Trains and locomotives worldwide
The colorful variety of rail transport international around the globe, be it the heavy freight train
in the vast steppes of Mongolia or the ore train in the Brazilian jungle or the the TGV, the
high speed train, which connects French cities. The photo gallery shows shots and pictures of passenger
and goods trains, motor coaches, railcars, diesel and electric locomotives, pictures of international
railways, state or private companies of the respective countries, normal, broad or narrow gauge
tracks. Extra tours, special events, excursions, train station festivals, historical tractions
are also presented. A short note is given in the description to the picture.
You wonít find the Japanese Shinkansen in this gallery.
Therefore an extra gallery was created to show
rail traffic. This apply also for
, whose pictures are presented in their national gallery. The pictures of
railway companies are shown as well in additional galleries.
Since the railways also like to operate in cross-border traffic, it always applies that the pictures are shown
in the gallery of the country in which the locomotive or the vehicle is registered.
The steam locomotives mustnít be missing, but they have as well their own national galleries,
due the intensive amount of available photos. One is reserved for
steam trains, another one for
steam trains and one for
and as last one for the winter steam in
, locomotives and regular freight trains in Chinese factories and coal mine.
All other steam trains pictures are presented in the
and international gallery.
Some Photos have a corresponding Video clip. If you prefer to see motion instead of
a HD image then you should switch to
Video to photo summary.
There you will find videos which are listed in the same sequence as the photos and
which are uploaded to the Internet. Please note that as starting sequence
there is no restriction on search options.
You are welcome to modify as to your personal preference and then rebuild the overview again.
Following on from the picture gallery, there are explanations and requirements.
Further pages can be found on the subject of railways, trains and locomotives.
No photo gallery? Worth knowing about technology and program
If your operating system doesnít build the photo gallery, but instead displays a warning that
restricts the display of active content, allow the blocked risk. The navigation, the selection
menus of the photo gallery as well as the control of the gallery pages are completely written
version 3.0 the entire screen is designed in container technology with a maximum of 5 areas,
which are set visible or kept hidden depending on the screen width. Same width also determines
how many shots can be shown in a row and automatically adjusts to it when you refresh the
screen, similar to your Windows Explorer. Due to the variable structure of the gallery,
unfortunately, no headings can be given any longer, which area will be displayed next.
The photo gallery itself as one on the 5 subsections is displayed with dynpro subscreen
technology, means in the screen encircled container 2 other containers are connected in the
top left position. One of these sub-container shows as transparent background image
the Polish ET22-623 in Wojnowice; the other container contains the text. The wallpaper in the
background is fixed with 100% x-axis and 100% y-axis and
7600 pixels, the text container calculates its depth itself. Depending to your screen
configuration, one container is displayed deeper than the other, so there it at the bottom an
overpowering beyond the edge of one of the containers. In normal cases the wallpaper should
finish deeper than the text.
Some patience, please note
The pictures of the photo gallery are extremely compressed to 165 * 110 pixels,
thus very fuzzy, but this is the intention. By clicking the frame you will get the actual size
with an image resolution of 2250 * 1500 pixels and the detailed data to the picture.
You can click the graphics right away, the second screen will open, but it may be that
your Internet browser will load all the photos in the gallery before the single photo
is activated in the zoom. Also note that your computer may issue a warning about active
elements in the background. Without activation and during charging, the zoom screen
remains black, which is not a program error, it is just the background color.
Please be patient. How the photo description is structured and which possibilities
you have in operating the system, is shortly summarized in the
to the photo.
Enthusiasts and railway experts
Railway fans are welcome to contribute additional data, since the author
doesnít consider himself a professional for example concerning classes or history of
a locomotive. Through our
you can access to other interesting galleries and
presentations on the topic of steam locomotive and railway on the Internet.
Webmasters, companies, railway stations, associations, museums, clubs, organizations,
who like to be linked to our list, we offer the chance to cross reference by
exchanging links to your presentation. Would you like to
for your proposals, suggestions, improvements and criticism.