On a Monday morning, Mother Nature kicks off a new week with a beautiful display of colour to greet the first Acela Express of the day from New York's Penn Station to Boston, as it zips past Concr... (more)
Long-term study of a good 3 1/2 minutes (218 seconds exposure) with the light traces on the cantonal road, the train 4645 on the Bernina line of the Rhaetian Railway from St. Moritz to Tirano and ... (more)
Even Rescuers Need Rescuing. It's a chilly evening in downtown Los Angeles as the sound of two freight motors idling fills the air. Sitting out of place in what is arguably the busiest trai... (more)
A heavy fog and light rain has descended upon the New Orleans area as UP 5541 and BNSF 5950 each waits for their crew at the west end of the Avondale yard.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad No. 1702 climbs Ferguson Hill headed west to Bryson City, North Carolina. The locomotive is pulling the final of two annual steam-powered Polar Express excursions. L... (more)
Tim L. (left) of the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society's 3751 steam crew speaks with a father and son next to the big 4-8-4's drive wheels as the locomotive simmers quietly at Union Stati... (more)
It's just after sunset as AMTK 463 leads Amtrak "Triple 7" (as the crew likes to call themselves on the radio) along the coast line, seen here skirting Pacific Cost Highway No. 1 and the... (more)
As 2018 draws to a close, a winter sunrise lights the surroundings of Liberty, NC with an Ex- N&W High Hood on P10.
GTW 4927 braves the first snowstorm of the 2015/2016 Winter in Freeport, IL.
Silvester (New Years'Eve) diner train, organised by people of the Dampfbahnverein Zürcher Oberland (DVZO), with Ae 6/6 # 11407 "Aargau" of SBB Historic, on long term loan to and operated by associ... (more)
NS 60C (East Chicago,IN/IHB-Calvert,AL) is sitting tied down on receiving track 4 at Debutts Yard on this cold December night waiting for an outbound crew to go on duty to take the train to Birmin... (more)
Gateway Western 1500 at S&I Locomotive Services in Opelousas, Louisiana. GWWR 1500 was built in 1973 as unit P&LE 1534 for the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie.
The firework in the background was for the Swiss National Day, but it's being re-ignited today for New Year's Eve 2018. All the best for 2019 to all visitors of railpictures.net!
Iconic "Chu... (more)
Christmas illumination in the tramway station Zürich Flughafen (=Airport): Line 10 has arrived
Rainy night in Budapest - Our special Christmas Tram waiting on the Liberty Bridge.