Portrait of the Russian built FCC heavy diesel locomotive TE-114K #52689 is hauling a freight train near Havana.
The FCC (Cuban Railway) was operating a variety of homebuilt railbuses when I visited there in 2000. To my knowledge, this one awaiting departure from the Guareiras station has been built by Taino... (more)
FCC passenger train to Havana near Guareiras
A passenger train to Havana makes a brief stop at the Guareiras station. The locomotive 61611 has been built in Lugansk (Ukraine). These engines were also very popular in the former eastern block ... (more)
Shunting scenery in the afternoon sun
Colorful steam loc monument in the park 'Parque de los Agrimensores' near the main station Estación Central de Ferrocarriles
Rail car (former GDR = German Democratic Republic) waits for shunting to track 1 with the platform and the run toward Siguaney
Ferrocarriles de Cuba's Chinese built DF7G-C diesel locomotive propels a single carriage towards Estacion Central after previously traversing the railway tracks beneath the bridge out of La Coubre... (more)
Ferrocarriles de Cuba's Chinese built DF7G-C diesel locomotive heads out of Havana with a carriage transfer from La Coubre railway station to the main Estacion Central railway station.
It's not dangerous to cross the tracks with the bike, the railcar doesn't run
Diese loc shunting with a freight car
Leaving a rural wayside station near the Hershey end of the line.
MLW MX624 no 52414 shunts tank wagons at Cardenas. Note the arches which trains pass through to enter the station.