Welcome to PTGs second exploration of the railways of Finland, designed to (almost) finish off those freight lines not covered by recent tours. The tour will start in Finland’s third city, Tampere, and run along the south coast before following the Russian border north almost to the Arctic Circle. Now we will head west to the Gulf of Bothnia, making a day excursion northwards (hopefully entering Sweden briefly) before returning to Tampere down the west coast. Truly a Grand Finland Circular! Motive power will be provided by the Haapamäki Museum Locomotive Society, possibly with Finnish Railways locomotives featuring on branches with axle loading restrictions. Expect lots of trees and lakes along with almost continuous daylight as we get further north, as well as some very attractive Finnish towns such as Savonlinna with its famous castle.
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