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    Default Mediterranean Cruise XI: Return Flight (50 p.)

    Mediterranean Rail Cruise 2008
    from Milano Centrale to Barcelona Sants by local train

    Part 11:
    A recapitulation of the journey and Alpine panoramas, August 24




    Hi,


    A Civia of line 10 took us at 9:15 a.m. sunday morning to Barcelona airport


    SNCF-machine-tickets, Milano-1-day-ticket, ÖBB-onlineticket-control and FS-machine-tickets


    RENFE-counter- and machine-tickets, the left one is the combi-ticket to the railroad museum, SNCF-counter-tickets


    To Vienna we went by SkyEurope flight 3123. It was 1 1/2 hours delayed, but it would be worth it...
    After Barcelona you cross the sea and reach the shoreline again near Marseille.


    Down to the right you can see Marseille, the coast going to the center is the Côte Bleue with Niolon. The big bay behind it is the Étang de Berre, the canal leading to it and the big bridge of Martigues are situated to the left in the center.








    Saint Tropez to the right and Port Grimaud to the left


    Now we have reached our next spot, to the bottom left you can see the bay of Anthéor well, in the center the red rock massive.


    Here Anthéor is situated in the center, the railroad line and more winding street can be easily spotted.





    Cannes





    Oh yeah, there was quite high visibility: Mont Blanc! ;-)


    Nizza and the Mont Blanc


    Nizza, to the right in the center you can see the main station


    Back to Villefranche-sur-Mer bay, this time with cruise ships - as promised! :-)


    Monaco


    Towards Switzerland


    A last view of the Mediterranean near Savona


    Above the plains of Northern Italy


    Alps with moon! ;-)


    Meeting





    Lago d'Iseo


    Into the Italian Alps

















    View along Adige river towards Bolzano


    Merano and Bolzano


    The Dolomites




















    Towards Großvenediger


    Lienz


    Towards Großglockner


    Lienz again


    Tauern Pass








    St. Michael to the left and Leoben to the right


    A view at the railroad junction St. Michael, the Rail Cargo Austria center can clearly be seen.


    And finally: Bruck an der Mur junction to the left and Kapfenberg


    From here on across Semmering sadly there were clouds, but during landing we were thrown back into bitter ÖBB-reality: a Talent class EMU on the Eastern Railroad! ;-D


    Ich hope you liked the trip reports! :-)
    Greetings,
    Roni

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    The trip reports have been very interesting to read and look at. Makes me want to spend money and fly to Europe NOW!
    Repeat NO DEFECTS!
    Defective Railfan Out!

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    Hi,

    Thanks, glad you liked it!
    Greetings,
    Roni

    Up-to-date on Twitter: https://twitter.com/raildata_info @raildata_info
    Roni's trip reports and videos:

    http://raildata.info

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    Un-bi-lie-va-ble.
    Thanks and "bravo" from a frenchman who lives in Marseille.
    Your photos are great !
    What camera have you got ?
    Can I show the phot of Marseille in an other thread ?
    Can i use it as an avatar ?

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