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Guess Where This Railway Line Is – Which Country or City?

Who will be the first to correctly identify the location of this railway location?

The color of the paintwork on the train might be a clue for some, or the side of the track the train is on, whilst the surrounding buildings might be an indicator for others. If you think you know the country, or better still the city, just add your answer (or guess) using the COMMENTS link below. I’ll reply in the COMMENTS section when someone get the answer correct.

mystery railway line

The photo was taken only last week so is very up to date.

UPDATE – The above photo generated a wide variety of possible locations including: Madrid in Spain, Moscow, Tokyo, Taiwan, Frankfurt in Germany, Paris in France, Norway, Philadelphia in the USA, Scotland, Switzerland, Mexico City, United States – Pacific Northwest, England, Australia, Chicago, North Korea, Busan in South Korea, Austria, Yokohama in Japan, Los Angeles, Czech Republic – Near Prague, and Italy. All very different locations in so many ways, yet the real location has a lot in common with railroads in many of those cities and countries.

To see the correct answer simply click on the COMMENTS link below this post.

Well done to Charlie Treft and Martin who were first to guess the collect location. Bill and Ian were close with their suggestion.

42 Responses to Guess Where This Railway Line Is – Which Country or City?

  • Svnsays:

    This phot was taken in Spain..may be in MAdrid .aren’t they the talgo coaches here?

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      Sorry wrong.

  • Brian Reynoldssays:

    near Moscow ?

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      Try again. Not correct.

  • Adamsays:

    It’s in Tokyo Japan?
    If you zoom in on the roadway in the bottom right of the photo you can see Japanese writing on the road.

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      Interesting observation, but wrong.

  • Edwardsays:

    Taiwan?

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      Sorry.

  • chris lesebergsays:

    Germany possible Frankfurt

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      Chris, the photo is not Germany.

  • william andersonsays:

    For sure, it is not in the USA. Too neat, clean and in apparent good condition.

  • Matthewsays:

    After a recent trip to Paris, France, I feel that I traveled through this area of Paris.

  • Robert Andersonsays:

    Sorry Matthew not France.

  • Brian Blackwellsays:

    Oslo, Norway maybe.

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      Sorry Brian, not Norway.

  • W Rusty Lanesays:

    Dosen´t look like a real railroad. This looks like a model railroad. Could be any city in someone´s mind.

    • Robert Andersonsays:

      It is a real railroad.

  • Donald Foutssays:

    Philadelphia and/or US

  • John Bellsays:

    Scotland

  • Edward Eichelbergersays:

    Switzerland

  • Dale Arendssays:

    It’s a guess but I’ll say Mexico City

  • J E Wilsonsays:

    United States – Pacific Northwest?

  • W Rusty Lanesays:

    England

  • S Tollidaysays:

    Australia

  • Charlie Treftsays:

    South Korea?

  • Mikesays:

    Usa. Chicago

  • Henk van Schuursays:

    I also think Switzerland

  • Joysays:

    North Korea. There are no people around.

  • Iansays:

    Busan?

  • Martinsays:

    I’m going to have a punt at South Korea….

  • Colinsays:

    Austria

  • Rick Scottsays:

    Yokohama?

  • Fergus Ducharmesays:

    Eastern Russia Kamchatka/Vladivostok

  • Don Kettlesays:

    Hamburg, Germany.

  • Gary Cutlersays:

    Los Angeles

  • Billsays:

    Busan, South Korea

  • Mikesays:

    Czech Republic – Near Prague maybe

  • Borissays:

    It’s not Sweden (I live there), but I definitely think it’s Europe. Pretty much down south, clean and neat. Spain and France where wrong, so let me guess Italy.

  • Robert Andersonsays:

    Well that photo generated a wide variety of possible locations including: Madrid in Spain, Moscow, Tokyo, Taiwan, Frankfurt in Germany, Paris in France, Norway, Philadelphia in the USA, Scotland, Switzerland, Mexico City, United States – Pacific Northwest, England, Australia, Chicago, North Korea, Busan in South Korea, Austria, Yokohama in Japan, Los Angeles, Czech Republic – Near Prague, and Italy. All very different locations in so many ways, yet the real location has a lot in common with railroads in many of those cities and countries.

    Drum roll…….

    The real location is Seoul in South Korea which I’m sure will come as a surprise to many. I’m pleased so many people had a guess.

    Well done to Charlie Treft and Martin who were first to guess the collect location. Bill and Ian were close with their suggestion of Busan in South Korea.

  • Bill Alexandersays:

    Busan, South Korea

  • J E Wilsonsays:

    Pacific Northwest

  • Borissays:

    Italy

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