Photographer's Note

Flåm railway (Flåmsbana in Norwegian) is a branch line which connects Bergen railway to Sognefjord. Within the distance of 20 km the line descends from Myrdal at 866 m above sea level to Flåm at sea level. 5.5% maximum gradient is exceptionally steep for a normal gauge adhesion railway. Flåm railway was opened in 1940. Nowadays it is third-most visited tourist attraction in Norway according to Wikipedia.

But why Norwegians try to hide these trains with forest green livery? (I'm glad that the Swiss prefer red.)

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Additional Photos by Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3779 W: 59 N: 5044] (31019)
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