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.
Deutsche Bahn; Berlin January 2013
Kolumnas on the Ostbahn; due to the closure of the mainline through Frankfurt Oder, EC trains were diverted through Lichtenberg to Kostryzn, and diesel hauled by Kolumnas from Deutsche Bahn or MEG (Mitteldeutschen Eisenbahn GmbH). Very cold, and the snow started to fall, but a very enjoyable trip with Mr Caplan. Also visited the superb tram-line from Strausberg to Lustgarten.Read More