The Ybbstalbahn is one of OBB's last NG lines, and the last with any freight traffic - a once weekly timber train which was steam hauled for our group. Normally Yv2 works weekend tourist trains.
Against a backdrop of a large steelworks, this 1938-built loco performed runbys for a group of mainly British photographers in OBB's large yard in the city of Linz.
A Romanian built 0-10-0 in the care of OGEG (Austrian preservation group) with a chartered freight consist in the large OBB marshalling yard in Linz. The OBB were happy to permit our party to acc... (more)
A Romanian built 0-10-0 in the care of OGEG (Austrian preservation group) works a chartered freight consist into Urfahr station. One of the 900mm gauge tram routes of the city of Linz terminates ... (more)
A Romanian built 0-10-0 in the care of OGEG (Austrian preservation group) works a chartered freight consist on the harbour lines in Linz. The docks serve barge traffic on the River Danube, but sa... (more)
A Romanian built 0-10-0 in the care of OGEG (Austrian preservation group) works a chartered freight consist on the dock lines in Linz. the docks serve barge traffic on the River Danube.
One of OBBs few remaining NG lines. Austria's last remaining NG freight service - the once weekly timber train - is steam hauled for the benefit of our group. The line's resident steam loco normal... (more)
Passenger and freight charter trains on this attractive NG line follow each other after watering at Aschach.
Grandfather and grandsons watch with interest during one of several runbys at this spot. They were happy to be photographed.
This former Rumanian 0-10-0 dating from 1938 starts its runby with the cylinder drain cocks open.
One of Austria's most attractive NG lines, in Upper Austria not far from the Czech border. A perfect October morning - cloudless and still.
1898-built narrow gauge tank on a chartered photo freight performs on this attractive 760mm gauge line.
1898-built narrow gauge tank on a photo freight follows our passenger train near the Aschach water stop.
One of the first runbys of our trip. The Rumanian-built 0-10-0 has a period branch line mixed train in tow.
'Deltic' 55022 heads 'Hoover' 50049 with the Inverness-London Kings Cross leg of the 'Autumn Highlander' weekend tour. The train is running off Scotland's famous Forth Bridge, and you can see the... (more)