In the 1930’s The English Electric Company produced a series of booklets about its electrification projects of railways worldwide. No.51 (1932) covers the Bombay Suburban lines, the first to be electrified in India. These scans are of the original booklet. Thanks for reading. Check out my other posts on travel, heritage railways and more.Please click… Read More Indian Railways Electrification
Elbbrücken is the newest station on the Hamburg U-Bahn (metro) network. Opened in December 2018 it will soon be joined by a station of the same name on the S-Bahn (overground suburban railway) These titles are not strictly accurate as both systems have sections above and below ground… The S-Bahn station is still under construction… Read More Elbbrücken – Hamburg’s newest station.
Not all of the Paris Metro is underground. There’s about 6km of Line 6 elevated above the city streets, it winds its way round the southern half of the city in a semi circle, and has great views of the city and some of its more famous landmarks. All the images of the city below… Read More The metro with a view
“Mass Transit” – the Vaser Valley Railway, Romania has a very random assortment of converted vans that run on its 760mm narrow gauge track. Built between 1933-35, partly wrecked by the Nazis in WWII and rebuilt after, it was mainly a forestry railway, running for 50km in the Maramures region of Northern Romania. The converted vans… Read More Mass Transit, Romanian Style