Yesterday in the early morning, train 2858 from Zürich to Schaffhausen had a serious collision with commuter train 18014 in Rafz. The train driver was seriously injured and 5 passengers received m... (more)
Today in the early morning, train 2858 from Zürich to Schaffhausen had a serious collision with commuter train 18014 in Rafz. The train driver was seriously injured and 5 passengers received minor... (more)
Today at about 6:45 an Interregio from Zürich to Schaffhausen hit a S-Bahn train in Rafz. The current state of guesswork is that the Interregio was late and supposed to overtake the S-Bahn train, ... (more)
Anatomy of a Big Hook.Here is a little different view of the Nevada Northern Railway Museum's Big Hook...the 1907-vintage Steam Wrecking Crane A. This contraption weighs as much as a stea... (more)
Big Hook: A very useful engine.Wreckmaster John Henry watches as this Nevada Northern wrecking crew rigs a derailed hopper for a lift back onto the iron in the East Ely Yard. Nevada Nort... (more)
8218 will be one of the SD60 variants back on the rails, not long after this was take. 4663 will need some attention to repair damage sustained when the trestle over Rice Creek collapsed under it.
Southern Railway Appalachia Division mechanical department employees are cleaning up a major coal train derailment in 1968, assisted by heavy equipment from local contractors. The gentleman in the... (more)
A portion of a 56-car derailment at Imboden, VA--the result of a runaway down the 3.5 percent grade from Crest, VA to Appalachia on the St. Charles Branch of the Appalachia Division.
In her last use as a steam-powered machine, Interstate Railroad's derrick W-50 is helping to clean up a major coal train derailment on the steep (3.5 percent) descent from Crest to Appalachia, VA.... (more)
Broken line near Bawdwin due to monsoon