Considering the small geographic size of Belgium, the country as a whole offers an unrivalled selection of interest for the modern traction enthusiast. This programme features many of the most interesting classes at work throughout the length and breadth of Belgium. Also spotlighted is the wide variety of freight traffic that works in Belgium, as well as many main line and less well known branch line operations. Principle features:-
• Freight traffic including flows from Antwerp docks, iron ore to Luxembourg, timber to Italy, the freight only branches from Gent to Terneuzen, and the freight only line from Diestto Tessenderlo.
• Local passenger services on the attractive Athus-Meuse line, on the newly electrified single track Quiévrain branch. International trains including cross border services between Brussels and Amsterdam, plus Eurostar and TGV services.
• Preserved diesel action on the fascinating Mariembourg to Treignes route, also the Chemin de Fer à Vapeur des Trois Vallees from Dinant to Glvet.
• Main line passenger services from Brussels to Oostende, plus services around Antwerp.
• Preserved main line steam featuring 29.013, 1.002 & 12.004
• Shed visit to the busy Antwerp Dam motive-power depot and a cab ride on a class 51 diesel.
• Scenic highlights including the Dinant to Bertrix section, and the Liège to Gouvy line also Moresnet viaduct, close to the German border.
• As well as a close look at Antwerp station. Loco classes all the most interesting classes including: 11,16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 25.5, 26, 27, 51, 52, 53, 54 (rebuilt & original types) 55, 59, 62, 70, 75, 82, 83, 84, 85, and 91. Plus CFL Classes 1600 & 1800, DB Class 215, NS Class 2200, and SNCF Class BB 67400. Also a wide variety of EMU and DMU types, as well as Eurostars & TGVs.