The crew of the Mallet is taking a well deserved break at the Nefasit station. They had a hard work to bring our train up here from Ghinda. On the platform, a few sheep are looking for their eveni... (more)
Water stop at Embatkala. After the severe climb from Ghinda, the locomotive needs some liquid. This is apparently also the case for this local donkey.
In the last evening light our mixed train is passing over one of the numerous beautiful viaducts on the line between Baresa and Ghinda.
A women and her three kids have been attracted along the railway line by the steam train storming through her village.
The train is storming through the village of Damas on its way to Nefasit.
In a few minutes and one more tunnel to pass, the short freight train will arrive at the Shegereni station. From there, it will continue its climb to Asmara.
The Mallet 442 54 is leaving the Massawa harbour with a short freight train bound for Asmara.