A passenger train is arriving at the Avramovo station which is the highest railway station in the Balkans at 1267 m above sea level.
The BDZ 760 mm narrow gauge locomotive 77 008 has been built in Romania by the "23 August Werke" in Bucharest.
77 005 with train 16102 on a very old bridge, a part of the narrow gauge railway. Due to the reconstruction of the road that is already started as you can see, the bridge will be destroyed. The ne... (more)
BDZs 77002 heads the 14.50 Dobrinishte - Septemvri through Gulijna Banja high up in the Rhodope mountains .
One of four BDZ class 77 narrow gauge locos sold to Argentina stands outside the locomotive works at Septemvri after a repaint next to standard gauge loco 52-086 .
In recent years, to see a freight train on this line - something extremely rare!
Two a lonely looking horses are passing through the line, while the train is coming towards Yakoruda station. The speed of the train was slow (30-40 kph) and no horses were be injured. :)
The magic of the narrow gauge line in the Rhodopi mountain. Throughout its route the line passes through a series of complex shapes in the mountain. The picture was actually shot on the same train... (more)