The CTA holiday train pulls into the Linden station on the CTA Purple Line.
The direct route from A to B is not always the best. If the gradient is too steep, an additional loop is an advantage. Around 1906, for example, the engineers used this spiral-shaped track guide t... (more)
Something a bit closer to home.... as the 50+ year old class 37s look towards retirement (yet again!), 37425 catches the sunset as it crosses Ravenglass viaduct with the 14:52 Barrow to Carlisle.
"USWX 400 at Laurel Hill Blvd"
Waste Management's brand new Mother/Slug leads New York & Atlantic Railway's RS-30 at Laurel Hill Blvd on the Lower Montauk. The pair (USWX 400 & U... (more)
At 7.13 PM, the second last train of the day, "Allegra" ABe 8/12 # 3514, pulling two empty freight cars for log, is running through the spiral of the Brusio viaduct from Tirano to Poschiavo (and f... (more)
Tramway line 17 meets tramway line 17 at the station Zürich HB/Bahnhofstrasse under the Christmas illumination. In the background the stationbuilding Zürich HB (Main Station) of the Swiss Federal ... (more)
The iconic spiral viaduct of Brusio in the "blue hour", with the three "Campascio"-granite figures "Grande Figura Femminile", "Unione Granitica" and "Mater Luce e Trapasso" of the homegrown stone ... (more)
ATSF No.3751 simmers in downtown San Diego among the Hi rise buildings. Leaving Los Angeles Union Station this morning, the Santa Fe 4-8-4 traveled to San Diego's classic Santa Fe Station. The wh... (more)
Tramways and thousand lights on the 'Bahnhofstrasse'
Engineer Monroe peers down of his unit for the return trip, UP 1136. In a very dense fog, the LSB54 had just returned to Villa Grove with 55 cars after a long day of work at Shelbyville and multip... (more)
An eastbound BNSF train strolls through Kansas City on a brisk December evening.
KCS Holliday Express on display in front of the Amtrak station in Meridian, Mississippi at dusk. Over 3500 people will pass through the train and visit with Santa before the evening is over.
Streetcar of the "Cobra" type Be 5/6 # 3001 (first of the series), built in 2010, on the line # 3 to Albisrieden at the Löwenplatz stop.
Station building of Basel SBB in the blue hour, seen from the Centralbahnplatz. From Wikipedia: In 1902, the "Schweizerische Centralbahn" was transferred to the newly created Swiss Feder... (more)