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I am not sure about its purpose, my best guess would be getting tools and spare parts up the incline. For carring people I think that the vehicle is to small. But frankly I have not seen it in operation. Although the rails is a bit rusty, the little vehicle appears to be in good if not...
Last summer (2014) holiday I found this small industrial railway application belonging to the Nordkraft Nygård Kraftwerk, (a hydropower station) along the E6/E10 near Trældal just north of Narvik (Norway), well above the Arctic Circle. No big trains, not even a locomotive is sight nevertheless...
I hope that the forum owners do not mind adding a link to the competition. In some sort of last ditch attempt to find out more, this is what I found here:
See more in particular the entry made on 01/18/14 by EMD5555.
As I am also on the lookout for the same booklet and have posted similar questions as the starter of this tread on other forums, with the same results: no response at all!
Anyway I am still looking for a reliable printed source on roster information of Class II’s and Class III’ railroads, for...
Two more photos which I took on earlier occasions both taken at platform level.
The first shows a NMBS class 77 diesel ready to assits a heavy passenger train op the incline at the west side (towards Brussel) of the station.
The seccond is a Thalys trainset.
Modern Railway Cathedral
On my way south for a short holiday in October 2012, I had to change trains at the Liège-Guillemins station (Belgium) while waiting for my next train I took the opportunity to take some photos. The Liège-Guillemins station got a complete transformation after a design...
As to Railpictures: I do not have that ambition. But is seems for some it is a kind of holy grail to have photos accepted by Railpictures.
Any how, in my opinion good photos can be taken under all weather conditions, provided you know the effects and can incorporate these in your photos...
Do you really need sunshine and clear blue skies on order to take railway photos?
I took these three photos in Björnfjell (Norway) early in July 2012 while it was raining cats and dogs. Björnfjell is located along the Ofotbanen/Malmbannan, which has been built for transporting iron ore from...
As to RR or RY, in some instances a company has changed its name after reorganization by simply changing XY&X Railroad (RR) into XY&Z Railway (RY). So The Minneapolis & Rainy River might have gone through a bankruptcy followed by reorganization where Railroad might have changed into Railway. Of...
On the last day of the year 2002 a class 406 ICE train set of the DB passes near my home town Renswoude the Netherlands.
Although no snow on the ground it still was bitter cold that afternoon. Despite the almost clear blue sky in the background, the sun came from behind the clouds for just a...
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