This says it all about forest railways.
Midnight stop at half distance: Crews change their trains so they can both end their duty at home depot. On the left is 630 004 with a loaded iron-ore train heading Budapest, while on the right 63... (more)
Mh.6 runs high on steam as it begins the climb upon the south ramp of the line to Sankt Pölten.
Salzburg-Graz Intercity is about to arrive in Liezen. 1822m hight Hoch-Tausing gives a nice backdrop.
Rainy day advantages.
Two Tatras meeting at the narrowest place on the line: in the esses just before Hűvösvölgy. This light and mood got me to take out my gear again and take some shots.
Nova Gorica - Jesenice local exits Vintgar tunnel and passes over Radovna river.
Oil cans rolling through Zidani Most yard.
Last shot of the day, just to do something different than 'standard' rail photography.
Railjet 898 'Hochkönig' slices into the morning fog on it's way south to Klagenfurt.
Afternoon regional headed to Ljubljana.
Couldn't be happier with this shot: I spent two days here, and this is the only one of around 50 trains which came when the fog has cleared. Beautiful piece of equipment, a real modern day streaml... (more)
The very last slovenian Taurus baths in great sunlight as it passes over the remaining viaduct at Borovnica. Rare lovely weather in November.
Wishing you a happy New Year with a shot from the last seconds of 2017!
You can see here the beginning of a 10 minute eargasm, organized by 12 cylinders of EMD 645 magnificence. SZ 644 020 leaves Podbrdo for Bohinjska Bistrica with the last northbound AVT of the day.