Specialists installing a new bearer cable at the mountain railway in Ruhpolding have to work at precarious heights. It's not a job for anyone with vertigo!
On August 12, a key north-south rail line at Rastatt, Germany, was damaged during nearby construction. Serious disruption to rail freight shipments resulted. Crews are working feverishly to repair a tunnel.
The closure of a key German rail line linking northern and southern Europe is having huge knock-on effects across the continent. Operator Deutsche Bahn says repairs will take until October 7.
The humble bicycle is gradually shedding its grim association with Cuba's economic crisis and making a comeback buoyed by demand from tourists and Cubans frustrated by poor public transportation.
Ricardo Rossello, governor of the US territory, has called for "swift action" to help with the recovery from devastating Hurricane Maria. Many US citizens on the island are without adequate food, water or fuel.
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