The diverted freights are unusual enough to warrant another outing. Friday's weather ran the gamut from torrential rains to bright sunshine and blue skies and back within 10 minutes.
Shortly after a downpour this Traxx brings a steel train down the steep incline from Kohlscheid into Herzogenrath. The catenary is still dripping wet as the pantograph creates a nice misty swirl.
Even bad weather has its advantages, it doesn't always have to be sun-over-your-shoulder. A platform shed that keeps you nice and dry is an asset, though...
Cobra 2837 on the FE 44565 (Kinkempois - Gremberg) approaches Herzogenrath northbound.
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