The International Steam Pages
Paul Dorsemagen reminds me that I have not published anything on Eritrea recently and I am happy to put this right with some of his pictures taken in the FarRail tour in March 2011 which illustrate once again what an attractive system it is. More information on the operation of this railway is found on the Africa page on this site - the link is above.
For the record, the current active steam fleet is:
A “Litorina”diesel railcar is serviceable as well, but is suffering gear problems.
Italian atmosphere at Asmara Railway Station, 13th March 2011
Asmara shed in the evening sun, 13th March 2011
A train leaves the harbour of Massawa, 17th March 2011
Double headed mixed train in the neighbourhood of Arbaroba, 19th March 2011
Two views of a goods train 20th March 2011 between Arbaroba and Shegereni and at “Devil’s Gate”.