Another lucky break in the trees lights up the morning train from Colombo to Jaffna departing from the small junction of Polgahawela.
To express my sadness to the people of Sri Lanka at the terrific terrorist attack on Easter Sunday I am posting this photo of a happy family that came to the railway station to see the steam train... (more)
This is the very quaint departures board at Bandarwela station. Very different to the digital screens we usually see, these days.
If you have to get your feet wet when photographing trains you know you're onto a good shot....
Sun, sea, sand and ALCOs... What more do you need?!
The local train to Anuradhapura splits the semaphore signals at the small station of Nagollagama.
The morning commuter train pulls into Mount Lavinia station hauled by one of the distinctive MLW built M4 locomotives - African cabbed (although not in Africa!) MX620s powered with an ALCO 12-251C... (more)
The distant headlight heralds the approach of a train to Kandy's station, with its impressive semaphore signals. The night shift signalman looks on.
One of those rare occasions where the sunlight falls perfectly through the trees.....
Sri Lanka Railways MLW MX620 754 stands in the sidings at Anuradhapura station.
Pocket Sized Coach
A nicely cared for, compact Chinese-built coach for the district engineer in Nanu Oya. I value your comments
Repair in place?
The ever-encroaching jungle has made a good start on reclaiming this coach with a broken back. I value your comments
Passenger train from Badulla to Colombo