Burning into the night

The regular freight train connecting Bully-Grenay in France and Tessenderlo in Belgium has been riding 1 hour later than usual, permanently it seems. Only a few days a year can it be photographed in what you could call daylight. Also so in my hometown De Pinte beginning of July. While going for a stroll I accidently crossed paths with this train. The construction site of … Continue reading Burning into the night

Exploring new territories

Rather early in the day it was done with scheduled loco-hauled passenger trains around Horna Stubna. This was the opportunity to travel north a bit, led by my photo companions of the day, to explore a bit of the busy mainline between Zilina and Presov. They showed me the area around Svosov, where an old station building is still standing. The cross on the right … Continue reading Exploring new territories

Giant steel monster

The gloomy and short winter day ended at the monumental bridge over the Rhine river at Duisburg. I squeezed the camera through a fence to get a decent view on the steel monster, hoping for some freight but getting a bright passenger train. Nicely contrasting the bridge. It was only getting darker and I was getting more and mmore soaked and cold: the signal for … Continue reading Giant steel monster