Special historic train pulled by steam locomotive class 640, with six old carriages including five type "centoporte" march in the direction of Bologna Centrale pushed by an equally elderly electro... (more)
Vintage stuff! 1933 built 626 150, from private operator SATTI, with a train of equally ancient stock, arives at Lanzo with the 1330 Turin to Germagnano.
The Swiss Classic Train (SCT) of owner Andrew Cook with the italian E 626.443 and E 626.225 during a photo stop at Dervio on the shore of Lago di Como. The train run from Tirano via Sondrio-Lecco-... (more)
626187 was built in the early 1930s! It is seen at Germagnano ready to form an afternoon service to Torino (Turin), run by private operator SATTI.
Like most Europen railroads the Italian "FS" for "Ferrovie dello Stato" had nice electric old-timers which were in service well into the 1980's. The 428 series was a 2-B-B-2 and was composed of 3 ... (more)
I loved - and still love - the classic Italian trains. The passenger cars looked fantastic. The 2 last cars of this trains are called "centoporte" meaning "hundred doors". The most common type had... (more)
Vintage locomotives parade at Milano Smistamento roundhouse