Short but may be heavy tank train with the three Re 4/4 II 11166, 11284 and 11239.
Three Re 4/4 II locos Nos 11333, 11340 and 11349 cross the Haggrigen Bridge as they descend from the Gotthard tunnel with a short northbound freight train. This bridge was swept away by a rock sli... (more)
The last and only green Re 4/4 II of the passenger department, # 11161, is pulling Interregio 2165 Basel-Locarno on the uppermost level of the loops of Wassen, with several older supplementary car... (more)
Re 4/4 II and Re 6/6 awaiting their next assignment at the Erstfeld shed.
Two Re 4/4 II of the SBB are pulling the long and haevy 16-car luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) over the 2.6 % grade of tne northern ascent to the Gotthard tunnel near Wassen and ove... (more)
This Re 4/4 is evolving right at the bottom of the north grade of the St Gotthard, with the yard in the background and the famous locomotive shed on the left. The catenary poles are a mix of older... (more)
Even here in Switzerland cows are more interested in the photographer than in standing accurate in the field to complete the scene for the picture...
Nevertheless it was worthy to shot the scene ... (more)
On the St Gotthard trail that closely follows the line and displays nice explanation panels about the history of the railroad, a familly watches a helper returning to Erstfeld after pushing a heav... (more)
About to enter the Gotthard tunnel, waiting to be passed by a passenger train.
A Re 10/10 (Re 4/4 II and Re 6/6 coupled as a single unit) passes the Biasca station southward as the night falls over the Alp mountains.
The past and the future in Biasca
The past is represented by a Re 4/4 II in green livery, iconic of the 1960’s. There is only one such Re4/4 II in the SBB passenger locomotiv... (more)
On friday June 27, the VSOE (Venice Simplon Orient Express) was treated with a nice surprise, as it was hauled over the Saint Gotthard by the last green Re 4/4 II of the passenger division, while ... (more)
Re 4/4 II 11145 and 11158 are pulling the long and heavy "Venice Simplon-Orient-Express" (VSOE) from Basel via the Gotthard line to Chiasso above Wassen.