the Los Colorado iron mine goes down from the Atacama Desert plateau into the Huasco Valley. ... (more)
A train full of iron ore goes down from the Atacama Desert into the Huasco Valley near Vallenar. The area may look remote, but it is close to a rather big city and the ground is covered by a lot o... (more)
A demo EMD hauls a train of empty hoppers - used to carry Iron from the Los Colorados mine - out of the fertile Huasco Valley - known as the "Garden of the Atacama" - onto the arid Ataca... (more)
Three RRL Grindrod Diesel Locomotives being readied for their journey to Ncala - Mozambique by sea. This is an ex South African Railway / Transnet Freight Rail Class 35 locomotive, now RRL 35-07, ... (more)
FS staff swiftly repair a streetcar so that it can return to service ASAP during the peak tourist season. These streetcars that are working between Sóller and Port de Sóller are the bread and butt... (more)
A Sóller - Palma train climbing to the Tunnel Major passes the monument celebrating the 75th birthday of the opening of the Ferrocarril de Sóller. No train stops here. The Pujol panoramic viewpoin... (more)
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.
On a miserable winter morning this is ex Queensland Railway Class 1720 Clyde GL18C Co-Co, 1729D, shortly after being craned off the "Clipper Amber" and secured on a flatbed trailer, whil... (more)