Welcome to Mainline South, a gallery compiled by Richard Stiles. The main aim of this gallery is to record the railway scene across Europe. Most of the scenes that interest me are disappearing, with modernisation sweeping away the old (but interesting) infrastructure. My focus is primarily hauled workings, either freight or passenger. I hope you enjoy browsing through my photographs.
БДЖ България: София, Пирдоп, Костенец, Велинград, Септември, май 2013
A successful trip to Bulgaria in May 2013, with Messrs Bearton, Blazey and Caplan. Managed to see some Kolumnas vice cart on the Plovdiv ~ Pangyurishte line, and quite a few classic Skoda electrics, class 43 and 44. Bulgaria is a very beautiful country, and remarkably unspoilt. The Cyrillic text is fascinating but hard to read! We were in a hire car, without it most shots were impossible to obtain due to lack of train frequencies.Read More