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Date: 05/17/20 06:11
A few pictures from Madrid
Author: 3rdboxcar

A weekend in Madrid 2 weeks before their lockdown.

1 - Delicias station is now the railway museum, the last passenger train left in 1969, soldiered on for a few years a s a goods depot.
2 - The prototype Alco for the Spanish railways, another 16 were ordered but had cabs at each end.
3 - Rear view.








Date: 05/17/20 06:13
Re: A few pictures from Madrid
Author: 3rdboxcar

4 - A handcart for our webmaster.
5 - Chamberi metro station which was closed in the early 60's and now preserved.
6 - A metro train passes through the closed chamberi station.








Date: 05/17/20 06:15
Re: A few pictures from Madrid
Author: andersonb109

I take it that's the back of the station. Any photos of street side? 



Date: 05/17/20 06:16
Re: A few pictures from Madrid
Author: 3rdboxcar

7 - The original Atocha station which is now a tropical garden, the new concrete Atocha station is attached on to the end of this beautiful building.
8 - Atocha station
9 - Toledo station








Date: 05/17/20 06:22
Re: A few pictures from Madrid
Author: 3rdboxcar

That is the front entrance to the station [now museum] , it is pretty hemmed in by buildings to get far enough away for an overall shot.



Date: 05/18/20 19:48
Re: A few pictures from Madrid
Author: DKay

Interesting photos.The Alcos are just like Australian 44 Class locos.Also had a cab on the flat end.(not my photos)
Regards,dK.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/18/20 19:54 by DKay.






Date: 05/18/20 23:43
Re: A few pictures from Madrid
Author: wpamtk

The Catalan Railway Museum outside Barcelona has one too.






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