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30th April 2016 - C'mon Feel the Noise

June 19, 2017 - Saturday 30th April 2016 The weather carried on where it left off yesterday and we basked in a bright sunny morning as...
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17th July 2015 - The Long Way Round, Again

March 30, 2016 - Friday 17th July 2015 Time to say goodbye to Croatia and make our way to Vienna for our flight home on Sunday, with the...
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16th July 2015 - A Fond Farewell?

March 27, 2016 - Thursday 16th July 2015 Last full day in Croatia and it was a toss-up between table 12, table 30 or try and hunt down s...
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15th July 2015 - Two returns to Slatina please

March 27, 2016 - Wednesday 15th July 2015 Seeing little value in rushing out for the 7:17 departure, we went out in time for the 9:03 in...
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14th July 2015 - Pause at Podrute

March 27, 2016 - Tuesday 14th July 2015 Arriving at 23:00 last night meant there was no enthusiasm to rush out for the 7:17 but we did m...
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13th July 2015 - The long way round

March 26, 2016 - Monday 13th July 2015 Time to move on after an excellent 10 days in Hungary, next stop Zagreb but not the obvious way a...
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12th April 2014 - Railtour Standard Time Express

August 15, 2014 - Saturday 12th April 2014 We woke up to bright sunshine this morning, unlike the previous three days, but it was still a...
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11th April 2014 - Stolen track stops play

August 09, 2014 - Friday 11th April 2014 It was another dull and overcast start this morning but at least there was a 661 on the train th...
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10th April 2014 - Day return to Croatia

August 09, 2014 - Thursday 10th April 2014 There was a surprise in store at Sarajevo station this morning, namely the sight of a former D...
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8th April 2014 - Don't run the Risk

July 31, 2014 - Tuesday 8th April 2014 Early finish yesterday, early start today – breakfast being specially arranged at 05:30 for the...
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7th April 2014 - Into the Unknown

July 30, 2014 - Monday 7th April 2014 Day two dawned bright and sunny so we decided to clear the cobwebs out by eschewing the coach pro...
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6th April 2014 - Setting out on an Odyssey

July 29, 2014 - Sunday 6th April 2014 Day one of the much anticipated, by us at least!, PTG Tour "The Rail Wonders of Croatia and Bosni...
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5th April 2014 - Magical Mystery Tour

July 28, 2014 - Saturday 5th April 2014 Having had our sense for the unusual piqued by the shunt move off the München overnight to the...
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4th April 2014 - Calling 2044 008

July 01, 2014 - Friday 4th April 2014 Out early for the 7:17 to Varaždin this morning as we had worked out that it should be required 2...
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3rd April 2014 - Retracing our steps

June 29, 2014 - Thursday 3rd April 2014 We did consider getting up for the 7:17 to Kotoriba but there were plenty of early starts to co...
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2nd April 2014 - Trains, a (late) plane and a taxi

June 29, 2014 - Wednesday 2nd April 2014 Ever since the PTG tour of Croatia some 18 months ago we had been eagerly anticipating part 2...
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29th August 2013 - Going Hungary

October 17, 2013 - Thursday 29 th August 2013 Time to leave Croatia for Budapest in Hungary, not via the obvious route on the direct train...
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28th August 2013 - Thunder on line 30

October 05, 2013 - Wednesday 28 th August 2013 Another lie-in again today as we wanted to have a dabble on the Table 30 diesels between Ko...
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27th August 2013 - Pairs don't count

October 01, 2013 - Tuesday 27 th August 2013 It was raining again this morning but that wasn’t a good enough excuse to have a lie-in for a...
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26th August 2013 - Mixed Fortunes

September 29, 2013 - Monday 26 th August 2013 We did consider catching the 07:17 to Varaždin this morning but woke up to the sound of rain h...
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25th August 2013 - A winning start

September 29, 2013 - Sunday 25 th August 2013 The weather on Saturday the 24 th was rather wet across much of the UK to say the least and it...
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29th January 2013 - Show me the way to go home

March 02, 2013 - Tuesday 29 th January 2013 Another early-ish start again, this time laden with suitcase as were on our way back to Germ...
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28th January 2013 - A circular journey

March 01, 2013 - Monday 28 th January 2013 Following yesterday’s “piffling” around we thought that it was time to get a few more miles i...
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27th January 2013 - Fifty percent

February 28, 2013 - Sunday 27 th January 2013 Following yesterdays marathon (in terms of time sat on one train rather than distance) we cho...
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26th January 2013 - A trip to the sea

February 28, 2013 - Saturday 26 th January 2013 Not such an early start this morning as we had decided to do the track that we needed betwe...
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25th January 2013 - Autobus!

February 16, 2013 - Friday 25 th January 2013 Up early this morning as we fancied a “mileage move” to Split which is only available on Frid...
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24th January 2013 - Croatia in the snow

February 16, 2013 - Thursday 24 th January 2013 We decided to have a ride on “table 12” this morning, a stronghold of the class 2044 locos,...
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23rd January 2013 - Across the border

February 16, 2013 - Wednesday 23 rd January 2013 Out for good old MV415 again, this time with a second class coach leading plus a new 541 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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29th September 2012 - Day trip to Rijeka

October 30, 2012 - Saturday 29 th September 2012 Rumours that the through service from Ljubljana to Rijeka in Croatia would be finishing p...
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