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Date: 06/24/19 18:53
Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: rfdatalink

In May my wife and I did little tour of Europe.  I've found narrow gauge railways in Europe fascinating since I was a teenager.   It was cold and rainy, but I did get some some photos and rides in while we were there.   The first set of photos is from the JHMD railway in the Czech Republic   This 760mm gauge railway runs both north and south of their operations base in Jindrichuv Hradec.   When we arrived there both the north and south trains were waiting at the narrow gauge platform   
- The purple locomotive and coach are going south to Nova Bystrice.   
- The silver Diesel Railcar is headed north to Obratan.  The round windows and LED headlights make this look like something from a Jules Vern novel to me.
- The mainline train arrives with connecting passengers.








Date: 06/24/19 19:02
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: rfdatalink

JHMD has set up most of their now unmanned stations with rooms/apartments to rent.  They are very inexpensive, but it was a bit of challenge getting the rental logistics worked out.     We drove to Nova Bystrice where we were spending the night. 
- First photo is the station.    
- Second photo is the arrival of the southward train we saw in Jindrichuv Hradec.
- Third photo running around train while track crew does some work.

 








Date: 06/25/19 08:44
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: andersonb109

Whoever came up with that horrid Purple paint scheme should look for a new line of work. They were a much more attractive green or blue last time I was there. 



Date: 06/25/19 10:52
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: rfdatalink

I did see a couple of red ones, but no green or blue.

Stephen



Date: 06/26/19 18:33
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: 1019X

andersonb109 Wrote:
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> Whoever came up with that horrid Purple paint
> scheme should look for a new line of work. They
> were a much more attractive green or blue last
> time I was there. 

Maybe the painter was an Atlantic Coast Line fan!



Date: 06/28/19 20:13
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: SP4360

Good thing is, they don't care what you think.

andersonb109 Wrote:
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> Whoever came up with that horrid Purple paint
> scheme should look for a new line of work. They
> were a much more attractive green or blue last
> time I was there. 



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Date: 07/07/19 19:55
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: Duna

Looks like a McKeen car x Wuppertal monorail.



Date: 07/07/19 19:57
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: Duna

Your photos make me want to go back. Thanks!



Date: 07/11/19 05:05
Re: Narrow gauge Czech Republic
Author: march_hare

1019X Wrote:
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> andersonb109 Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Whoever came up with that horrid Purple paint
> > scheme should look for a new line of work. They
> > were a much more attractive green or blue last
> > time I was there. 
>
> Maybe the painter was an Atlantic Coast Line fan!


Or perhaps he found a second career at MBTA?

I have to agree, that is a hideous choice for RR equipment. 



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