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Germany:
An evening at the depot Wernigerode
24 and 25 July 2020
Germany:
Steam clouds over Brohltal
11 and 12 September 2020
Germany:
Narrow gauge steam at Rügen
25. - 27. September 2020
Narrow-gauge steam in Wales
30 October - 10 November 2020
Germany:
Selketal – Winter steam
5 and 6 February 2021
Germany:
Fichtelbergbahn – Winter steam
5 and 6 March 2021
Germany:
Rittersgrün – 1971
one day at the station
7 March 2021
Poland: Narrow-gauge steam in Sroda
16 - 18 April, 2021
Germany:
Amstetten – Gerstetten with 75 1118
Friday, 21 May 2021
Germany: Narrow gauge
on the Härtsfeldbahn
Saturday 22. May 2021
South Africa:
Photo trains at Sandstone Farm
25/26 June - 1 July 2021
Swiss:
Steam at Furka
31 - 31 August 2021

News

Tanago - how do we continue ?
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Tanago Tour update during Covid 19
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New picture gallery
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The "Conch" in China was closed down
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Postponement of the date of the night shootings at Bw Wernigerode
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3 new films online at TanagoTV
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On a crispy morning....
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After Corona we continue
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Corona Virus - Tour cancellation - Bosnia, Mongolia and Sauschwänzle
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Some more pics from the Tanago "Steam in Great Britain Tour 2020"
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First day of the Tanago "Steam in Great Britain" Tour 2020
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75 1118 with mixed train on Amstetten - Gerstetten on 22 of may 2020
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About Tanago

Enjoy interesting Tanago tours and charter trains that have been designed with the needs of photographers and film-makers in mind.

The people behind Tanago are vivid railfans and photographers themselves and know what to do best to ensure that you return home with plenty of impressive photos or films.
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Tanago Corona money back guarantee, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Tanago Corona money back guarantee

Should you have booked a tour with us that we have to postpone due to the Corona Pandemic, you will receive a 100% refund if you are unable to participate in the tour on the alternative date.

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Germany: An evening at the depot Wernigerode, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: An evening at the depot Wernigerode

24 and 25 July 2020

By popular request we repeat the successful night shootings of the years 2016 and 2017 at the depot of Wernigerode. We organize a 3 - 4 hour photo shoot with extras (locomotive personnel) from the arrival of the locomotive to the treatment of the locomotive to the parking of the machines in front of the shed.

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Railfan Tour

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69 Euro

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Germany: Photoworkshop for railway photographers, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Photoworkshop for railway photographers

August 14th, 2020

In our workshop we show you selected working techniques with Adobe Lightroom especially for railway photographers. In the practical part we put a 50's with our professional light equipment and fog machines into the right photo light.

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photo charter

140 Euro

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Wittenberge depot: 10th erotic photo shoot, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Wittenberge depot: 10th erotic photo shoot

15 - 16 August 2020

On Saturday and Sunday our 10th erotic photo shooting will take place in the Bw with 6 attractive, professional photo models in front of a classic railway scenery.

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photo charter

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260 Euro

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Germany: Zittau: Saxonian steam days with IK and IVK, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Zittau: Saxonian steam days with IK and IVK

31 August and 1 September 2020

To the "Sachsendampf" in Zittau, we let it steam with IK No. 54 and IVK No. 145 and the finished freight cars of the new Saxony freight train, each with one or two Saxony passenger coaches in different combinations, always together with the new Saxony baggage car and actors dressed for the era. All in Era I and only for Tanago.

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Railfan Tour

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180 Euro

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Germany: Steam clouds over the Brohl Valley 2020 railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Steam clouds over Brohltal

11 and 12 September 2020

On two days we drive typical freight and passenger trains with the diesel locomotive D 5 (small V 160) and the steam locomotive 11SM on the scenic Brohl valley railway. We get off at the most beautiful photo spots, and take pictures and film.

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Railfan Tour

345 Euros for both days

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USA: The States in the Fall!, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

USA: The States in the Fall!

22. September – 5. October 2020

We visit the active steam locomotives at the Colorado Rail Road Museum and the Como Roundhouse, run authentic charter trains on the Cumbres & Toltec for several days, stop by the Durango & Silverton, and have a charter train on the Georgetown Loop Railway. We expect 11 narrow gauge locomotives under steam!

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Railfan Tour

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2.980 Euro

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Germany: Steam at the Baltic Sea 2019 railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Narrow gauge steam at Rügen

25. - 27. September 2020

After successful tours in 2018 and 2019 we will come back for 3 days to Rügen. With 99 4652, 99 4802 and 99 1782-4 or 99 1784-0 with German Reichsbahn passenger trains and some mixed trains.

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Railfan Tour

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190 Euro

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Austria: Steyr Valley, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Steyr Valley

2 - 4 October 2020

We return to the Steyrtal Railway for the best autumn foliage colouring and offer all the freight transport that the Railway has to offer. As things stand at present, beside 498.04 and 298.102 the 298.53 and/or the 699.103 should be ready for operation by autumn 2020.

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Railfan Tour

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160 Euro

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Austria: Ybbstalbahn, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Ybbstalbahn

Monday, October 5, 2020

As part of the big Tanago Austria "Niederösterreichischen Lokalbahnromantik" tour we will travel on Monday, October 5th one day photo trains with 2093.01 on the Ybbstalbahn between Kienberg and Lunz am See.

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Railfan Tour

145 Euro

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Austria: Mariazellerbahn – Mountain route special , railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Mariazellerbahn – Mountain route special

6 and 7 October 2020

On two days we let the red-beige 1099.14 drive with a mixed train with timber wagons over the mountain line of the Mariazellerbahn. In addition we describe locomotive and wagon epoch-fairly back into the 80's. Since all participants ride in the train, we can visit photo sites that many only know from photos

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Railfan Tour

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Austria: Ybbstalbahn: Steep steam over Trestle bridges, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Ybbstalbahn: Steep steam over Trestle bridges

Thursday, 8 October 2020

As part of the "Lower Austrian Local Railway Romanticism" we once again visit the Ybbstal Railway. Since a long time the steam loco U1 is ready to transport our passenger train with service compartment from Kienberg via Pfaffenschlag to Lunz am See.

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Railfan Tour

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165 Euro

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Austria: Waldviertler narrow gauge railway, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Waldviertler narrow gauge railway

Friday, October 9, 2020

Another day within the framework of the "Lower Austrian Local Railway Romanticism". Today the Mh covers for us a passenger train formed from 4 green passenger cars and the Di6489.

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Railfan Tour

220 Euro

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Czech Republic: JHMD, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Czech Republic: JHMD

Saturday, 10 October 2020

We take the red T47 + 2x Balm passenger car on the route Jindrichov Hradec - Nova Bystrice.

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Railfan Tour

240 Euro

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Austria: Freight and passenger trains as in ÖBB- times on the Waldviertler narrow-gauge railwayl, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Freight and passenger trains as in ÖBB- times on the Waldviertler narrow-gauge railwayl

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Our freight train with passenger transport will be alternately covered with the 2091.09 and the 2092.04 and of course carry a standard gauge wagon.

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Railfan Tour

160 Euro

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Austria: Diesel power on the Phylloxera Express, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Austria: Diesel power on the Phylloxera Express

Monday, October 12, 2020

On the local line between Retz and Drosendorf, one or two class 2143 diesel locomotives will have a passenger train with green cars in tow (depending on the number of participants).

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Railfan Tour

160 Euro

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Germany: Bad Muskau – with Diana and 2 brigade locomotives in Muskau forest, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Bad Muskau – with Diana and 2 brigade locomotives in Muskau forest

23 - 25 October 2020

A Tanago exclusive event will be the unique gathering of 2 german brigade steam locomotives and the engine names "Diana" at Muskau forest. Authentic timber trains, freights, supply trains, night photo shooting, double-header, and much more!

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Railfan Tour

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160 Euro

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Narrow-gauge steam in Wales, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Narrow-gauge steam in Wales

30 October - 10 November 2020

10 day narrow gauge journey to the most beautiful small railways in Wales. Bookable as photo charter only or together with hotels and all transfers. From / to Manchester Airport. We visit the following railways: Fairbourne Railways, Bala Lake Railways, Vale of Rheidol Railways, Welsh Highland Railways and Ffestiniog Railways.

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Railfan Tour

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1.890 Euro

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Germany: Selketal – Winter steam, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Selketal – Winter steam

5 and 6 February 2021

99 6001 strung for us on 2 days in each case another Gmp, formed from one or 2 freight cars and 2 or 3 green Tradi cars. In addition night shots in Gernrode, illuminated by our professional lighting equipment.

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Railfan Tour

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220 Euro

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Germany: Selketal – Winter steam, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Fichtelbergbahn – Winter steam

5 and 6 March 2021

On 2 days we enjoy the winter steam with 2 different steam engines and different trains between Cranzahl and Oberwiesenthal. Our train is made up of a rolling stock and green DR passenger cars. In addition night shots at the roll wagon facility in Cranzahl.

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Railfan Tour

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220 Euro

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Germany: Rittersgrün – 1971 one day at the station, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Rittersgrün – 1971 one day at the station

7 March 2021

We organize a photo shooting at the station Rittersgrün with the old station building, the IVK 99 1579-4, historical wagon material, actors and historical cars. You can combine the day with our Fichtelberg tour.

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Railfan Tour

120 Euro

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Germany: Steam in Great Britain 3, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Steam in Great Britain 3

Early March 2021

On the "wish-list" for our fourth consecutive UK-bash is the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) with a 3 or 4 days-visit the #1 request. We would also like to stop at the East Lancashire Railway and the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. It may take a bit longer until we get all sorted out, please stay tuned!

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Isle of Man, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

The Railways of the Isle of Man

10 - 17 April 2021

We will experience at least 3 out of 4 active steam locomotives in front of our photo trains and visit the Manx Electric Railway, the Groudle Glen Railway and the Great Laxey Mines Railway. Multiple options: charter only, hotel with breakfast and transfers. Make your own choice.

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Railfan Tour

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1.450 Euro

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Poland: Narrow-gauge steam in Sroda, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Poland: Narrow-gauge steam in Sroda

16 - 18 April, 2021

From Friday afternoon to Sunday noon we ride the narrow-gauge route from Sroda to Zaniemysl several times with the Px-48 1756 and various mixed trains. Especially the morning light shots make the track in Sroda a special experience. In addition night shots illuminated with our professional lighting equipment.

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Railfan Tour

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385 Euro

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Romania: The 2 most beautiful forest railways during the tree blossom<, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Romania: The 2 most beautiful forest railways during the tree blossom

1 - 8 May 2021

In May 2021 we are planning authentic photo trains on the Vaser Valley Railway and in Moldovita at the time of tree blossoming. Including bus transfer from / to Cluj, full board and accommodation in guesthouses selected by us. We expect 5 different steam locomotives in front of our photo trains.

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Railfan Tour

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1.680 Euro

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Germany: Württemberg, 19 - 23 May 2021, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

19 - 23 May 2021

3 railways in Württemberg (Öchsle, 75 1118 with mixed train Amstetten - Gerstetten and Härtsfeldbahn) with transfers and hotels. Please use the individual pages for daily bookings.

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600 Euro

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Germany: The Öchsle line – 99 633 comes back! railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: The Öchsle line – 99 633 comes back!

20 May 2021

After its severe engine damage, the Württemberg Tssd - 99 633 - returns to the Öchsle. One-day photo ride with 99 633 and two passenger cars, one luggage car, two covered and one open freight cars.

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Railfan Tour

220 Euro

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Germany: Amstetten – Gerstetten with 75 1118; railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Amstetten – Gerstetten with 75 1118

Friday, 21 May 2021

75 1118 in DB signs, runs the Amstetten - Gerstetten line with a freight train carrying passengers in the morning and afternoon. Express goods loading with MB 270 D, labelled as DB express goods. Personnel dressed like federal railway officials around 1965. Lunch at the Gerstetten station.

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Railfan Tour

260 Euro

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Germany: Narrow gauge on the Härtsfeldbahn; railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Narrow gauge on the Härtsfeldbahn

Saturday 22. May 2021

narrow gauge steam on the Härtsfeldbahn with steam locomotive 12 on the line Neresheim - Steinmühle and up to the current end point Sägmühle. Train car T 33 and extras round off this event.

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Railfan Tour

160 Euro

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Steam in Poland, Pretour to Europe 2021, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

24 - 28 May 2021

On a short tour to our neighbouring country you will experience the “big” steam locomotives of the Bw Wolsztyn, as well as the steam-covered trains on the narrow-gauge railways in Sroda and Znin. You will explore the city of Poznan with a historical tram.

Travelclub.

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1.680 Euro

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Europe: Railway and culture in 5 countries, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

28 May - 17 June 2021

Experience an exciting journey through 5 countries (Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria) with a selection of the most beautiful preserved railways. Enjoy top hotels and visit the most important sightseeing spots.

Travelclub.

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5.255 Euro

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Zimbabwe: Sunrises and sunsets, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Zimbabwe: Sunrises and sunsets

21 - 24 June 2021

Around the Victoria Falls we offer 4 days of selected photo locations and garratts with different coverings. During the day relax at the pool or active program (to be booked separately).

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Railfan Tour

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South Africa: Photo trains at Sandstone Farm, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

South Africa: Photo trains at Sandstone Farm

25/26 June - 1 July 2021

We have reserved the legendary Sandstone Farm for ourselves for one week and organize authentic photo trains there from early morning until sunset. Complete package from / to Johannesburg, including tour bus, accommodation and meals at the farm..

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Railfan Tour

from 1.980 Euro

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Swiss: Steam at Furka, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Swiss: Steam at Furka

31 - 31 August 2021

The steam locomotives HG3/4 and HG 4/4 haul freight and  passenger trains in 1930s style on the Furka cog railway. We will feature red passenger coaches, vintage road cars, and period dressed actors on the charters. Seats are limited to known cistomers only!

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Railfan Tour

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