Re 4/4 II # 11181 and another of the first series are pulling train 13467, the VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT-EXPRESS (VSOE) from Basel SBB to Chiasso through the staircase of the Biaschina on the Gotthard... (more)
It's very calm along the Gotthard mountain line nowadays, sadly. But in summer time, there is still about 2 times a week the southbound VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT EXPRESS (VSOE) running over the line. ... (more)
Toronto MacMillan, ON - UP Salem, IL rack train 371 heads over top of Paris and the Grand River with 107 racks in tow.
11191 & 11247 pass Wassen whilst hauling the VSOE
The luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Calais to Venice on the lowest level of the loops at Wassen, pulled by Re 4/4 # 11164 and 11181, just on the lower Meienreuss bridge. Above is the ... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11198 and # 11161 (last green of the passenger division) are pulling train 13467, the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) on the Gotthard north ramp between Erstfeld and Ams... (more)
The situation on the 57 kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel north portal at Rynächt near Erstfeld, viewed from about 400 meter above the valley floor. The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) pull... (more)
The luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express with 17 cars is pulled by two Re 4/4 II of the SBB, running on the middle level of the loops at Wassen (on the left the middle Meienreuss bridge). Below... (more)
One of the most luxurious trains in the world, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, is crossing the 120 meter long Secken viaduct on the Gotthard north ramp on the way from Calais via Paris-Basel-Ch... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11244 and 11157 are pulling the heavy 17 cars of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) Calais-Paris-Basel-Chiasso-Venice over the 120 meter long Secken viaduct on the Gotthard north... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11132 and # 11140 with the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) near Erstfeld.
BDZ 44 201 and 44 106 with Venice Simplon Orient Express
Re 4/4 II # 11157 and 11251 with the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) from Calais via Paris-Basel-Gotthard-Chiasso to Venice. The train has 17 cars, mostly sleeping cars, but including several... (more)
The biggest legends are those which at its best can survive centuries. Venice-Simplon Orient Express - "King of trains," and literally "Train of kings", is a legend.
Re 420 "LION" # 225 and 222 in multiple are pulling the long 17 car Venice Simplon-Orient-Epress (VSOE) through Airolo station and will disapear in short time in the 15 km long Gotthard ... (more)