Quite a week featuring a smorgasbord of weather. After setting record warmth just a few days ago, the north east welcomed its first major snow storm of 2017 named Niko. Having dumped more than a f... (more)
Trains aren't the only thing snaking their way through the mountains near Altoona: Timber rattlesnakes are abundant in the hills! This slithery example had 8 buttons on its tail, posing on an ol... (more)
Alvia service 4141 with a variabel gauge Talgo of the 130 series is entering Valladolid-Campo Grande from Madrid Chamartin. Running on standard gauge now, the train will change to the iberian broa... (more)
The Pajares pass in the north of Spain is one of the most impressive mountain lines of Europe, with more then 60 tunnels, loops and some viaducts. In fact it is more a ramp, with a grade of 2 %, c... (more)
T700 rounds the bend into the bottom side of the Reverse Curve at Boyd.
A northbound coal train races through the famous Ryland Lakes Country Club, just a few miles south of the old L&N Decoursey Yard.
IORE 130 heads west from Kiruna, Sweden with another load of 70 cars of taconite. 175 km lay ahead before the loads will be transferred to ships in the ice free port of Narvik, Norway,
A First Trans Pennine Service from Manchester heads into Scarborough Station. It was the last year of that signal bridge.
Little electric locomotive (in Switzerland called "Traktor") Te III # 130, mainly for shunting in stations, but also capable to go on the line with up to 60 km/h. Built in 1947 by SLM W... (more)
Amtrak #130 is seen leading the Empire Builder #8 east climbing up Marias Pass - 15/09/2013
Returning empties from the ore dock
130 waits to depart Mallow whilst working the 0555 Dublin Heuston-Cork combined passenger/mail train.