Circulated today among Porretta and Pistoia, in one of his rare appearances this unusual rolling stock, it is a ETR.232 (Fast Electric Train) was the ancestor of the Italian high speed trains in t... (more)
Like most Europen railroads the Italian "FS" for "Ferrovie dello Stato" had nice electric old-timers which were in service well into the 1980's. The 428 series was a 2-B-B-2 and was composed of 3 ... (more)
I loved - and still love - the classic Italian trains. The passenger cars looked fantastic. The 2 last cars of this trains are called "centoporte" meaning "hundred doors". The most common type had... (more)
An electric loco class E.655 "Caimano" in "old livery" pulling a load convoy of cars on the Venezia/Bologna line, on a hot afternoon.
I want to inform you all, friends of Railnet, about some picutures realized
by a solder German photographer: Walter Hollnagel. During German occupation in Italy he supplied documents about americ... (more)
Grubby and graffiti tagged, FS E656-539 slows its train of covered wagons to pass through Lucca Station in northern Italy. The Ferrovie dello Stato class 656 articulated electric Bo-Bo-Bo locomoti... (more)
Pendolino from Taranto to Rome near Romagnano's Station