This has to be one of the most unusual railways in the world. Technically a monorail, but built on a triangular track, with two guide rails at the base, the Lartigue Monorail was the brainchild of a Frenchman, Charles Lartigue and ran between Listowel and the seaside resort of Ballybunion in County Kerry, in the… Read More Ireland’s Monorail system
The New Zealand heritage Railway at Pleasant Point has a very unusual Ford Model T railcar. Originally they were built for rural lines in the Southland area of South Island in 1925. Based on a on a one-ton Model T Ford truck chassis, they never proved popular and were withdrawn in 1931. In the 1980’s… Read More Quaintest Railcar ever?
Here’s a few images from the Severn Valley Railway’s spring Gala. Lots of tank engines, a busy service, even a goods train rattling through the stations. Plus loads of stalls, real ale bars and more. On all weekend. More at the SVR website Some of my Severn Valley photos are available at Redbubble on mugs,… Read More Spring Gala SVR