16th October 2012 - Rain, rain go away

November 29, 2012 - Tuesday 16 th October We were debating whether to have a walk round Budapest or visit the Childrens Railway for our fin...
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15th October 2012 - A visit to the GySEV Railway

November 29, 2012 - Monday 15 th October Twenty five days after we started it was the final full day of our exploration of places old and n...
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14th October 2012 - Two more exiles

November 28, 2012 - Sunday 14 th October Another day, another tour, another “Floyd” engine – this time a former British Rail class 86 elect...
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13th October 2012 - A class 56 in Hungary

November 27, 2012 - Saturday 13 th October No decisions as to what to do to be made this morning; that had been done a couple of months ago...
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12th October 2012 - Busy trains

November 23, 2012 - Friday 12 th October Out of the three major termini in Budapest, we had used Déli and Keleti so thought we would try le...
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11th October 2012 - It wouldn't happen in the UK (part 2)

November 19, 2012 - Thursday 11 th October We set off this morning determined not to have a repeat of yesterday’s torpor, the sun was out a...
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10th October 2012 - Around Lake Balaton

November 14, 2012 - Wednesday 10 th October The travel card was put into immediate use this morning as we went back to Déli to have a spin...
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9th October 2012 - Citadella

November 14, 2012 - Tuesday 9 th October The temptation to present ourselves for the 08:15 to Beograd was great but the thought of dragging...
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8th October 2012 - It wouldn't happen in the UK

November 09, 2012 - Monday 8 th October 2012 The choice for our last full day in Slovenia was new locos for haulage or more new track, we o...
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7th October 2012 - Avtovlak

November 08, 2012 - Sunday 7 th October 2012 Since the thunderstorm at Zadar we had been experiencing mostly wonderful weather so it was a...
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6th October 2012 - Return to Slovenia

November 07, 2012 - Saturday 6 th October 2012 We woke to another bright sunny morning with a little more time to get to the station which...
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5th October 2012 - Bosnian Border Crossing

November 05, 2012 - Friday 5 th October 2012 Things were definitely looking good on the loco front this morning as we had different 2044 ag...
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4th October 2012 - Welcome to Serbia

November 04, 2012 - Thursday 4 th October 2012 Since the thunderstorm at Koper the weather had been mostly bright and sunny with the attend...
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3rd October 2012 - A day of reversals

November 03, 2012 - Wednesday 3 rd October 2012 It was a misty start to the morning with the promise of sunshine later as we walked the sho...
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2nd October 2102 - From Zadar to Zagreb

November 02, 2012 - Tuesday 2 nd October 2012 This morning dawned rather overcast, still muggy but without the thunder. Though there was th...
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1st October 2012 - A thunderous end to the day

November 01, 2012 - Monday 1 st October 2012 The coach journey back to the station was fairly painless and we had the advantage of leaving...
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30th September 2012 - The line to Split

November 01, 2012 - Sunday 30 th September 2012 This morning was the start of the main reason for our being in Ljubljana, day one of PTG To...
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