Nova Gorica, Slovenia, November 4, 2017: A 1944 German Henschel & Son steam engine waits at the Nova Gorica train station before returning to Ljubljana on a hundred-year-old Bohinj railway line (Transalpina) that was built from 1900 to 1906 as the shortest connection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire with the Adriatic Sea in Trieste (Italy).

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia, November 4, 2017: A 1944 German Henschel & Son steam engine  waits at the Nova Gorica train station before returning to Ljubljana on a hundred-year-old Bohinj railway line (Transalpina) that was built from 1900 to 1906 as the shortest connection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire with the Adriatic Sea in Trieste (Italy). Stock Photo
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Nova Gorica, Slovenia, November 4, 2017: A 1944 German Henschel & Son steam engine waits at the Nova Gorica train station before returning to Ljubljana on a hundred-year-old Bohinj railway line (Transalpina) that was built from 1900 to 1906 as the shortest connection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire with the Adriatic Sea in Trieste (Italy).
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The Slovenian museum train is a hundred-year-old train composition that carried passangers as early as in the times of Austro-Hungarian Empire when the Bohinj railway line (Transalpina) was built as part of a railway connection to Prague and the fastest connection between the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Adriatic sea in Trieste. The Bohinj railway line was completed in 1906 when it was inaugurated by the the heir to the throne of Austro-Hungarian Empire the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Today, the line that passes the Julian Alps is stil active and on specified dates the museum train now serves as a tourist attraction that offers tours on the Transalpina. The tour includes a reenactment of the inauguration with actors playing the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, his mistress and a soldier who guards them.
Location: Nova Gorica, Slovenia