Around 1930 a new type of trains appeared all over Europe: self-propelled railcars powered by liquid fuel, consisting of a single unit with an open interior including the driver's seat. The German... (more)
Rush hour at the Arbaroba station with two Mallets and three donkeys.
Waiting for the departure from the Nefasit station.
In Eritrea, a few Russian Ural 375-D trucks that have been built in the Soviet Union in the 60’s and 70’s have been converted to run on rail wheels. They have been used in the Eritrean railway rec... (more)
The Mallet 442-54 is steaming through the village of Damas with a mixed train.
The Mallet 442-54 is shunting at the Massawa station.
A short freight train has left the village of Nefasit a few minutes ago and has now attacked the continuous climb towards Asmara.
A short freight train is crossing the Moncullo viaduct near Massawa. Although it is quite rare to see a steam train on the line, the local kids were more interested in the photographer than by the... (more)
The Mallet 442 54 is leaving the small city of Ghinda with a short freight train bound to Nefasit. A local fan of the former English football player Michael Owen is watching the scene.
Portrait of the Italian built Mallet 442-54. The locomotive has been built by Ansaldo in Genova in 1938.
The Mallet 442-54 is leaving the port of Massawa with a freight train to Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea. Massawa is located on the Red Sea. The city was the capital of the Italian colony of ... (more)
The small Mallet 440 008 is on its way to Asmara with a short freight train.