N ° 82 through the suburbs of the city Amman (4-6-2)
Ferrovia dell'Hegiaz Amman train transfer
To remember the poor war-torn Syria today!
A beautiful mikado locomotive while running in the populous city of Amann. Nikon D200 450 mm lens.
A shot taken in the engine shed at Amman, Jordan on the Hejaz Railway. 2-8-2 no. 23, built by the British firm of Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn in 1952, is receiving some new boiler tubes. the sce... (more)
Another shot taken on my private guided tour of the Hejaz Railway at Amman, Jordan. Here, in the workshop 2-8-2 no. 23, built by the British firm of Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn in 1952, is receiv... (more)
I may be the luckiest man around today. I was given a private guided tour of the Hejaz Railway at Amman, Jordan as the guest of Mr. Mahmoud Al-khazaleh, the Director General of the Railway. He sp... (more)
pacific - line Ammann-Qatrana, Jordan
Hartmann locomotive N°262 makes a short stop at the Bosra station. The building looks like a French rural station. Syria was under a French mandate until 1946.
031-805 is leaving the Kanawat station in Damascus with a short passenger train to Serghaya
The locomotive 031-805 has been built in 1894 in Switzerland by the SLM. It is an ex rack engine that was used in Lebanon. This part of the line is unfortunately no more existing.
This is the Syrian version of the Galloping Goose ! From the informations that I could collect, it appears that this vehicle is based on a 1936 Ford truck. It was still in service in the year 2000... (more)
The line between Serghaya and Damascus is very scenic. It runs through a beautiful gorge section into the the Anti-Lebanon mountains.
The line between Dera'a and Damascus is quite flat and boring. Only a few bridges allow to make some good shots.