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  1. Saint attached a file to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    About Primolano. It's worth to spend some more words on the place that hosts our activities. Primolano is a small village, someone could joke that the railway station is larger than the village. In Primolano crossed the ancient Padua-Trent way,...

    sala_di_tezze_small.jpg Jul 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM
  2. Saint set their occupation to Software Engineer.

    Jul 18, 2017 at 12:11 PM
  3. Saint replied to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    Beautiful picture, I love the Gr. E646 engines in gray and green livery (Ialian names "Magnolia" e "Grigio Nebbia" -fog gray-). It served as heavy express train engine The coach behind is a "Piano Ribassato" -low floor-, a short-distance,...

    Jul 18, 2017 at 12:03 PM
  4. Saint replied to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    Do not take me as an authoritative source, but as far as I recall, FS liveries for passenger coaches were: From 1905 to 1935 the livery was a shade of dark green that in italy is knows as "Verde Vagone" - wagon green, it's a shade you find even...

    Jul 18, 2017 at 8:34 AM
  5. Saint attached a file to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    Thank you very much, going to purchase some strong white paint :). By the way, the PLM van preserved in York had some limitations on the Southern network (picture courtesy of the Search Engine of the Railway Museum in York) [ATTACH] Does...

    Ferry_Van.jpg Jul 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM
  6. Saint attached a file to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    Again our freight vans... [ATTACH] The farthest van is a F type van that is special for being a rare double spring suspension. Furthermore it is equipped with connecting passage that was fitted when the van was assigned to parcels transport....

    Merci.jpg Jul 17, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  7. Saint attached a file to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    A bit of history of our engine. The Gr. 880 (Gr. is for "Gruppo" -group- the Italian word for the English "Class") is an evolution of the pre-existing Gr. 875, a saturated steam engine for branch line duties. The innovation was the use of...

    Surriscaldatori.jpg UltimiServizi.jpg Jul 17, 2017 at 1:42 PM
  8. Saint replied to the thread Società Veneta Ferrovie..

    I can finally post the clip of our engine in her first test! I apologize, but my home connection seems to go on wooden rails... [MEDIA] (the rest of the post was deleted due problems in submitting the pictures)

    Jul 17, 2017 at 1:06 PM