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This is a class D1M diesel multiple unit of the Romanian state railways Căile Ferate Române, CFR. The original D1 was an old diesel multiple unit built by Ganz-Mavag in Hungary in the 1960s to the 1980s and they were quite common throughout the former Soviet Union and also throughout much of the former eastern bloc countries. This one is a thoroughly rebuilt D1, now called D1M (M for modernised). In 2012 Moldovan Railways and the company Electroputere VFU of Romania started a thorough rebuilding program for these old trains and this is the result. It has for example received totally new Volvo Penta ship's engines.
Picture from Socola station in Iasi, Romania 25.6.2017 by Timo Varshukov.

For comparison: This is the original D1 train of Ganz-Mavag in its original Soviet Russian painting. Quite a change if you compare this with the modernised one above.
Picture of the original D1 from Kaunas, Lithuania 29.12.2010 by Kyösti Isosaari.


A class EA electric cargo locomotive of the Romanian state railways CFR - Căile Ferate Romăne cargo division CFR Marfă. It is a six axle locomotive with a power rating of 5100 kW. These are the same machines which are used for example in Serbia as their class 461 electric locomotive. These machines were originally built for Yugoslav Railways in Romania by Electroputere Craiova, but the type is originally Swedish. It used to be called series EA or in Norway as El15. It is a six axle machine built for 25 kV AC and its top speed is 125 km/h. Its nickname is Rumunka (Romanian girl).
Picture from Socola station in Iasi, Romania 25.6.2017 by Timo Varshukov.


This diesel multiple unit is a Siemens Desiro, known in Romania as the class 96 of the state railways passenger division CFR Călători. These same trains are known in Germany as the German Baureihe 642. They are used in many other countries too, for example Denmark. Its a two coach DMU built in 2003 with a power rating of 550 kW and a top speed of 120 km/h. CFR Călători has 120 of them.
Picture from Socola station in Iasi, Romania 25.6.2017 by Timo Varshukov.


Romanian state railways class 60 locomotive, originally class 060-A. It is a diesel-electric six axle locomotive built by Electroputere Craiova, but it is based on a Swiss design of the companies SLM Winterthur, BBC and Sulzer and that is the reason why it quite a lot resembles the Swiss federal railways SBB's electric locomotive class Ae 6/6. They were built during a long period, 1959 to 1981.
Picture from Brasov 19.9.2010 by Markku Salo.


Same train as in the picture above. These old double decker coaches are the same that used to be common in former East Germany (DDR) in regional traffic for example in the area of Leipzig. Nowadays these have long since been scrapped in Germany. They were built by Waggonbau Görliz in the DDR.
Picture from Brasov 19.9.2010 by Markku Salo.


These are old French SNCF series X4500 trains, bought used to Regiotrans in Romania. There are now five private passenger train operators in Romania and Regiotrans is one of them.
Picture from Brasov 19.9.2010 by Markku Salo.
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