Something a bit closer to home.... as the 50+ year old class 37s look towards retirement (yet again!), 37425 catches the sunset as it crosses Ravenglass viaduct with the 14:52 Barrow to Carlisle.
The town stirs as the early morning train from Baripada to Calcutta awaits departure time.
A pair of ALCOs pull a small passenger train out of Rayagada over a small river gorge.
Catch! The driver of the little ALCO in-charge of the Bahraich to Mailani train throws the token to the signalman as he approaches the terminus....
In the first light of the day, a metre gauge train heads south to Mailani over the Sharda River.
The loco and crew of the morning Mailani to Bahraich train take a breather for drinks and snacks at the peaceful setting of Manjhra Purab station (yes really - its a station!) whilst they wait for... (more)
The crew give the right away signal from the small station at Sorrothee on the Dholpur narrow gauge network.
The Pyongyang metro is elaborately decorated but the stock is second hand from West Berlin, complete with german graffiti still scratched into the windows! More photos of North Korean railways fro... (more)
This could be a railway station anywhere in the world (albeit not with korean writing), but the two portraits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il tell you this can only be one place.....
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It goes without saying that any type of photography is hard in the worlds most secretive state, but not only is finding the chance to take a good photo difficult and subject to the personal whims ... (more)
A foggy morning in the punjab is brightened up by a newly refurbished 12 cylinder ALCO in the new bright blue and yellow livery.
One of the enjoyable things about Ukraine is the relative sense of unknown among the railfan world... The scale of this bridge shocked me when I travelled over it and thanks to the wonders of mobi... (more)
749 008 in its heritage livery, stands amongst the signals at Luzna u Rakovnika with a steam special from Prague that was diesel hauled due to the heatwave weather.
The shunter works the points to enable the loco for the twice weekly narrow gauge service to Haivoron to run round its train.
The overnight train to Kosice in Slovakia departs from Prague....