September's second weekend marked clearly the end of summer 2019 with a massive temperature-drop and lots of rain, over 5000 feet snow. View from the train was probably much like looking out from ... (more)
Couldn't be happier with this shot: I spent two days here, and this is the only one of around 50 trains which came when the fog has cleared. Beautiful piece of equipment, a real modern day streaml... (more)
1216 902 (leased by RTS to ÖBB) is leading an intermodal down the south ramp of Tauern pass. Tried to take a 'backstage shot' to show the ambience of the place where we're shooting from all year.
I bet when you hear that something is passing through clouds your first thought is an airplane. Not this time! An SLB/CargoServ trio of Siemens Tauruses descend down toward Tarvisio to couple up t... (more)
EBFL (EisenBahnFreunde Lienz - Railfans Lienz) organised a 2 day excursion from Lienz in South Tyrol to Mallnitz-Obervellach at the top of Tauern pass. They made a photo run up&down the pass both ... (more)
Taken into service in 1971: the Pfaffenberg-Zwenberg viaduct (Pfaffen-hill and Zwen-hill are the names of two mountains it connects) was the biggest concrete bridge of it's time. 377m long, over a... (more)
The Tauernbahn runs over the Tauern massive between Schwarzach in Pongau and Spittal/Milstattersee. It is part of one of the most important north-south routes in Europe, the gateway to the Balkans... (more)
I love my job :)
Salzburg-Villach InterCity train.
RoLa train (truck-carrier) bound for Trieste slows to take the siding at Penk. Luckily it arrived before sunrise, so I was able to make this photo while it passes over the Pfaffenberg-Zwenberg bri... (more)