Saturday, 6 October 2012
Steam Loco No 99 5901 on Brockenbahn (Brocken Railway) Germany.
The Brockenbahn, opened between Wernigerode and Schierke in 1898 with the line from Schierke to the summit of the Brocken opening in the following year. The Brockenbahn was conceived as a tourist railway to enable visitors to reach the summit of the Brocken Mountain and over 100 years later the Brockenbahn continues to be well patronised with six or seven steam hauled trains per day. Here loco No.99-5901 as it brings its train through the woods at Konigsberg in the Hartz mountains.