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2020
Steam in Great Britain
7 - 14 March 2020
Germany: Sauschwänzlebahn –
Bundesbahn steam
17 - 19 April 2020
Germany:
An evening at the depot Wernigerode
8. and 9. May 2020
Bosnia:
As long as it's still steaming
12 - 16 May 2020
Mongolia:
The Transmongolian Railway
in Summer
22th - 31th May 2020
Germany:
Amstetten – Gerstetten with 75 1118
Friday, 22 May 2020
Narrow-gauge steam in Wales
30 October - 10 November 2020
Eritrea:
Steam in the mountains
24 November - 1 December 2020

News

"Bundesbahn" steam on the Sauschwänzlebahn 17 - 19 April 2020
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Tour cancellation "Railcar spring in Czech Republic"
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Autumn tour to the Carpathians, 12 - 20 September 2020 is online
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Cancellation: Sicily - with the Littorina on Circumetnea 27-29 April 2020
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Great update on Tanago Website
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Steam on the Great Central Railways - 13th of January 2020
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Cancellation: Saxony march 2020
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Steam in Great Britain - Great Central Railways
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Snow in Sandaoling
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Obituary for Jonas Harraß
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Back to old
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Locomotive breakdown at the Zittau narrow-gauge railways and cancellation of the April Tour
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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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Steam in Great Britain 2020 Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Steam in Great Britain

7 - 14 March 2020

We will be visiting the P&DSR, the Watercress line (Midhants Railway), the Didcot museum, and the Great Central Railways. 

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Railfan Tour

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1.350 Euro

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Germany: Sauschwänzlebahn – Bundesbahn steam, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Sauschwänzlebahn – Bundesbahn steam

17 - 19 April 2020

After the very productive tour in October 2019, we are planning a new action on the Sauschwänzlebahn. This time with 64 419 and the 50 2988, as well as different mixed trains. Incl. night shots and epochally dressed actors …

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Railfan Tour

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260 Euro

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Railways and Temples in Sicily, Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

21. - 28. April 2020

Sicily: Picture book scenery with vineyards, orange gardens, sea shores, and unique historical treasures! We explore the island by train on some of the most beautiful railway lines, and ride the rebuilt "Littorina" on the Circumetnea Railway. Comfortable hotels!

Railfan Tour

from 2.280 Euro

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

Germany: An evening at the depot Wernigerode

8 and 9 May 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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Bosnia: As long as it's still steaming, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Bosnia: As long as it's still steaming

12 - 16 May 2020

The 2019 tour to Bosnia showed that the war locomotives of the class 33 are only used a little, but that they can still be used for great and authentic photo missions. So once again: class 33 and 62 war locomotives, Skoda 19-12 and 83, 55-59 and 25-30 on narrow-gauge tracks, as long as it is still possible.

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Railfan Tour

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1.890 Euro

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Romania: Winter steam on forest railways 2020 railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Germany: Island railway Borkum

14 and 15 May 2020

The destination of our 2-day narrow gauge journey is the island railway Borkum. We travel photo trains with the steam locomotive "Borkum", the diesel locomotive "Leer" and the Wismar rail bus T 1. Optionally with hotel.

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Railfan Tour

380 Euro

 

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Buchbar, Plätze frei

 
 
Zittau: Roll-wagons to the mountains 2020 railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Mongolia: The Transmongolian Railway in Summer

22 - 31 May 2020

Experience heavy freight trains on the Transmongolian Railway with double drums and 2TE116 diesel from Russia, as well as M62 in front of passenger trains at the Omega-Loop, the Schatan Mountains and over the slopes of the Emeelt Pass!

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Railfan Tour

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1.580 Euro

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

Germany: Amstetten – Gerstetten with 75 1118

Friday, 22 May 2020

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 23. May 2020

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

Germany: The Öchsle line – 99 633 comes back!

May 2020

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

5 June - 5 July 2020

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 Tour

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5.255 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

from
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

20 - 22 August 2020

To the "Saxon steam" in Zittau we let it steam with I- and IVK, the Saxon passenger train, the new Saxon freight train and many extras. Everything in epoch I and only for Tanago.

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Railfan Tour

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160 Euro

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Romania: Autumn steam in the Carpathians, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Romania: Autumn steam in the Carpathians

12 - 20 September 2020

In September 2020 we plan our round trip to the Romanian forest and industrial railways for the best autumn foliage colouring. Visit with us on a demanding photo and video tour the Wassertalbahn, the Waldbahn in Moldovita, as well as the railways in Brad and Campeni.

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Railfan Tour

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1.890 Euro

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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: Steam at the Baltic Sea

25. - 29. September 2020

After successful tours in 2018 and 2019 at the shores of the Baltic Sea we will return to the narrow gauge lines again in 2020. This time with 2 days on the isle of Rügen and 2 days with the Molli at Bad Doberan (freight train plus »Bad Doberan special«).

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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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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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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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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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Pakistan: broad-gauge steam II, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Pakistan: broad-gauge steam II

31 October - 12 November 2020

Edwardian design steams again with SG/S and SP/S around Malakwal, plus HG/S based at Attock for the famous Indus river bridge and the spectacular sections south of Attock. Semaphore signals and a lot of local flavour await us. We will also visit the narrow-gauge Fowler locomotives at Changa Manga and the repair works at Moghalpura. Raj steam at its best!

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Railfan Tour

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2.980 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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Eritrea: Steam in the mountains, railcar Tanago Railfan tours photo charter

Eritrea: Steam in the mountains

24 November - 1 December 2020

We steam the route from Asmara to Ghinda. With all available malletts and the Breda B-coupler. The best mountain railway in Africa and the authentic, unspoilt country life of Eritrea.

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Railfan Tour

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

Germany: Steam clouds over Brohltal

April 2021

On 2 days we drive the whole distance of the Brohltalbahn from the harbour over the steep distance up to Engeln with the steam locomotive SM11. It covers a passenger train on Friday and a freight train with passenger transport on Saturday. Saturday night shots at the locomotive shed.

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

South Africa: Photo trains at Sandstone Farm

24 - 30 June 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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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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