Paul Steane's Photography Pages

Bulgaria 2010

These photos are from my third visit to Bulgaria, in April/May 2010 - see trip report.

May 1-3 was PTG's "Magnificent Seven to the Black Sea" railtour, featuring five different Class 87 locomotives that have been exported from the UK to Bulgaria for freight work.

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BDZ Skoda 43 504 at Mihajlovo after arriving on a stopping service from Dimitrovgrad.
Photograph taken on 29/04/2010 at 09:16
Mihajlovo's station dog not in a Place of Safety and not wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
Photograph taken on 29/04/2010 at 10:49
PTG Railtour - Photo stop with 87003 at Dolno Kamartsi.
Photograph taken on 01/05/2010 at 10:36
PTG Railtour - loco change at Pirdop. 87020 replaces 87003. Ex-Romania class 40 parked nearby.
Photograph taken on 01/05/2010 at 11:35
PTG Railtour - 87020 pauses during the lunch break at Kazanluk.
Photograph taken on 01/05/2010 at 13:42
PTG Railtour - 87020 waits to cross a fast at Shivachevo.
Photograph taken on 01/05/2010 at 14:24
Pristine 87004 waits at Razdelna ready to work next day's PTG Railtour.
Photograph taken on 01/05/2010 at 19:49
PTG Railtour - 87028 on the blocks at the Black Sea resort of Varna.
Photograph taken on 01/05/2010 at 20:31
PTG Railtour - photo stop at Slavianovo, on the main line west from Varna towards Gorna Orjahovitsa.
Photograph taken on 02/05/2010 at 14:42
87004 runs round the PTG Railtour at Resen, west of Gorna Orjahovitsa.
Photograph taken on 02/05/2010 at 15:53
87004 runs round the PTG Railtour at Gorna Orjahovitsa.
Photograph taken on 02/05/2010 at 16:47
87004 at Veliko Tarnovo, the end of day 2 of the PTG Railtour.
Photograph taken on 02/05/2010 at 17:10
87004 runs round the train at Careda Livada on day 3 of the PTG Railtour.
Photograph taken on 03/05/2010 at 10:29
87004 has arrived at Gabrovo on day 3 of the PTG Railtour.
Photograph taken on 03/05/2010 at 11:09
I'm sure there's some track around here somewhere... 87004 runs round the train at Gabrovo.
Photograph taken on 03/05/2010 at 11:15
500 amps at 35km/h: 87004 climbs the 1 in 40 gradient out of Gabrovo on the PTG Railtour.
Photograph taken on 03/05/2010 at 11:33

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