This 2016 pentecost special rolls downhill on the sinuous curves of the no. 501 railway line in eastern Transilvania.
Pentecost special from Hungary returning from Ghimes.
Overlooking an old fence we see a special train assembled with GYSEV (Hungary) rolling stock, which brought pilgrims at Csiksomlyo.
Descending from the top of the grade towards Izvorul Oltului. The Nagyhagymas (Hasmasul Mare) mountain range can be seen in the backroung.
Descending on the 2.5 percent grade.
This loco an her train are dissapearing in the fog, just like a metaphore of classic locomotives' dissapearance from the rails.
A late train due to a broken locomotive, helped by a CFR Marfa loco is nearing Miercurea Ciuc, racing with an old bus, which parralels it on the highway.
Special train from Hungary, pulled by a restored NOHAB-GM locomotive, and helped by a more powerful electric locomotive on the heavy grades of the line, is now descending towards Ghimes, where it'... (more)