Poland

Diminutive diesel locomotive Lyd-1 253 at Pleszew Miasto, with the 13.23 to Pleszew Wąsk, on 22 April 1991.
PKP EP07 at Wroclaw The EP07 class has been the standard electric passenger locomotive on Polish Railways for many years. EP07-442 stands at Wroclaw Główny heading the 05.45 from Szczecin Główny to Przemyśl, on 31 October 2005
In the early nineties, steam locomotives were still used on a few ordinary passenger trains in some areas. Here Ty42-22 departs from Korsze in north-eastern Poland, with the 17.05 to Bartoszyce, on 25 April 1991.
Narrow-gauge Px48-1726 at Zaniemyśl, with the 10.15 to Środa on 23 April 1991. This rural route to the south-east of Poznań may have seemed like a museum railway, but was in fact just an ordinary railway serving the local community. Speeds were very slow, and the increasing level of car ownership in Poland meant that the line could not survive, and it finally closed in June 2001.
PKP Class SU42 at Polanica Although many rural branch lines in Poland have closed in the last 20 years, the Kudowa branch in the south has survived. On 22 July 2009, SU42-502 and a single coach formed the 09.02 from Kudowa Zdrój to Kłodzko, seen here at Polanica Zdrój.

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