The track guard uses a measuring rod to check the track gauge and elevation of the track in a curve.
Only rarely do individual coal trains travel to another unloading point just south of Nanzhan for unloading, probably according to the quality of the coal. One of the cars is about to be tipped he... (more)
Barrier guard near Dongbolizhan station on the Sandaoling open cast pit railroad. The barrier is operated manually, the barrier on the other side of the three tracks moves simultanously via a wire... (more)
Chinese track workers in the loading area of the Sandaoling open cast coal pit.
The friendly barrier guard at a crossing near Dongbolizhan, on the coal mine railroad of Sandaoling. In his well-heated guard's house, he has a video screen with a view of the road on both sides o... (more)
Chinese trackworkers near the Erjing coal mine of Sandaoling. They were correcting the track position by means of a track measuring rod and a simple straightening machine.
Santa and his helpers give everyone a wave as the Christmas train heads for Kingsport.
Abandoned roundhouse at Canfranc, built for steamlocomotives on the iberian broad gauge.
The 105 meter long funicular railway of Pau, which connects the railway station with the town centre, with a grade of 30.0 % and a hight difference of 26 meter. The cars are circulating every 3 mi... (more)
An empty TGV train from Tarbes towards Bordeaux is passing the impressive hall of the Pau station in the "blue hour".
The impressive canopy of Lisboa Oriente station, built by the spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, in the early morning light-
The impressive canopy of Lisboa Oriente station, built by the spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, with commuter trains in the morning.
Scalabrini Ortiz Museum and preservation center general view. At backrgound, Sarmiento line shops and yard
Hippsche Wendescheibe (Hipp's turning signal) at Neuthal. This type of signal was developed by the inventor and watchmaker Matthäus Hipp and was first used in Winterthur in 1862. The signal is nam... (more)
This is not the way to treat a carload of beer. A split switch just south of the Birmingham station caused quite a pileup over half a century ago..