La dolce vita: More train photographs from my friends traveling in Italy

Just to make me envious, one of my friends sent me a couple of photographs while traveling in Northern Italy.  The first one is at Milano Centrale showing a Swiss Federal Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen) electric multiple unit. These are tilting high speed trains built by Alstom Italy. The Swiss Railways classify them as RABe 503, […]

Old Oak Common Depot Open House Revisited…

Tempus fugit indeed! Here it is January 2018 already and I am finally working on a blog entry which I promised back in October 2017! If you will recall I had been in London in September of that year and was able to attend an open house at the Great Western Railway’s High Speed Train […]

God’s Wonderful Railway has an Open House.

A few short weeks ago I was once again in London. As per usual I stayed with some friends in West London. Long before the trip, the UK rail news was full of excited chatter about an “Open Door” event put on by the Great Western Railway Company. Fortuitously this was going to be happening […]