A pair of ALCOs blast through the semaphore signals at the small station of Lunsariya in the plains of Gujarat whilst hauling train 16337 from Okha to Ernakulem.
Just a few hours into its mammoth 60 hour journey covering almost 2000 miles, the ALCO is just getting warmed up as it enters Rajkot station.
Away from the steam operated top end which gets most of the pictures, the Darjeeling Railway is still a fantastic line with lots of street running matched by mountain views. Here 605 drops into th... (more)
One of the last few remaining Metre Gauge lines sees a YDM4 cross the Choral River with a train from Mhow to Sanawad on a glorious sunny afternoon.
In the Arctic Circle, Rovianemi is "famous" as being the "official" home of Santa Claus..... Here however its a russian built SR1 hauling the heavy freight in somewhat seasonal conditions.
On just another day of regular commuter train steam loco operation at Leszno, the loco runs around its train ready to work back to Wolsztyn in the early morning twilight.
A small local train departs from Lyuboml on its way to the Polish border.
Employees debate the mechanical issues of the day, surrounded by no less than four steam locomotives which will be kept in-steam overnight, ready for the next days running....
Two big ALCOs take a breather (and a drink) at sunrise whilst parcels and passengers are unloaded after approx 12 hours of running with the Kamrup Express from Calcutta. With 354 miles completed, ... (more)
North British Locomotive #792 starts the climb up to Ghoom
The train to Gwalior approaches the small halt of Ambikeshwar.
It was a bit crowded on the morning narrow gauge train from Gwalior to Sheopur....
The morning train from Mailani to Bahraich approaches the small village of Matera on one of the last few sections of India's metre gauge as the buffaloes take a dip....
The early morning train from Mhow to Sanawad crosses over the Narmada River Bridge in Madhya Pradesh on the once mighty metre gauge network.
An ALCO WDP3A crosses the Pambam Bridge on to the island of Rameswaram with a local passenger train from Madurai.