With "Albatros" to Bratislava
The meeting of historic railway vehicles in Bratislava was exceptional this year, because for this occasion special
steam express was going from Prague to Bratislava. The express was hauled by steam locomotive 498.022. This type of
steam locomotive is known as "Albatros". The express mainly consisted of sleeping cars with photographs and railway
fans. From Kúty to Bratislava the train was haulad by two Albatroses: 498.022 of Prague and 498.104 of Bratislava.
It was the first common trip of these two locomotives. On the return journey the train was hauled only by Prague's