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Old June 19th, 2010, 11:42 AM   #1
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MISC | Cog Railways of the World

I open this thread for you to put photos of these very special railways that exist in our mountains, particularly in Europe.
Photos of the Ribes-Núria rack-railway in the FGC company, in Catalonia (Spain). This train makes the journey between the town of Ribes de Fresser and the Sanctuary of Nuria in the the Catalan Pyrenees. The lower station is at 900 meters altitude and Nuria station about 2000 meters above sea level. The photos belong to the most modern rolling stock of the line. There are still original trains of 1931.
This line is very close to my house and I will visit it often. Here are pictures of two different days during the fall. Almost all photos are made by me. The camera is an Olympus E-300 8 mpx.
I would like to post pictures of other similar lines in your countries
This first photo is not mine. I've taken from www. These are the original railway, 1931

Here you have my reportage:






















Other photos of other authors:


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Old June 19th, 2010, 11:47 AM   #2
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Only a suggestion: too much photos = no photos at all
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Old June 19th, 2010, 11:58 AM   #3
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Rack-railways in the world

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Only a suggestion: too much photos = no photos at all
It is just for that you have a general idea of trains on this line. I have over 1000 photos on my hard disk
The truth is that I am not a good journalist , sorry for the large number of photos
Thanks.

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Old June 19th, 2010, 10:34 PM   #4
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I like your photos and the line. It was only to say that if there are a lot of photos some may decide to skip them.

I live near a rack railway, too. And it uses the same rolling stock of the Nuria line:

http://www.ferrovie.it/forum/viewtop...923680#p923680

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This is the same trains Stadler true Swiss manufacturing, it takes about 15 years on the line. The other units are also Stadler. thanks for this pic...
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Old February 5th, 2012, 10:47 PM   #8
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blogen what is the gauge of the railway line?
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Old February 6th, 2012, 11:06 AM   #10
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Standrad gauge (1435 mm/4ft8.5in): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budapest_Cog-wheel_Railway

The Mount Washington line is 1422 mm/4ft8in: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_W...on_Cog_Railway
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it is a funicular, not a cog railway
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Oh well, then I guess I might as well go ahead at having its hideousness foul the urban page too
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