Classic Lines Marred by Graffiti—Rostoky.

Czech Republic is an amazing place to watch, experience and photograph railways in action.

The mix of traditional architecture, a great variety of trains combined with heavy traffic made for lots of visual opportunities. Over the coming weeks I’ll present samples of my most recent Czech photos on Tracking the Light

On 14 October 2016, Denis McCabe and I visited the station at Rostoky, located northwest of Prague.

Among the attractions of this location is that it is a termini for some electric suburban services that still use the classic streamlined Ceski Drahi (Czech Railways) class 451 electric multiple units.

Unfortunately, one of the arriving  451s had been unofficially decorated which marred its classic lines. Undaunted, I made my photographs none-the-less.

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I made these images with my FujiFilm X-T1 fitted with 18-135mm lens.

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