A single railcar is enought for this regional mid afternoon service between Brescia and Parma, waiting for a meeting in the small station of Torrile S. Polo.
In an overheated afternoon, a couple of ageing railcars stops for a few minutes in the stylish station of Piadena, befor proceeding to Brescia.
The small station of Bosco sees just a few passengers a day, but retains its importance for meetings of trains, on this single track heavy trafficked line.
A single railcar runs towards Reggio Emilia, in the rural countryside near Pratissolo
The track is barely visible, but the railcar continue to follow it along the rural branch towards Guastalla, in agricultural Pianura Padana lowland.
A regional train between Faenza and Firenze is about to enter Marradi station, a small village, but the biggest station on this secondary route through the Appennines
The first glimpse of autumn colours makes a good scenery for this couple of railcars from Lavezzola towards Faenza.
A couple of Minuetto DMUs has just left Marradi station towards Faenza, on a sunny autumn morning.
In the oversized yard of Saluzzo station, a single railcar departs toward Cuneo, passing the old loco shed. Today only freight trans pass this desolated station, as a week after this picture was t... (more)
The flying railcar!
A huge viaduct was built in the early '80 to reopen the modest branch line between Asti and Castagnole delle Lanze, operated by only eight daily passengers returns.
Less than... (more)
In the warm morning light, a single railcar crosses the intensively cultivated fields of pianura Padana lowland, northern Italy.
A Minuetto DMU stops briefly in Cotignola, once a station and now reduced to a simple stop.
April 1996 was the last month of freight only operation over Casalecchio-Vignola line, the line was finally closed for refurbishment and reopened in 2003 for frequent suburban passenger traffic, b... (more)
The last train of 940 006, after expiring of boyler ticket, was a Fabriano - Castelraimondo-Camerino, in central Italy, on the scenic Fabriano - Macerata line.
The overgrown loop in Stanica is nowadays the end station of the Rudy Raciborskie museum railway, in southern Poland.
A touristic excursion has just reversed and heads towards Rudy.