On Sicily`s east coast, a class 656 leaves Taormina with the 0800 Siracusa to Messina. The 10,900 feet, snow capped, Mount Etna, dominates the horizon. This is still an active volcano.
A comparison of 2-8-2 loco classes in China. Left is a JS and right is an SY class. Both are in the scrap line at Baiyin in 2005.
2704 negotiates the complex, dual gauge trackwork as it arrives at Dhaka Kamlapur with the Joyantika Express, the 0730 from Sylhet.
A market in the Malibag area of Dhaka spills across the mixed gauge main line, just over a mile from Dhaka`s main station. For a view of a train passing through see...
Viwed from the tower of St Bartholomew`s church in Plzen, a climb of over 300 steps.
On a miserable morning in 2002, a small electric loco heads a coal train at Yuejin on the Jiayang Coal Railway.
DF4 locos undergoing overhauls at Liuzhou works in 2002
I believe this is former CN 1166. Seen near Havana Central station in 2003. Are these locos still working there?
Swiss street running! Metre gauge RHB 618 heads out of Chur with the 1052 to Arosa in 2003.
The pantograph arcs against the electric wires above loco 45 at Didao mine near Jixi.
Former East German "pig taxi" 4207 loads a large group of passengers at Ciego De Avila in 2003. The German number of 772 108 is still visible on the front of the car.
The cab of a recently scrapped class 47 shares company with some London Underground cars awaiting a similar fate. Seen at Booths yard in Rotherham in 1998.
7 SY class 2-8-2s are visible at Qingqihai in 2002. This is the centre of operations for the Datong Coal Railway.
4 Vep EMU No 7820 waits to leave Lymington Pier on the regular shuttle to Brockenhurst. The ferry from Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, connects with the train, here, at Lymington.
A good line up of locos at Bescot, in the English midlands.There are 4 class 37s, 3 58s, a 56 and a tamping machine.