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Archive for March, 2011

The TE-TOL Heating Plant is located East of Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, in the Moste area of the City, about 50 minutes brisk walk from the main railway station. The plant has a rather distinctive and colourful livery, and it’s chimneys can be seen from quite a distance. The fireless steam locomotive, LBV-04 0-6-0F (Duro Dakovic, […]

Here are some notes and photos from our trip to Croatia and Bosnia last week which may be of interest. Unlike all of its neighbouring countries Croatia doesn’t have any working steam locos and the railway there doesn’t allow steam locos from other countries to run on its tracks. The country therefore has a somewhat […]

Harz Mountains Feb 2011

I have updated my web site with some picture in Mono and Colour from the recent trip to the Hartz Mountains with Farrail. It was an excellent trip with the exception that the weather was bad. www.dorneyphoto.com Go to New Galleries Enjoy Ian Silvester

Septemvri in March 2011

Here are a few notes and photos from the Septemvri-Dobrinishte 75cm gauge line in Bulgaria at the weekend. Unfortunately the trip didn’t go at all to plan, mainly because no. 609-76 (Chrzanow 1929/1949), the line’s only working narrow gauge steam loco, failed while raising steam in the small hours of Sunday morning at the start […]

Hi, Sadly, proper winter and steam rarely came together this season for me (there was some nice winter steam in Lausitz region, but I had given up after two failed attempts on a similar event last year), often it was windy and too warm (or freezing and too warm a few days earlier, so all […]