In the gloom of the running shed at Germiston locomotive depot, an engine hand gets to work with the steam cleaning apparatus on a grimy class 15CA. The loco is in for a boiler washout as evidence... (more)
The future has arrived. Brand new ACS-64 #602 is the first of its kind to arrive on the NEC. Its roof panel (with pantograph) in the foreground was removed as it undergoes testing. ACS-64s are ... (more)
Two of the new, second generation, ROTEM train sets can be seen at the also new Attiko Metro Eleonas depot. The 17 train sets are still over a year out of normal service.
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 within the Union Pacific roundhouse at Cheyenne.
Ex CNR FP9 6508 is getting serviced along side a road repair truck and OSR S-5 Alco switcher inside the OSR Salford shop. The name "Spirit of St.Jacobs" used by former owner can still be seen on ... (more)
A scene at the end of a working day in the yard at Haworth on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Yorkshire. On the right, having its tender refilled with coal is Black Five no 5305, which is v... (more)
An Amtrak Acela Set gets serviced at the Wilmington Shops
Acelas are heavier than European relatives due to more stringent impact standards in the US, and with that comes an increased need for braking power; with three rotors per axle.
A NYS&W employee is busy servicing power for two westbound trains. THe 3806 and two companion SD60s will power the tri-weekly SU99 road freight to Binghamton while the 3016 will be assigned to the... (more)
Ex passenger locomotive 2555 and F3A 204A share the load rack at SOO's N Fondy round house.
Snow, sand and fuel An employee from the fuel track at North Yard at Denver, Colorado, fuels and sands a line of locomotives on the very snowy afternoon of April 15, 2013.
A railroader at Union Pacific’s North Yard in Denver, Colorado, sweeps out a switch at the fuel track before being able to move some locomotives in a spring snowstorm on April 15, 2013.
Pop the hood and check the fluids.