I'd walk a mile for a camel
The exit from Ghinda is marked by a sharply curved, steeply graded viaduct, over which the little 0-4-4-0T's need all their strength to haul a few frei... (more)
Railway maintenance in Ghinda
Steam special train on the line Ghinda - Asmara with Class 442.59.
It was taken in November 2006.
On the horseshoe curve out of Ghinda station, Mallet tank 442.59 crosses another of the many viaducts that were rebuilt during the railway's reconstruction after the war of independence from Ethio... (more)
Mallet tank 442.59 lifts its train over one of several viaducts between Baresa and Ghinda as a goatherd follows his goats on the path below. This shot gives a good impression of the gradients on t... (more)
Mallet tank 442.59 pulls into Baresa station with its charter train.
A colourfully dressed lady wanders across the station yard at Ghinda in front of the disused turntable, while a Mallet tank shunts freight cars.
Small Mallet 440.008 engages in some shunting at Ghinda, while large Mallet 442.59 waits to take a train down to the coast at Massawa.