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Old May 14th, 2008, 02:39 AM   #1
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Hi Guys! Since I'm quite a railway fan, - and I know there are plenty of us here on SSC - I would like to see and read more of the Romanian railway system. In the future please feel free to post valuable infos, photos, news, and anything concerning the railway infrastructure transportation of Romania!

In the name of friendship: A Hungarian and a Romanian train meeting somewhere in Romania!



This is the Hungarian one:



Beautiful isnt she...? I just love trains...

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Nice...hope they are not on the same track...

As far as I know, there isn't much investment in the railway system at the moment...They've been trying for years to finish a Bucharest-Brasov high-speed track, but I'm not sure what the current status is.
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Some picture of an express train..



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Old May 14th, 2008, 02:49 AM   #4
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Let me share with You guys, some very rare and interesting photos of the Hungarian nostalgia train carrying pilgrims to Şumuleu Ciuc/Csíksomlyó!

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Credit to RawLee!

Special thanks for the symbolic gesture to the Romanian government for letting it happen!

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Old May 14th, 2008, 02:50 AM   #5
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As far as I know, there isn't much investment in the railway system at the moment...They've been trying for years to finish a Bucharest-Brasov high-speed track, but I'm not sure what the current status is.
What do You mean by high speed?
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What do You mean by high speed?
Around 200 km/h I think....nothing crazy like the TGV.
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Nice photos...thx for sharing.
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Some picture of an express train..



Great photos! Thank You!

What kind of locomotives Romanian Railways use?

RawLee, a fellow forumer I'm sure you know, only found these...

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Around 200 km/h I think....nothing crazy like the TGV.
I thought so...

Are there any plans of buying new locomotives and coaches? Railbuses?
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Great photos! Thank You!

What kind of locomotives Romanian Railways use?

RawLee, a fellow forumer I'm sure you know, only found these...

Thats a slovak train at Újpest-Rákospalota...
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Sh*t... Sorry for that... My bad...
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Now I'm sure this one is pretty old... This is why I asked for your help...

Please show us what You got!
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http://www.railpictures.net has a lot of photos,like this:

The track seems new:
Mircea Voda, Romania
August 29, 2007

Chitila, Romania
April 05, 2008
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Now I'm sure this one is pretty old... This is why I asked for your help...

Please show us what You got!
This looks very old...I've never seen one these in person.

Some Electric Locos







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Electric Locos

Class 43 (4 axels)





Class 46 (4 axels)



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Let me share with You guys, some very rare and interesting photos of the Hungarian nostalgia train carrying pilgrims to Şumuleu Ciuc/Csíksomlyó!



Credit to RawLee!

Special thanks for the symbolic gesture to the Romanian government for letting it happen!
So what, Hungarians in Romania are not "oppressed" and "trapped" anymore?!?

BTW, everybody knows that the locomotive was bearing the Greater Hungary sign but nobody really cared.

It's something normal (and even very good for Romania) that the largest Catholic gathering happens on a yearly basis in a Romania. It's beautiful stuff and both Romanians and Hungarians and other people can celebrate. Romania is nothing special than a normal country.

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Romanian locomotives: http://cfr.stfp.net/
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BTW, everybody knows that the locomotive was bearing the Greater Hungary sign but nobody really cared.
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Old May 14th, 2008, 09:16 AM   #20
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The train - as you can see - is carrying the present day Hungarian bearing on the nose, where the red star used to be...

Check the actual Hungarian bearing on Wiki:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:C...of_Hungary.svg

What does everyone know Le Clerk? No one was insulting Romania... Why are you so paranoid?
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