The BDZ 01-23 is making a brief stop at the most station to check and to service the engine. During this time, the 05-01 is overtaking the passenger train.
Portrait of the BDZ Mikado steam locomotive 01-23. The steamer has been built in Switzerland in 1935 by Winthertur.
Steam and mosque.
The Bulgarian Mikado 01-23 is leaving the Knizhovnik station with an early morning passenger train.
The locomotives of the BDZ class 01 were often referred to as Tabakloks (Tobacco locomotives). This is because Bulgaria paid for them by shipping tobacco to Switzerland in exchange for the locomot... (more)
Only a few minutes before the sun disappeared behind the hills, the DBZ Mikado 01-23 is crossing a wonderful viaduct on its way from Kardzhali to Momchilgrad.
The Corona express is passing by the little station of Sredna Arda on its way from Most to Kardzhali.
The BDZ Pacific 05-01 is waiting to depart the Momchilgrad station with a passenger train to Podkova. In the same time, the Mikado 01-23 is shunting in the station.
The BDZ Mikado 01-23 hauling the Corona express is storming by the little village of Perperek. The minaret of the local mosque can be seen in the distance.
The crew of the 01-23 is having a little break in the Kardzhali station.