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Slovenian Railways (SŽ) has two classes of electric locomotive that show off their Italian design heritage, including class 362. Here 362-018 is seen arriving at Sevnica with a Zagreb - Wien train on 2 April 2004. Only the locomotive is Slovene, the train consisting of a Croatian restaurant car plus three Austrian coaches.
Photograph taken on 02/04/2004 at 07:37
A three day railtour over freight lines in Slovenia and Croatia was organised by Kai Hellwig of GIL Incentive- und Bildungsreisen, Heidelberg - see report. SŽ diesel multiple unit 711-001/002 is seen here at Koper passenger station on 3 April 2004, having just visited the Koper docks area.
Photograph taken on 03/04/2004 at 16:40
A line used to run north-west from Kranj some 16km to Tržič but is now closed beyond Naklo (5km from Kranj) and only sees freight traffic. SŽ diesel multiple unit 713/715-111 is seen at Naklo station on the GIL railtour on 4 April 2004.
Photograph taken on 04/04/2004 at 06:54
A lot of snow fell overnight 6/7 April 2004 in the Ljubljana area and west thereof, as can be seen in this view of Jesenice station on 7 April. SŽ class 312 electric multiple unit is departing towards Ljubljana; the lines to the left are a freight line to the local steelworks and the passenger route towards Nova Gorica.
Photograph taken on 07/04/2004 at 10:24
The same day as the photo above, but on the other side of the mountains, SŽ diesel multiple unit 813/814-123 has arrived at Ajdovščina. This branch sees only two return trains per weekday, none at weekends, and on schooldays only.
Photograph taken on 07/04/2004 at 14:12

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