A South American "Land Bridge" Train
Land bridge transportation means transportation from one seaport to another by railway across continents instead of by ocean ship. A typical ... (more)
4638 meters / 15217 feet
I wanted to make a picture epitomizing the FCCA railroad, a picture that would say “This is high mountain railroading on standard gauge track”.... (more)
Operation "574,8 km/h on Seine": the front end power and the 1st car of the V150 cruised the Seine on Sunday afternoon, with the world speed record engineer and other team members on board. Here, ... (more)
Parisian high fashion (haute couture) on a race train. This is the new livery of the "V150" trainset prepared for the world rail speed record. V150 stands for 150 meters per second.
A string of 25 engines is parked at Hinkle for some unknown reason - perhaps a traffic decline or waiting for some major repair. The line includes quite recent C44-8W 9400, C44-9W 9746 plus four C... (more)
The last series of preliminary test runs for the World Rail Speed Record resumed on March 28. Max speed of that day was reached approx. when this picture was shot, at 506.1kph. This run was the oc... (more)
It would be great to take a picture of it with a locomotive. Not sure it happens frequently though.
The train goes shopping
The train does its shopping at the market in Juliaca. The picture shows it collecting some fruits.
The Julliaca market stretches over every av... (more)
Volcano smoke competing with locomotive smokes!
There are very few pictures on RPN showing a train with a live volcano displaying volcanic activity. I only found another one, from Gian... (more)
Oops, we’ve got a little problem
The Gadalupe shops near Callao are closed and demolished. A brand new locomotive shop is being built in Chosica. Servicing engines during the tra... (more)
Many Parisian symbols around the world rail speed record trainset: the Seine River, a "Bateau Mouche" (touristic boat), the Eiffel Tower, the original Statue of Liberty (it served as a model for t... (more)
Italian Beauty and the French Beast on the Swiss-Italy border