Author Archives: Wilbur's Travels

Sunday Photo – Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Haydarpasa Station, Istanbul

Great news. The iconic Haydarpasa Train Station on the Asian side of the Bosporus will re-open for train journeys from 2019. The station has been closed since 2013 as it was refurbished and the line from Istanbul to Ankara was electrified. I first travelled from there in 2009 as I made my way to Aleppo […]

Wordless Wednesday – Isambard Kingdom Brunel at Paddington Station

Sunday Photo – The A4 Class Steam Locomotives

The ‘Great Gathering’: The six remaining A4 class locomotives, (from the right) Sir Nigel Gresley, Dwight D Eisenhower, Union of South Africa, Bittern, Mallard and Dominion of Canada. Pictured in 2014 at the National Railway Museum, York.

Wordless Wednesday – Train at Fauske Station, Norway

Wordless Wednesday – Iron Ore Wagons, Narvik

Sunday Photo – Norwegian Train, Trondheim to Arctic Circle

Wordless Wednesday – Disembarking the Bangkok – Laos Express

Roosevelt Tramway

Click on TRAM to see a video of the tramway in operation from Roosevelt Island to Manhattan, New York.

Sunday Photo – Roosevelt Tramway & Queensboro Bridge, New York