Thursday, 15 September 2011

Prater Liliputbahn, Austria.

The Prater Liliputbahn is a 381 mm (15 in) gauge light railway in Vienna, Austria. Opened on 1 May 1928, the line runs for almost 4 kilometres around the Prater Park. At its opening it ran for 2 kilometers to the current Rotunda Station. The railway was extended in 1933, almost doubling its length. In the picture are Original Steam Locomotive number 2  (8442)  built in 1928 (top),  Diesel  Locomotive number D 1, built in 1957 (bottom left) and Diesel Locomotive number D 4 originally built in 1967 and re-built in 2009.

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