CLP17 'ARABANA' built as CL8 in 1971 then rebuilt in 1993 and fitted with twin generating sets for HEP. Now used purely on freight.
Kushiro to Sapporo service emerging from snowsheds on the Nemuro line.
Easter Saturday 1980 as CC6567 prepares to run to Paris with a second division of my train. These magnificent locomotives were 5900kw 1.5kv DC monsters. They were fitted with body mounted traction... (more)
Class leader 8100 heads up another 220 car ore train as it passes through the red earth of outback north western Australia on its way to the port.
E3 in the dead end at Omagari about to reverse direction to head off to Akita
100 series shinkansen Kodama service approaching Hakata
The morning school train hauled by L 1156 seen here near Garfield. These locomotives were built in the UK by English Electric and imported to Australia. They were magnificent to drive with a 36 no... (more)
Niseko Express ski service bound for Sapporo
300 series shinkansen coming in to Kyoto
Mainline plow on standby at Otaruchikko
Nankai railway Ltd Ex Koya comes in for a cross with an Namba ( Osaka ) bound local stopping service
The rubber tyred Kobe Port Liner and the amazing infrastructure used to fit it in to an already heavily built up area.
No less than six radio sets to enable operation across all of the standard gauge network in Australia. The result of privatising all of the state railway systems. The big box on the control pedest... (more)