A very picturesque tramway: The Riffelalptram is the highest tramway in Europe. Length 675m, gauge 800mm, maximum speed 10 km/h, the power comes from a accumulator. This tram runs between the rail... (more)
What a summerday in the Swiss Mountains: Cogwheel-railway from Gornergrat (3089 meters over sealevel) to Zermatt (1631 meters over sealevel) near the upper station with the world famous Matterhorn... (more)
The mystic Matterhorn was on this day even more mystic with this all the time wafting clouds around the peak. Two of the newest Bhe4/6 type EMU are descending to Zermatt while the other two are ju... (more)
Two low floor EMU of type Bhe 4/6 are descending from the Gornergrat.
With the unmistakeable peak of the Matterhorn (4478M) dominating the background, a Gornergratbahn train approaches Europe's highest outdoor station at Gornergrat (3089M)
An MGB unit approaches Monte Rosa, with a service for Zermatt.
An MGB unit climbs away from Randa, bound for Brig.
MGB No.5 approaches the station at Monte Rosa, heading out towards Tasch and Zermatt.
MGB No. 3 heads downhill on the approach to Randa station, final destination Zermatt.
An MGB push pull set heading into Randa, with a train from Zermatt.
In Glacier Express livery, MGB No.4 is seen heading for Zermatt, here between Randa and Tasch.
MGB No.5 rushes north towards Randa from Zermatt in the snow.
MGB (Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn) shunting loc
At 10,135ft above sea level, it was a bit chilly taking this photo! A late afternoon train arrives at the terminus of the Gornergratbahn, high in the Alps.
The two double rack railcars Bhe 4/8 3041 and 3044 are on the ascent above Riffelalp from Zermatt up to Gornergrat, with the impressive view to the Matterhorn (4477 meter a.s.l.).