Friday, 27 August 2010
An locomotive Class 19 used by the Malaysian Railways during the last 125 years. According to the classifications adopted by the Malaysia Railways in 1940's Class 19 is a Diesel Shunting Locomotive.
Thursday, 26 August 2010
Saturday, 21 August 2010
The Belle Epoque steam locomotive traveling on the de la Baie de Clarens viaduct on the Blonay - Chamby Museum Railway. The line is a 3 KM long meter gauge railway line operated as part of the Blonay - Chamby Rail Museum using
vintage steam and electric locomotives and rolling stock. Thanks to the trains and the railway the beauty of the Swiss Rivera can be discovered. The museum is the home to one of the best continental collection of historic meter gauge railway stock mainly from former Swiss manufacturers and operating companies.
This is the TGV postal train between Paris and Lyon. These trains were built by Alstom between 1978 - 1986. They transport mail for the French Postal Service La Poste at a speed of 270KM/h maiking the fastest freight trains in the world.
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
The historic railway bridge over the rive Daugava on the Riga - Bolderaja line was first opened in 1873. It was re-constructed in 1914. The bridge was damaged during the first world war in 1917 and fully blown up during the second world war in 1944. The present bridge was built between 1947 and 1950. The bridge is near the Riga railway junction.
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
This C 252-94 steam locomotive was used on the Keila - Haapsalu Railway which was in operation between 1905 - 1995. The line ceased operations in 1995. The Haapsalu Railway Station is now a Railway Museum and on display are several historical locomotives that were used on the line including this one.
Wednesday, 4 August 2010
Tuesday, 3 August 2010
This steam locomotive Class 40 was used during the 125 year history of the Malaysian Railways.
According to the classifications adopted by the Malaysia Railways in 1940's Class 40 is a Steam Tank Locomotive used in the main lines.
This locomotive Class 20 was used by Malaysian Railways commencing 1957. Malaysian railways deployed these locos on the main line between Singapore and Prai and later on the East Coast main line.
Monday, 2 August 2010
The new Berlin Railway Station was opened on 26th May 2006. It is the largest and most modern railway station in Europe, effectively combines striking architecture with the mobility requirements of the 21st century. Over 1100 trains both long distance, regional and rapid transit trains calls on the 14 platform of this station.