On the famous Bolan Pass, ALCO 3825 leaves Mach with the 1130 Quetta to Rawalpindi.
Mixed gauges at Tapolca. The narrow gauge coal wagons were supplying coal to a withdrawn steam loco which was being used for carriage heating. Nohab M61 No 61018 shares the depot. Note the narrow ... (more)
Ancient British built power at Malakwal shed in Pakistan. SPS 4-4-0s 2985 and 3165 share the depot with an unidentified SGS 0-6-0. All are 5 feet 6 inch gauge and oil fired.
2 feet 6 inch gauge No 701 nears Solan with the 1210 Kalka to Shimla. These 2008 built ZDM3 locos look very different to the earlier versions built in the 1970s, which had a single driving cab. Se... (more)
25 KV ac electric loco No 7028 departs Lahore for Khanewal in 1988. 30 of these locos were built in UK in 1967 and only the Lahore to Khanewal section was electrified. Anyone know if they still op... (more)
With the Fall colors doing their stuff, Amtrak turbo unit No 151 exits Oscawana tunnel with the New York bound "New Amsterdam".
A pair of DE10 GMs pass beneath the Baobab Hotel at Hwange. I remember being quite annoyed that there wasn`t a Garratt steam loco heading this train.
With clouds forming over the Himalayas, Kangra Valley Railway ZDM3 No 178 leaves Nagrota with the 0720 Joginder Nagar to Pathankot. This service is booked 10 hours and 10 minutes for it`s 101 mile... (more)
Surprising scenes in 2011. Fleets of donkeys were in use at New Delhi to move spent ballast and earth during engineering operations. We counted nearly 50 animals around the tracks. An empty EMU pa... (more)
1552, built by MLW in 1973, heads a Covilha to Lisbon train, seen near Castelo Branco in 1993.
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3,No 159, leaves Kathleeghat with the 1425 Shimla to Kalka.
One of the ancient railmotors heads away from Shimla on the 1625 to Kalka, a 5 hour journey.
2 feet 6 inch gauge, ZDM3 No 177 nears it`s terminus at Joginder Nagar after a 101 mile run from Pathankot. It has taken 9 hours and 10 minutes to do this! Note the semaphore sighting signal, top ... (more)
All over the world, young boys still want to be loco drivers (engineers). The driver of Kangra Valley Railway No 177 has his cab swamped with school kids at Jodinger nagar.
Kalka is the main workshops for the 2 feet 6 inch gauge line to Shimla. Here, the engine from ZDM3 No 195 is given attention.