No rush at all, Elveția is pulling the CFF winter special at 10mph. They organize some one-day services off-season to cope with the high demand: 4 trains with 30min intervals departed Viș... (more)
Just a few meters to the finish: 408 224 arrives with the local from Salgótarján with some scrap metal. It gets ever rarer to see this type working on lines, as there are only four of them in MÁV'... (more)
After a half day of heavy snow, weather starts to clear just at the right time for the first Transalpin shot. Being Saturday it is the long set of 12 cars which turned out crucial some 50 miles la... (more)
One of the roadswitchers (yes, being a cab unit it is used for that purpose) eases on the breaks as it rolls out of Dealu after the two parts of the train was coupled. The daily Dej-Sacel-Leordina... (more)
It was time for the fog to clear, as I arrived before 7am here and this was the first train I could shoot after 10am. It is EN 415: Salzburg to Beograd sleeper. Sevnica castle hides over the fog.
Passengers are waking up as Kyiv-Pasazhyrskyi - Rakhiv sleeper twists up in Prut valley in heavy shower. Next major stop is thermal/ski resort Vorokhta.
Morning local under the arriving storm.
Train #606 leaves the last stop before the summit on Yablunytskyj Pass enroute for Rakhiv. The overcast made it a bit too dark (it arrived well after 10PM local time) to short but I love the mood.
Slovenske železnice organised a charter for railfans heading to the annual depo-day at Mürzzuschlag. You see them traveling back to Ljubljana late in the afternoon:
Everyone is waiting for the 20 min delayed northbound local as heavy snowfall obstructs traffic on both sides of the pass.
Regional train leaving Bohinjska Bistrica for Nova Gorica. It'll take the next 10 min to get trough under the southernmost range of the Julian alps.