Passing under the main tower of Cairo central station
Modern passenger cars pulled by a quite old-looking German locomotive (although it was built in the 1980's) are entering the southern, terminus tracks of Cairo station.
From left to right: American built, German built, and French built imports (GE C18-7I, Henschel AA.22T, Alstom GA DE-900-AC)
Main tracks or main street? I'd be scared to be walking in the middle of such tracks, with trains coming from everywhere. But tracks or street, it seems that it does not make any differen... (more)
Free riders Passenger train travel, Egyptian style!
An incredible, yet ordinary scene About 300 feet before the platform, passengers run and try catch the train before it enters the station, so as to be sure to get a seat. Not all of them ... (more)
An incredible, yet ordinary scene About 300 feet before the platform of the main passenger station of Cairo, passengers run and try catch the still running train before it enters the stat... (more)
3242 works a Army train south of Luxor,and the army personel on the first wagon were not pleased to see a camera pointing there way ! !
3269 works a southbound train from Cairo to Aswan seen passing the small town of Al-Radwania
3125 works the 15.00pm southbound local train from Aswan to High Dam Station
3121 works a southbound 1st /2nd class express train from Cairo to Aswan High Dam Station
3125 is seen working the 08.00am Aswan to High Dam, seen just before the High Dam Station