This week we spent a few days on a short vacation down on the delightful Mosel river. Besides some wine sampling and some cycling in the beautiful early autumn weather, lucky timing on a break resulted in the only railroad-related photo of the trip.
DB class 181s are the usual power for the Intercity trains between Koblenz and Luxembourg/L. Such is the case here as a westbound passes St. Aldegund on the south shore of the river. Within 2 minutes it will reach Bullay.
The colors are already starting to turn, but so far only the chestnuts and a few other deciduous species have shod their greens. The vineyards themselves still have over a month to go before they will start to wear their blazing yellows. I plan to return for some foam in late October...
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