In the Arctic Circle, Rovianemi is "famous" as being the "official" home of Santa Claus..... Here however its a russian built SR1 hauling the heavy freight in somewhat seasonal conditions.
Sr1 #3110 with empty wood train from Kokkola to Seinäjoki.
Mixed freight train T3079 from Tampere to Kokkola.
Two VR Sr1 "Siperian susi" (Wolf of Siberia) are pulling a 60+ consist of empty Russian oil tank cars (with 4-, 6- and 8-axle equipment !) up on the high speed line. The penetrating smell of oil w... (more)
A liquid gas train leaves Riihimäki freight yard to the south of Finland after switching to the mainline Tampere-Helsinki.
The Sr1 is a class of electric locomotives built for VR (Finnish railways). These 25kV locomotives were built in the Soviet Union at the Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Factory between 1973 and ... (more)
Sr1 locomotive and some Intercity cars going to Helsinki.
Sr1 locomotive and some Express cars going to Turku.
Foremost has just disconnected from wagons. Backmost is moving slowly.
Going to Tampere.