In the 1970's one of the greatest train journeys in South Africa was along the Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth (P.E.), over a rail distance of 1085 km (674 miles) in 41 hours. Al... (more)
SOO Line SD60 #6026 and sister unit #6044 begin their assault on the former C&NW's line up Stockton Hill.
On her second revenue run, I snapped this photo of the Silver Meteor making its station stop at Orlando, FL with the first Amtrak 40th Anniversary inspired Heritage Unit to be released. Two days ... (more)
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At three weekends between January and February there is a regular steam train in Germany, Thuringa called Rodelblitz. The train runs on Saturday and Sunday from Eisenach via Oberhof to Arnstadt an... (more)
NS 338, with it's typical short, Sunday train, slowing down to enter Linwood Yard a little farther north of my location.
A CP SD60 still in its original white SOO scheme leads BNSF 5069 and BNSF 9075 plus a buffer and ethanol empties WB down CSX's Mohawk Sub.
CP 8795 splits the signals at Makwa as it departs the Winterpeg area for points west.
Passengers await the arrival of VIA 57, about to make its stop at Dorval. For more train photos, click here.
Starting into the climb to Newtonville, CN 8008, and BNSF 7483 and unseen mid train DPU IC 1010 power 305's train past frozen farm fields west of Port Hope. The BNSF unit is returning from Montrea... (more)
A pair of consecutively numbered GE ES44ACs lead CN 394 off the Dundas Subdivision with a block of Detroit intermodal containers on the head end.
CP 8643, CEFX 1029, CP 9142 have 87 cars behind approaching Rossport
GP38-2s 1806 and 1808 bring a special train for the March school break south from Moosonee to Cochrane.
The railway line between Volksrust in Mpumalanga and Newcastle in kwaZulu-Natal was first opened in 1891 and today crosses the Drakensberg (Dragon mountains) on its third alignment. A trio of clas... (more)