the dead line in Colton is about 150 locos long - some SD40-2's or C40-8's but also a lot of newer SD70M's are sidelined due to lack of work ...
This is the result of a collision with a rock of about 50 tons weight, found on the rails behind a curve when descending from Ticlio to Casapalca. Emergency braking of the engineer was of little e... (more)
1001 is moved by hand on the turntable, full of water
Now, waht is left for our 6-car passenger extra, is the visible track, ending at a concrete block, which is already inclined, and behind which is NOTHING for about 200 meters in hight .....
The Andean Explorer bound for Puno comes down from the summit through the deserted landscape.
Slowly grinding downwards towards San Bartolome.
Ferrocarril Huancayo - Huancavelica
this meter-gauge SD40-2T tunnelmotor basks in the morning sunlight
#4319 has delivered the crane to the site of a derailment of 3 boxcars and a gondola
Waiting under a rainbow to lead a railfan special back to Munich
before departure, the engineer and the "safety-man" have a chat. These safety-men ride on one of the last cars of each train to ensure braking possibility if the train should tear apart.
2-axle motorcar plus 4-axle coach roam the streets of Zagreb
note the "Pendolino - effect"
This is supposed to be the heaviest railroad in Europe ( > 30 tons axle-load ). Browncoal hauling from the mine to the power stations. Trains are working in Push-Pull mode. Engineer has a "super-w... (more)