A passenger train is arriving at the Avramovo station which is the highest railway station in the Balkans at 1267 m above sea level.
A passenger train is leaving tunnel #32, the longest tunnel of the Rhodope narrow gauge system with 315 meters. In a few seconds, the train will arrive at Avramovo, the highest railway station in ... (more)
The Henschel 75-004 was hauling our steam charter train on the line section between Velingrad and Avramovo. The train is seen here passing the abandoned Pashovo station.
A passenger train to Septemvri hauled by the Henschel narrow gauge locomotive 75 005 is awaiting departure from the Velingrad station.
The Rhodopen-Railway - often referred as Rhaetian Railway of the Balkan - is a 760mm narrow gauge line running from Septemvri to Dobrinishte in the Rhodopen mountains in Bulgaria. Since their deli... (more)
Portrait of the Henschel & Sohn narrow gauge locomotive #75-004 at the Dobrinichte station.
The narrow gauge Henschel locomotive 75 005 is resting inside the Septemvri shed.
A passenger train hauled by the BDZ narrow gauge locomotive 75-005 (built by Henschel in Germany) is arriving at the Velingrad station.
Apparently May is wellknown for a lot of rainy days in Bulgaria. BDZ 75005 is trying to keep ahead of the heavy rainshowers, somewhere between Kostandovo and Velingrad.
Passenger train on the Septemvri–Dobrinishte narrow gauge line crossing the Rhodope mountains, south of Sofia. BDZ 75005 is arriving at Tsepina station.
Passenger train on the Septemvri–Dobrinishte narrow gauge line. 4 trains a day in each direction, plenty of photo opportunities on this line crossing the Rhodope mountains, south of Sofia.
Outside of the Septemvri workshops, the diesel locomotive 75 004-2 is getting prepared for the next run out on the line.
Rush hour at the Varvara station.
The two different diesel locomotive classes operating on the Septemvri narrow gauge system can be seen on this picture. On the left is the class 77 built in Romania and on the right is the class 7... (more)
Friendly smiles at the Belica station. Oh, by the way, the narrow gauge diesel locomotive is a Henschel product built in Germany in 1965.