Monday, May 7, 2012

Lintasan-Lintasan Kereta Api yg Menakjubkan

Bagi beberapa orang, (entah mengapa) melihat kereta api dan lintasannya adalah sesuatu yang menyenangkan. Orang-orang seperti ini di seluruh dunia, biasanya membentuk perkumpulan pecinta kereta api. Dan memang kereta api adalah alat transportasi yang paling banyak memiliki fans. Nah postingan AMJG kali ini, mengenai lintasan-lintasan kereta api dengan pemandangan yang indah dari seluruh dunia. Jadi meskipun anda bukan fans kereta api, minimal anda menyukai pemandangan-pemandangan indah yang ada di latar belakangnya ...

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: ASEA AEM-7
Location: Perryville, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 947
Train ID: Unknown

The 2011 Canadian Pacific Holiday Train does it's stop in Ayr ON on a beautiful clear night.
Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Ayr, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 9824
Train ID: CP 01H

An eastbound BNSF coal train rolls through Lombard, Montana. A bit of smoke from forest fires to the west contributes to a colorful sunset.
Railroad: Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Lombard, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: 6410
Train ID: Unknown

Railroad: Algoma Central Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Montreal River Falls, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: AC 1756
Train ID: WC 4

World famous "Glacier Express" with cars from St.Moritz and Davos to Zermatt is rounding the tight curve below the ruins of Wackenau castle in the gorge of the Vorderrhein between Reichenau and Trin. In Disentis the train will be split in two parts for the further journey via Oberalp pass to Andermatt, through Furka tunnel, the Goms and Matter valley to its final destination.
Railroad: RhB
Locomotive: Ge 4/4 III
Location: Trin, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 652
Train ID: 909

2-6-2+2-6-2 Garratt 14A 512 of the "Victoria Falls Steam Train Company" (VFST) with a mixed freight/passenger for Geoff's Trains/Tanago, including two diner and a baggage, is crossing slowly the 128 metres high Victoria Falls bridge over Zambezi river between Zimbabwe (right) and Zambia (left). On the right in the background the famous 5 star Victoria Falls Hotel.
Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Garratt 2-6-2+2-6-2
Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: 14A 512
Train ID: Unknown

"Transsiberian Express"
Railroad: Circum-Baikal Railway
Locomotive: TEM2
Location: Irkutsk Region, Russia
Locomotive #: TEM2 7530
Train ID: MZD I971

Perurail 358 rolls east along the Urubamba River, with a load of tourist headed to Ollantaytambo. Early 2010 this section of the line was washed out by a major flood that was the worst in the area in at least 40 years.
Railroad: Peru Rail
Locomotive: Alco DL535
Location: Chillca, Peru
Locomotive #: PR 358
Train ID: Unknown

Passenger train goes along the coast of the Black Sea near Sochi city. Electric locomotive VL10-1300 (Vladimir Lenin) is at the head of the train.Railroad: Russian Railways
Locomotive: VL10
Location: Sochi, Caucasus Region, Russia
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: VL10-1300

The TranzAlpine teeters across the Slovens Creek Viaduct on its journey back east under a speed restriction imposed due to aftershocks from the 7.1m Christchurch earthquake 11 days prior. Within the next half hour the train will have crossed three more viaducts and passed through more than a dozen tunnels before reaching the more sedate scenery of the Canterbury plains.
Railroad: KiwiRail
Locomotive: DC
Location: Cass, New Zealand
Locomotive #: DC 4513
Train ID: 804

The circle viaduct of Brusio regained quiet and majesty after the hustle and bustle during summer with the temporarily installed labyrinth and the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Bernina line. For this photo with the beautiful fall colors I had to get up early to travel almost 6 hours by train and a short leg by bus, then hiking on a narrow, steep, hidden and almost overgrown path for 40 minutes to reach this photo position on the edge of the abyss. ALLEGRA trainset ABe 8/12 3505 "Giovanni Segantini" is pulling train 1652 Tirano-St.Moritz over the viaduct.
Railroad: RhB
Locomotive: ABe 8/12
Location: Brusio, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 3505
Train ID: 1652

One of CP's monster 12000 f.t 110's grinds its way up the ruling Heron Bay sub grade at Neys and the train can be seen over 2 miles away along the steep rock bluffs overlooking Lake Superior.
Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Neys, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 8781
Train ID: CP 110

A pair of SD70M-2s speed east at track speed, just east of Swan Landing with M304's train.
Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70M-2
Location: Brule, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: CN 8846
Train ID: CN M30451 03

Both CN and CP change sides in the Fraser River canyon at Cisco BC..Westbound CN on home rails crosses above the CP bridge..Directional running has CN line for westbounds and CP for eastbounds
Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Cisco, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: CN 2672
Train ID: 411

Under dark skies, a westbound intermodal flies through Morant's with a GEVo leading
Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 8714
Train ID: Unknown

In the middle of winter, an eastbound grain train makes an incredibly beautiful sight on a wintry morning
Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 8723
Train ID: Unknown

The Royal Scotsman luxury tour train heads away from Kyle of Lochalsh
Railroad: British Rail
Locomotive: Class 37
Location: Kyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 37401
Train ID: Unknown

Three Amtrak engines pull the westbound Grand Luxe passenger special over the Colorado River on this cloudy and wet day.
Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Burns, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 183
Train ID: Unknown

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2
Location: Zimbabwe Victoria Falls (Zambia side), Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown

A lucky break in the clouds catches the K1 on Glenfinnan viaduct in the last week of the Jacobite Steam Train season.Railroad: British Railways
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-0
Location: Fort William, United Kingdom
Locomotive #: 62005
Train ID: Unknown

Two new locomotives head west.Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 8733
Train ID: CP 105

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW)
Location: Bingen, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 5050
Train ID: Unknown

An immaculate Class 24 leads an eastbound mixed frieght across the Kaaimans River Bridge.
Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: George, South Africa
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown

Union Pacific's executive passenger train pulled by a A-B-A set of E-Units curves through Tunnel 29 and smokes its way toward Pinecliffe, Colorado.
 Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Pinecliffe, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: UP 949
Train ID: Unknown

Trivandram to Nizamuddin(3149Kms) is the longest distance, that is traveled by any Rajdhani express in India. In this photo, Nizamuddin bound Rajdhani express, is crossing the Shastri river bridge after exiting the Parchuri tunnel.
Railroad: Konkan Railway
Locomotive: WDP-3A
Location: Sangameshwar, Maharashtra, India
Locomotive #: 15501
Train ID: 12431

The Andean Explorer has just started its journey to Cuzco, travelling alongside the famous Titicaca Lake with the city of Puno in the background. This is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world with 3811 m (12500 ft) above sea level.
Railroad: Peru Rail
Locomotive: Alco/MLW DL560
Location: Puno, Peru
Locomotive #: Perurail 659
Train ID: Westbound Andean Explorer

Railroad: Ferrocarril Central del Peru
Locomotive: unknown
Location: Maticana-Lima, Peru
Locomotive #: GE 1001
Train ID: Caripa 1001

The mountains of Tibet, where a new railway was opened in july 2006. This train is headed for Chengdu, 3.360 km and 46 hours away. The highest point on the Tibet line is at 16.640 feet (5.072 m) - a new world record. The locomotives of type GE C38AChe are built by General Electric in Pennsylvania, USA.
Railroad: China Rail
Locomotive: Class NJ2
Location: North of Lhasa, Tibet, China
Locomotive #: NJ2 0047
Train ID: T 24

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