Photography contest

Aline Bastin Photography Contest

In 2019 CER invited its member companies to participate in the 7th edition of the European Railway Photography Contest, renamed in memory of our tragically departed colleague and friend.

The theme of the contest was: "Towards low-emission moblity: let's travel throughout Europe by rail".

Our thanks to all who participated! The 12 winning entries can be viewed below and will be displayed at the CER/UNIFE European Railway Award on 18 February 2020 in Brussels.


Click here to see the diaporama.

Tarik KARA, Turkey / "doguekpres"   Ivo RADOEV, Bulgaria / Sunset, sunflowers and sunny train   Martin TODOROV, Bulgaria / Blue hour tankers

Felix ALBRECHT, Germany / Ecofriendly with the red link from the European City to the golden October countryside   Cipolin Gelu POIANA, Romania / The conductor gives the sign of departure   David MARTIN TOMAS, Spain / "Grand vitesse"

Csaba PROHASZKA, Hungary / Autumn mood at Schoberpaß railway line   Wlodzimierz WLOCH, Poland / Blue Prague   Richard SADLOŇ, Slovakia / ZSSK Cargo Slovakia, 240.093-5

Barnabás FEKETE, Hungary / Lakeside  Dian ZAPRYANOV, Bulgaria / With train to the sunset  Şadiye YARALI, Turkey / Journey to history


Held on an annual basis, the contest seeks to find the 12 best pictures highlighting the modern, environmentally-friendly and human dimensions of railways. Winners each receive a 200 euros prize.


The contest is open to all residents of the 28 Member States of the European Union, Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Georgia, the Republic of North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine. Only photos taken in the above-mentioned countries can be submitted.

Please consult the complete rules of the contest by clicking here.


To see the winning pictures from past editions, click on the year: 201820172016201520142013.


For more information about the Aline Bastin Photography Contest, please contact CER at