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.