A SBB RABDe 500 Tilting train runs south from Chiggionga, on the southern side of the Gotthard tunnel. A rock fall on the Zurich side of the tunnel had cancelled all trains between Goschenen and E... (more)
ICN (Intercity-Neigezug) from Lugano to Zürich near Erstfeld
Looks like the Intercity 827 Brig - Romanshorn (or some other train along its way) didn't cope well with the weather, so it was replaced in Zurich by this 1960s spare train, which you can see here... (more)
After the snowfall of about 4 inches yesterday, sun came out today for a short time. RABDe 500 011 with name of Blaise Cendrars (a french speaking swiss writer) is runing as ICN 518 from St.Gallen... (more)
After the snowfall of about 4 inches yesterday, sun came out today for a short time. Re 4/4 II 11320, the only of the series in this orange paint scheme, rented to the independent railway "Railcar... (more)
The 12.04 Basle to Locarno train passes the village of Sisikon on the shore of the Vierwaldstattersee (Lake Lucerne). From Fluelen, the next station, it will become the 'Wilhelm Tell Express'.
New TGV Lyria
A double-deck InterCity train vom St. Gallen to Genève-Aéroport passes the viaduc de Conversion near Lausanne.
Re 4/4ii 11219 slows for the stop at Flüelen with IR2181 16:07 Basel to Locarno
Re 4/4ii 11302 passes through the closed station at Wassen with the 11:45 Locarno-Basel
Times go by. The former pride of the SBB, Gotthard locomotives Ae 6/6 11417 "Fribourg" with 4416 kW (round 6000 HP), built in 1958 by SLM, BBC and MFO, and # 11503 "Payerne", cannibalized and vand... (more)
Re 4/4ii 11209 rounds the lower curve at Wassen with IR2173 12:03 Basel-Locarno
Test run in multiple of doubledeck trainsets RABe 511 009 (six car ZVV version for S-Bahn Zürich) and 511 109 (4 car RegioExpress version for service in the Lausanne/Geneva region) in Weinfelden.
A Re 460 with an EW IV push-pull train is crossing the Grandfey viaduct over the Schiffenen lake.
The swans were a little more than a lucky coincidence - we had no bread to attract ... (more)