Today, the newly painted and renovated Gotthard locomotive Ae 6/6 # 11411 "ZUG" was presented officially in Erstfeld. It was built in 1956 by SLM, MFO and BBC and was in use for the SBB until 2009... (more)
That was precisely the moment today at 02.07 PM, when the wonderful newly painted and decorated with renewed chrome trim Ae 6/6 # 11411 with name and blazon of canton "ZUG" left the shed building ... (more)
Swiss 1930's high-tech
This engine was built in 1932. This was the best of electric engine technology at the time. The Büchli gear installed here is considered a tech marvel.
The French 'Mountain' steamer 241A 65 in the yard of Erstfeld, bevor the climb over the Gotthard pass, on the way to a short service stop
SBB Historic Ce 6/8 I 14201 at Erstfeld
Re 486 505 + 486 506 are passing with their container train near Erstfeld.
High speed tilting train ETR 470 002 running as Eurocity 15 from Zurich to Milan between Erstfeld and Amsteg. Clearly visible the cant of the cars of up to 8 degree in this curve, which can passed... (more)
Re 6/6 # 11610 with a freight transporting parts of new switches "just in time" on spezialized cars WTW (Weichentransportwagen) of Euroswitch company from Hägendorf to Airolo.
33000 HP pulling a freight up the Gotthard north ramp above Erstfeld. Re 6/6 # 11682, Re 4/4 II # 11341 and # 11343, Re 6/6 # 11666.
In the cab of the operational "crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14253, built in 1919 by SLM Winterthur and MFO Oerlikon.
Ae 6/6 # 11488 (former "Mendrisio"), built in 1964 by SLM, BBC and MFO, on the turntable Erstfeld by night. The locomotive is retired in the moment, but could easily be back in service if required... (more)
Re 620 059 and a Re 421 are pulling freight train 49079 from Basel Kleinhüningen Hafen to Chiasso on the Gotthard north ramp near Silenen.