HSB 99 7240-7 departing Wernigerode with the 10:25 train to Brocken on 18 September 2017. Wernigerode is 234 m above sea level, the station at the Brocken Summit is 1125 m above sea level, a climb of 891 metres in 34 kilometres, an average gradient of 1 in 38! The communications tower and the air traffic control centre on the Brocken Summit are visible between the two lamp posts to the top left of the shot. See image 61125 for this train approaching the summit.

Location: Wernigerode

Company: Nordhausen-Wernigerode-Eisenbahn

Photographer: Norman Glen

Contact photographer: Norman Glen

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Date: 18/09/2017

Image number: 61696

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