A Cow, a Loco and a Steam Crane met in Laksam ...
... or a Bengali, a Japanese and a German met in Laksam. No matter how you should start telling the joke, they just wanted to ch... (more)
The distinctive nose of a General Electrics B12 locomotive. The freight express train needed to wait for a train crossing. The loco is from the third batch, Gen... (more)
59 years old General Motors Power
Between 1953 amd 1956 General Motors delivered 40 A1A A1A locomotives to Bangladesh (and Brazil). 59 years on a dozen of them was still in use h... (more)
Hyundai Rotem built a number of DL7400 class locomotives for the Bangladesh State Railways. Actually it was a EMD type, built under licence. In Laksam on the metre gau... (more)
Bishwa Ijtema Festival Train
The Muslim Bishwa Ijtema in Tongi just finished, and the pilgrims find their way back home with boats and trains. One of these trains just left the s... (more)
Men on Track!
The largest Muslim festival in Bangladesh is Bishwa Ijtema ("world gathering") in Tongi, near Dhaka. Here some hundreds of prayers are sitting on the dual gauge mai... (more)
Meal is ready (2)!
Luberjacks parked their horse cart in the valley while they're cutting logs illegaly. 764 449 is steaming along. Although here are check posts, and illegal log... (more)
Meal is ready!
After the fireman grilled the crew's sausages the loco driver is checking them. He found them suitable - and a few minutes later they all disappeared into his and ... (more)
Grill Special Style
Cab's style grill sausages in the firebox of wood-fired Resita loco 764 449.
The fireman is praparing grilled sausages after a special recipe, steam loco style ...
Give us this day our daily derailment (2)
How to lift a passenger coach? As usual, a derailment will happen, somewhere and somehow. On the way back with a loaded train our passen... (more)
Give us this day our daily derailment (1)
As usual, a derailment will happen, somewhere and somehow. On the way back with a loaded train our passenger coach derailed for no visib... (more)
Into the Sun
Arrival at home! 764 421 and its crew arriving the terminus of the railway in tha last rays of the sun.
Several full loads of logs behind the locomotive making the train negotiating downhill slowly. Any mistake of the loco crew or the breakmen on the hand breaked, loa... (more)
The view a forestry line's breakman has all day and all night from the last truck of an empty train, steaming throught the forests of the Carpathians. Hundreds of... (more)