Having started its long journey to the port of Narvik/Norway two minutes earlier, an MTAB iron ore train negotiates the tight curve between the mine yards and Kiruna main station.
Artic Express waits for crossing in the station kisepakte
Tâgkraft MX1012 has brought a construction train from Abisko area to Kiruna Station and shunts to the other end of the train.
Waiting for their next service on the Malmbanan. The new double locomotive IORE 117 "Boden" / IORE 118 "Murjek" and two old Dm3 locomotives: MTAB Dm 1219 / Dm3 1239 / Dm 1220 &... (more)
SJ InterCity from Narvik, Norway has changed ends in Kiruna, and is ready for its 14:05 departure to final destination Luleå. In the background on the right-hand side of the picture, one can see t... (more)
IORE 130 heads west from Kiruna, Sweden with another load of 70 cars of taconite. 175 km lay ahead before the loads will be transferred to ships in the ice free port of Narvik, Norway,
IORE 111 and 110 are standing in Kiruna with an ore train.
An empty ore train is on its way back from Narvik to Kiruna. In the background you see the Tornetrask lake and the highway E10.
Iron ore train on its way from Kiruna to Narvik. The passenger train visible on the right has to wait, because the heavy freight trains have priority on this line.
Passenger train 95 runs through golden landscape on its way from Narvik to Kiruna on the swedish ore line. Behind the train you see lake Torneträsk and the mountain of Roavvoiaivi.
The iron trains in europe's far north between Kiruna and Narvik belong to the heaviest trains in Europe. Here the veteran Dm3 1208-1232-1207 "Sofia" is hauling an empty train back to Kiruna throug... (more)
Hauling iron ore across the arctic is a pretty tough job.
Actually these weather conditions are not that bad, since usually the area around the Torneträsk does not see the worst wea... (more)
This is the face of Arctic passenger railroad service. (ASEA Rc6 belonging to Sweden's Statens Järnvägar) Locomotive #1326 is idling overnight ready for its 0537 departure from Kir... (more)
Empty ore-train waiting for a crossing.
Iron ore train bound for the port of Narvik, Norway. Old side-rods still in use today.